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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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  • To the exit of the cemetery is the monument to women in service, go up to the terrace, has good views of the city. It is recommended.
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  • Since the civil war to Afghanistan there was women participating in all conflicts, armed, and in this dedicated memorial to women in service in the wars, is located near the entrance of Arlington.
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  • This is the first site you can see once entering Arlington Memorial Cemetery (AMC). Its on the right and is surrounded by a Gold leaf covered iron fence. My wife is a retired First Sergeant, so she en...  more »
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  • Very nice and informative. Women in the military and service to our country, everyone should know the history.
  • Don't miss this on your visit to Arlington. It is uplifting, even funny at times, and really meaningful. You'll leave feeling proud of the Nation's women in uniform!
  • Not just a monument, go inside, it's a museum too (I didn't realize that until I had walked past it a few times on different occasions).
  • The Women in Military Service For America Memorial is the first stop you'll make if you're arriving at Arlington Cemetery by Metro. Inside there are plenty of great exhibits along with a presentation hall where you might catch a lecture on the history of Arlington Cemetery. If you're in to photography then you'll want to make the climb outside to see the amazing view back in to Washington, DC.
  • Nice memorial a must see.