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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    II 1941 1945 The final World War II case Serving on the Homefront World War II 1941 1945 features Women Airforce Service Pilots Civil Defense Workers and the Cadet Nurse

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/WWII_Volunteer.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    deployment to the Persian Gulf as Operation Iraqi Freedom began in 2003 The project grew and quilters from across the United States sent donations of material and supplies After the ship s return the Falls Church Quilt Unlimited Guild of Virginia completed the project In the Persian Gulf the crew treated coalition sick and wounded Iraqi civilians and Iraqi prisoners of war Photographs and a scrapbook about the ship the

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/comfortquilt.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Victory includes a copy of the Women s Armed Services Integration Act of 1948 as well as photographs and artifacts that depict the controversy and testimony surrounding the legislation that gave women a permanent place in the US Armed Forces

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/SweetVictory.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    1950 1953 Called to Duty Korean War 1950 1953 presents the experiences of servicewomen in America s Forgotten War including treating the wounded world wide service in the burgeoning Cold War and the stateside recruiting and recall of women Women

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/Korea_Called2Duty.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    call for artifacts earlier this year The wonderful thing about this exhibit is that it is organic said Lee Ann Ghajar the Foundation s curator of exhibits We have received hundreds of photographs and artifacts and numerous oral histories from women who are or have served in theater We ll be able to rotate objects in the exhibit to reflect the varied experiences of the women who have served there she said View a larger image Located in exhibit alcoves on each side of the Great Niche a combination of information panels images and excerpts from oral histories along with uniform displays and table top exhibits that house some of the many unique artifacts received make this powerful exhibit come to life for visitors Focusing on three primary areas daily life work and combat visitors learn about individual servicewomen s experiences in theater including women like Army SGT Valerie Dorsey Recounting her time in Iraq SGT Dorsey said I am a female paratrooper a noncommissioned officer a leader of soldiers My main mission is to train and lead soldiers into combat not just on the battlefield but in their daily lives as well I am the mother the sister and mentor to my soldiers View a larger image Artifacts used in the exhibit range from military issue Bibles to campaign medals and polarized goggles to a deck of cards featuring photos of insurgents used for quick identification by US security troops Also numerous items representing the local culture have been donated including an Afghani prayer rug and keepsakes from local bazaars Other items highlight some of the new roles of women in war including combat flight Standing against a backdrop of mosquito netting used in the region is an American flag that was carried by women pilots on board US

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/News/oefoifexhibit.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    ceremony were USO entertainer Connie Stevens and retired Army nurse BG Connie Slewitzke both of whom served during the Vietnam era Featuring rare personal photographs uniforms and artifacts from the region as well as official papers related to military women the exhibit honors the some 197 500 US servicewomen who served during the era Woven together with a timeline and digitized quotations by the women themselves the exhibit gives specific

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/News/VietnamExhibit.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    On Exhibit World War I Medical Instruments Exhibit A tabletop exhibit featuring WWI medical instruments and artifacts unique to WWI military women Women s Memorial Women s Memorial Foundation photos

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/WWI_MedicalInstruments.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    On Exhibit Groundbreaking June 22 1995 The Groundbreaking June 22 1995 exhibit captures the events related to the Memorial s groundbreaking Women s Memorial Women s Memorial Foundation photo

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/H&C/Exhibits/GroundbreakingExh.html (2016-02-09)
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