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Hours of Operation at the Women's Memorial
The Women In Military Service For America Memorial is open daily from 8am to 5pm.


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March is Women's History Month: Celebrate Servicewomen of "Character, Courage, and Commitment"
Women's History Month 2014 is a perfect opportunity to honor our very own women of character, courage and commitment by contributing to the Women's Memorial in their honor.
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Nominate a Women Veteran Leader Champion of Change
This March, the White House Office of Public Engagement will host a Champions of Change event for women veteran industry leaders, to highlight their incredible contributions to our nation's business, public and community service sectors.
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Women's Memorial Members Make the 2014 Calendar A Success!
Every year, the calendar showcases some aspect of our story. For 2014, we chose to highlight the rich legacy of service that has been passed from generation to generation of women who have served. Read more about the calendar and view the some 280 photos submitted by Women's Memorial members and supporters.
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Women's History Month 2014 Kick Off
Kick off Women's History Month 2014 at the Women's Memorial with an all-women ensemble of the United States Air Force Band at the Women's Memorial.
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Coast Guard Celebrates Women's History Month
Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught is scheduled to deliver the Women's History Month keynote address at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, VA.
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Women's Week
A panel discussion related to women in combat is scheduled at the Nebraska Union on Tuesday, at 7 pm, March 18, as part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Women's Week.
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Lunch-time Concert Features World-Class Musicians
Bring your brown-bag lunch and join us at the Women's Memorial for a lunch-time Women's History Month concert on Thursday, March 20, at 11:45 am, featuring an all-woman Army musical ensemble from The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own."
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4th Annual Veteran Woman Owned Small Business Seminar
Get the information you need to have your own business at he 4th Annual Veteran Woman Owned Small Business Seminar on Thursday, March 20.
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AcademyWomen's Annual OWLS and Career Coaching Workshop
Registration is now open for AcademyWomen's annual Officer Women Leadership Symposium (OWLS) and Career Coaching Workshop scheduled for April 3-5, 2014.
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Tell 3 Women—Pay Forward the Legacy Registration Campaign Underway
Tell 3 Women—Pay Forward the Legacy is the Women’s Memorial Foundation’s latest effort to help the nation’s 2.5 million women veterans, past and present, take their rightful place in history.
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Authors, Journalists, Scholars & Researchers
 

From time to time, the Foundation is asked to help writers, scholars and researchers identify military women, past and present, who are willing to participate in surveys, studies and interviews for books, research papers or projects relating to women’s military service.
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On Exhibit
 

A New Generation of Warriors
A special exhibit honoring the servicewomen of Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. The exhibit speaks to the wartime experiences of these women through the memorabilia of 101st Airborne Division soldier CPL Jessica Ellis, who was killed in action on Mother's Day, May 11, 2008, in Baghdad, Iraq.
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Fallen Military Women Quilt Exhibit Extended
The Fallen Military Women Quilt exhibit, a tribute to the servicewomen who have lost their lives in Operation Iraqi and Enduring Freedom, has been extended indefinitely. The quilt contains the names of 113 of the servicewomen who have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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Preview Our Permanent and Special Exhibits
View a list of current exhibits at the Women's Memorial and their descriptions in the Exhibit section of the Women's Memorial Web site.
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Online Exhibit: Oral History Highlight—'To Wear WASP Wings'
In this Oral History Highlight, learn about Lorraine Rodgers who was one of the 1,074 Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) who helped change women’s military history.
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In-Memoriam Honor Roll
 

The Women’s Memorial Foundation presents a special In-Memoriam Honor Roll in tribute to the service and sacrifice of the women who have died in defense of our nation since the Global War on Terror began.
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For Your Information
 

Update Your Information
Let us know if you've moved or changed your military status, telephone number or e-mail address. Keeping your contact information up to date is important to all of us.
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Volunteers Needed
Your Memorial needs you! Check out volunteer opportunities at the Women's Memorial.
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Employment Opportunities
 

Check out current job openings at the Women's Memorial and the Memorial Foundation.
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Helpful Links
 

View links to veterans organizations and other resources.
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