The Military Women’s Memorial is a one-of-a-kind tribute to America’s Servicewomen, past and present. The Memorial features an education center, interactive exhibits, and a world-class collection of military women’s stories.
The Heart of Our Memorial
Preserving Her Story
We are the leading memorial and education center honoring the commitment, contributions and experiences of Servicewoman.
Three million women have served in or with the Armed Forces since the American Revolution. By contributing names and information to our Register, you can help us record and preserve stories that will otherwise be lost to history and unknown to future generations.
Learn about the Register, why registering is important, and who can register at Make HERstory:
Learn & Experience
What Her Story Can Teach You
As the only historical repository documenting all military women’s service, we educate and inspire through innovative and interactive exhibitions, our world-class collections, and engaging programs and events for all generations.
Born during a time when our country seeks healing amid persistent calls to dismantle systemic racism, this exhibit seeks to highlight the diversity of women of color in the nation’s defense.
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How You Can Support Her Story
Available in four colors, this woman’s baseball cap with is designed with the Military Woman’s Memorial logo, a low profile, pre-curved visor, and adjustable strap with buckle.
These cute and cuddly 16 inch plush servicewomen dolls are available donning the uniforms of the Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, and Air Force. They have flexible joints for movement in arms and legs and the removable clothing has loop and hook closures.
What People are Saying
“A stellar experience”
“Knowledgeable staff, and a powerful reminder of the contributions of women in the military. Ask a docent for a tour, the stories are amazing!“
“A must see when visiting Arlington“
“As a Veteran of the US Army, I am super impressed with this memorial. The exhibits are extensive and creative, and the building itself is just incredible. It is a testament to those of us who served and sacrificed.“
“Amazing place and my experience left me speechless.”
“The site is very well maintained. It provides a great visual for those that just don’t know about us and it also provides a home for all of us that might have no where else to call home in the male-dominate environment..“
“What an amazing gem tucked into Arlington.”
“I literally walked into this by accident when we were exploring the area around Arlington. Do not miss this if you are taking time to reflect.“
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News & Updates
2022 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient and Military Women’s Memorial Founding President Brig. Gen. Wilma L. Vaught To Be Celebrated With Multi-Purpose Center Named in Her HonorArlington, Va. (September 12, 2022)— The Military Women’s Memorial (MWM), the nation's...
July 7, 2022 – This summer has been packed with several exciting events at the Military Women's Memorial and many opportunities to honor the contributions of America's servicewomen - and there is still so much more to come! From new stops on the "Color of...
Arlington, Va. (May 25, 2022)— The Military Women’s Memorial (MWM), the nation's only major memorial honoring all women’s military service will be reopening its doors this Memorial Day weekend after a 6-month partial renovation. Timed to join the nation in honoring...
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