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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    tribute to departed comrades Members of the public are invited to join in the personal tribute segment of the program Navy Rear Admiral Nora Tyson Vice Director of the Joint Staff will deliver this year s keynote address A Naval aviator she was the first woman to command a carrier strike group Carrier Strike Group 2 where she led the USS George H W Bush Strike Group on its maiden deployment in support of operations in both the 6th and 5th Fleet areas of responsibility Also at the Memorial for Memorial Day commemorative activities is a special exhibit that pays tribute to the women who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq A New Generation of Warriors 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 Also on display is the special In Memoriam Book located in the Memorial s Hall of Honor The book a living memorial that is updated as necessary includes the picture awards and decorations and biographical information of the 154 military women who have lost their lives in these wars The

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    year s keynote address is Ms Gabriele P M Tyler Deputy Director of Transition Strategic Outreach Industry and Soldier Connection for the U S Army A woman veteran herself she is responsible for oversight of the Army s employment and transition programs for Soldiers and Family members Five servicewomen one from each military service will join Ms Tyler in paying tribute to the nation s military veterans For more information

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Antonio Giuliano the event will include discussions with the artists and other special guests related to the 9 11 Pentagon attack Featuring some 40 select images taken at the Pentagon on 9 11 some of which have never been presented to the public Still Standing Still Free includes the work of Greater Washington DC area professional photographers Sean Kelley Joe Pisciotta Stephen Jaffe and Bob Pugh The photography exhibition will

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    a formal program featuring renowned tenor Antonio Giuliano the event will include discussions with the artists and other special guests related to the 9 11 Pentagon attack Featuring some 40 select images taken at the Pentagon on 9 11 some of which have never been presented to the public Still Standing Still Free includes the work of Greater Washington DC area professional photographers Sean Kelley Joe Pisciotta Stephen Jaffe and

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    This year s keynote address will be delivered by Navy Rear Admiral Michelle Howard who currently serves as the Chief of Staff to the Director Strategic Plans and Policy the Joint staff A 1982 graduate of the United States Naval Academy she has had numerous commands at sea beginning in 1999 as the first African American woman to command a ship in the U S Navy From 2009 2010 she commanded Task Force 151 Multi national Counter piracy effort and Task Force 51 Expeditionary Forces which rescued the crew of Maersk Alabama when they were overrun by Somali pirates in April 2009 Also at the Memorial for Memorial Day commemorative activities is a special exhibit that pays tribute to the women who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq A New Generation of Warriors 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 Also on display is the special In Memoriam Book located in the Memorial s Hall of Honor The book a living memorial that is updated as necessary includes the picture awards and decorations

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Press/MemorialDay12PR.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Retired Lt Cmdr Linda Maloney is a 20 year veteran of the Navy and a decorated combat aviator She is also a mother raising two boys Military Fly Moms tells the stories of more than 70 military woman aviators who like Linda Maloney also hold the title Mom The book speaks to these groundbreaking women and their experiences as professional military officers aviators wives and mothers Inspiring to everyone who is juggling career and family Military Fly Moms illustrates that the two are not mutually exclusive Joining Lt Cmdr Maloney will be several of the women whose stories are part of Military Fly Moms Attendees will have the opportunity to hear their stories and learn firsthand about their work life balance experiences as well as share the day to day challenges faced by every military mom The book talk is free and open to the public Maloney and fellow aviators will be on hand for a book signing immediately following the event Copies of Military Fly Moms will be available for sale at the Memorial Gift Shop Those interested in attending are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch and enjoy this lunchtime discussion To reserve a seat or for

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    to the position in June 2011 she directs the administration of VA s disability compensation pension education home loan guaranty vocational rehabilitation and employment and life insurance programs and an annual budget of more than 72 3 billion Secretary Hickey is a 27 year Veteran of the Air Force having served on Active Duty the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve She is a 1980 graduate of the

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Press/VeteransDay2011PR.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    as she speaks about her wartime service and military nursing during WWII at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial gateway to Arlington National Cemetery on Sunday October 16 2011 at 2 00 p m In an increasingly rare opportunity to learn firsthand from our greatest generation warriors Brownie will talk about her training her deployment to England and later to France and Germany She will also talk about her role in the liberation of some 129 000 prisoners from Mauthausen Concentration Camp in Austria Mauthausen was part of the largest concentration camp complexes in German controlled Europe The program a legacy building event is an opportunity to meet an extraordinary military woman and a hands on way to learn more about the history of WWII and women in the military and more specifically the details of WWII military nursing The event is free and open to the public Light refreshments will be served RSVPs are requested and can be made by emailing hq womensmemorial org or calling 703 533 1155 800 222 2294 The Women s Memorial located at the gateway to Arlington National Cemetery is readily accessible by Metro Blue Line and paid parking is available The

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