Events


Women In Military Service For America Memorial

Upcoming Events

August 2018

August 13: Exhibit Opening in Honor of 100th Anniversary First Women Enlisting in the Marines, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


You are invited to the opening of a special exhibition chronicling 100 years of service by Women Marines throughout history.

Special Guest and Keynote Speaker:

Lieutenant General Loretta “Lori” Eleanor Reynolds, Deputy Commandant for Information, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps and Commander of Marine Corps Forces Strategic Command.

This event is free but we ask that you kindly RSVP to attend by clicking to register through EventBrite here. If you have any questions related to the event, please contact Marilla Cushman: 703-533-1155, ext. 109

If you are unable to attend, watch the event live on the Women’s Memorial Facebook page.

This event is in partnership with the VA Center for Women Veterans, the Women Marines Association and the Veteran’s Canteen Service, and select exhibit photographs courtesy of The Washington Post.


September 2018

September 24: Nebraska All-Woman Patriot Flight

Patriotic Productions of Omaha, NE, raised funds and organized trip for women veterans to visit the Memorial.


November

November 12: WIMSA Veterans Day Program

More details coming soon.

November 16-18: Veteran’s Portrait Project

On November 16th, there will be a reception and exhibit opening of Stacy Pearsall’s “Shooter: Combat from Behind the Camera.” Pearsall is will also give a keynote speech.

From November 16-18, we will hold the Veteran’s Portrait Project. Photoshoot details coming soon.

See more details here. These events are free, but we ask that you kindly RSVP. Registration page coming soon.

This program is sponsored by the Fluor Military Support Coalition, Veterans Canteen Service and Comcast Military in partnership with the Center For Women Veterans.


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Aug
4

Coast Guard Day

Aug
13

100th Anniversary of Women Enlisting in the Marine Corps - Exhibit Opening

Aug
18

Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote

Aug
29

Marine Corps Reserve Birthday

Sep
11

Patriot Day

Sep
18

Air Force Birthday

Sep
24

Nebraska All-Woman Patriot Flight

Sep
24

Nebraska All-Woman Patriot Flight

Oct
1

WIMSA Anniversary (1997)

Oct
13

Navy Birthday

Nov

Military Family Month

Nov

Warrior Care Month

Nov
8

Anniversary of Public Law 90-130 allows women to be promoted to higher service grades (1967)

Nov
10

Marine Corps Birthday

Nov
11

Anniversary of the Dedication of the Vietnam Women's Memorial (1993)

Nov
11

Veterans Day

Nov
16-18

Veteran Portrait Project

Dec
1

Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor (1941)

Dec
5

Anniversary of Repeal of Ban of Women Flying Combat Missions (1991)

Dec
13

National Guard Birthday

May
28

Women In Military Service For America Memorial
Foundation - Memorial Day Program – 4pm – 5:30pm
– free
and open to the public

June
12

Anniversary of the 1948 Women Armed Services
Integration Act
that permitted women to serve as full
members of the U.S.armed forces.

June
14

Army Birthday

June
23

Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday