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Women in Military Service for America Memorial

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Address: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22201
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When it was dedicated in 1997, the Women's Memorial became the first major...

When it was dedicated in 1997, the Women's Memorial became the first major American memorial to honor women who have served in the United States military. The memorial also marks the ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery.

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Do not forget this memorial when you are in DC

This is one of those often overlooked memorials in DC - but please do not forget this incredible gem. This memorial shares the stories of the countless women in the military... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
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Moline, United States
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Moline, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is one of those often overlooked memorials in DC - but please do not forget this incredible gem. This memorial shares the stories of the countless women in the military - and some of their stories which are emotional, heartbreaking and motivating.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

At side of Arlington Cemetery, this place is a incredible monument. We must respect all the women who goes to war.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This was our last stop after a whole day at Arlington. I regret that we didn't stop here first and spend more time. I didn't realize when we first entered Arlington that there was an indoor component and so we figured we'd just walk by on the way out. I don't know if the exhibits inside change. We were lucky... More 

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Wonderful! Don't miss it! We were very impressed with the displays and with the information that was available.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Wonderful exhibits highlight the service of America's Women in the military! Also a bathroom and water fountain inside and a small gift shop. Get a nice priced and sized Iwo Jima statue here! More people should go inside and see what's there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The building itself is nicely designed with great lighting. I enjoyed all the exhibits, a walk through the history of women in the military.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This memorial is a testament to women who have given their lives to the United States from the Revolution War to present day. As a woman, it was emotional to read the stories of the women whose service was ignored by our government for year, especially those who paid their way home after their service. Side note, this was the... More 

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Seven Corners, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

A rather small, but nevertheless interesting memorial to women's role in the military. Mostly ignored by hordes of tourists. In my opinion, you should visit it even if you don't care about its contents. It offers a nice ACed environment to cool down after roaming the cemetery on a hot summer day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

One of the first memorials that you will see when traveling the tour-mobile. Short walk from the visitors center

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately many Arlington tourists/visitors overlook this wonderful tribute. Consider taking time from your day to learn about these patriotic women. You'll learn more than you thought you would, I'm certain. RIP Specialist Nicole Frye, KIA, Feb, 2004, Iraq. From Lena, WI.

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