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Women in Military Service for America Memorial, Arlington

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The Women’s Memorial, located at the Ceremonial Entrance to Arlington National Cemetery, is a 33,000 sq. ft. Memorial and Education Center. Dedicated on Oct. 18, 1997, the Memorial houses an exhibit gallery chronicling the history of women’s service, a 196-seat theater, Hall of Honor, conference room, gift shop and an outdoor terrace and Court of Valor. The heart of the Memorial is the Register, an interactive database that includes the name, picture, service history and awards and decorations of nearly 245,000 past and present servicewomen, who have taken their rightful place in history for generations to come by registering their service with the Memorial.
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  • Emotional. Inspiring. A must see and pay tribute to the women who have served and sacrificed. History of the past and present. Great displays and stories of women who have served out great country.  more »
  • Located in Arlington national cemetery with lots of history on women in the military as well as noted awards received. Nice gift shop and beautiful view of the cemetery. Very eye opening to the dedica...  more »
  • A very large building dedicated to the women that have served and are serving their country in the US military. A very nice collection of interesting facts and pictures from various points throughout ...  more »
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  • The small exhibits were clearly crafted with love and attention to detail. The videos and visuals were moving and informative. I was disappointed to see that this tribute to the women who have served receives no federal funding. Even through the cemetery was crowded, I was alone for much of my time in the memorial. If you are visiting Arlington, this memorial is certainly worth walking through.
  • What a great Memorial... Lots of history showing the women serving thru the ages!
  • The museum was booked for a catering event on the day and immediately following the services for Colonel Prevette. The meal was outstanding and the facility and displays were amazing. I was so proud as a woman to realize that so many had served our country and they were being honored with memorabilia and with so many displays. A great...
  • Appropriate memorial for the women who served in so many capacities during combat. Take some quiet time and wander through this memorial.
  • Had the opportunity to visit with my fellow sailors to have a flag flown over the Foundation for one of our retiring Chiefs.