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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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+1 703-533-1155

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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A little known gem!

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

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Anaheim, California
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Anaheim, California
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18 reviews
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

Thank amtwildcat
Inver Grove Hei
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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.

Thank Gail B
Atlanta, Georgia
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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 

Thank MycenaeD
Seven Corners, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
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.

Thank Seth J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

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

Thank KC4444
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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.

Thank majshanman
Danvers, MA
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Very cool old pictures from world war 2, all the old uniforms. Worth stopping in at if you're in Arlington Cemetery.

Thank JackGiarratana
Stayton, Oregon
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

This is dedicated to the women who have served and are serving our country. The displays are very informative!

Thank Stayton_OregonNana56
Mineola, New York
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is off to the right from the main administration building where you buy tickets. We (my wife and our two boys, 16 and 18) only stopped in for few minutes as we were short on time but we would spend more time next time we visit. Lots of information, some excellent history and well presented (exhibits, film clips, artifacts,... More 

Thank larry e

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