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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    the story of today s military women Table top display featuring artifacts donated by women serving in the Global War on Terror Women s Memorial Foundation Photo 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 The Global War on Terror exhibit includes an American flag carried by women pilots on board US military aircraft during three separate combat missions in Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom Women s Memorial Foundation Photo 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 aircraft during three separate combat missions in honor of all women of the US Armed Forces Also The

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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    and in schools the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County CA Commission on the Status of Women initiated a Women s History Week celebration in 1978 The Commission chose the week of March 8 in order to focus its observance around International Women s Day Within a few years a Congressional Resolution declared National Women s History Week making the annual celebration a national observance These early women s

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Education/WHM09Why.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    The History Collections section of our Web site is filled with information stories and resources to help you learn more about the history of America s servicewomen While in the History section be sure to visit History Highlight History Archive Frequently Asked Historical Questions Learn More About the History of Women Serving in America s Defense The Collections Sections has some great stories about various items in our world class archive which can be found at Collection Highlight and Collection Archive Oral Histories The Foundation s Oral History Collection includes interviews with servicewomen from a variety of services and eras Visit the our Web site s Oral History section to learn more about the program to read excerpts from some of the transcripts check out an Oral Highlight or the Oral History Archive To obtain a transcript from an oral history a list of available transcripts or to record your oral history contact the Oral History staff at oralhistory womensmemorial org or 703 533 1155 800 222 2294 Education Resources Our Education Resources page presents a wide range of materials including articles in celebration of past commemorations of Women s History Black History Asian Pacific American History Native American History

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Education/WHM09Resources.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Education Task Force of the Sonoma County CA Commission on the Status of Women initiated a Women s History Week celebration in 1978 The Commission chose the week of March 8 in order to focus its observance around International Women s Day Within a few years a Congressional Resolution declared National Women s History Week making the annual celebration a national observance These early women s history commemorations spurred more

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Education/WHM08Why.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Keicia M Hines USA Private First Class Holly J McGeogh USA Private First Class Nichole M Frye USA Captain Gussie M Jones USA Specialist Tyanna S Avery Felder USA Specialist Michelle M Witmer USA Specialist Isela Rubalcava USA Private First Class Leslie D Jackson USA Private First Class Melissa J Hobart USA Sergeant First Class Linda Ann Tarango Griess USA Sergeant Tatjana Reed USA Sergeant Shawna M Morrison IL ARNG Specialist Jessica L Cawvey IL ARNG Sergeant Pamela G Osbourne USA Sergeant Cari A Gasiewicz USA Sergeant Tina S Time USAR Sergeant Jessica M Housby IL ARNG Specialist Katrina L Bell Johnson USA Specialist Lizbeth Robles USA Specialist Adriana N Salem USA Specialist Aleina Ramirezgonzalez USA Private First Class Sam W Huff USA Specialist Carrie L French ID ARNG Lance Corporal Holly A Charette USMC Corporal Ramona M Valdez USMC Petty Officer 1st Class Regina R Clark USN Sergeant First Class Tricia L Jameson NE ARNG Private First Class Lavena Lynn Johnson USA Specialist Toccara R Green USA Airman First Class Elizabeth N Jacobson USAF First Lieutenant Debra A Banaszak MO ARNG Sergeant Julia V Atkins USA Sergeant Myla L Maravillosa USA Sergeant Regina C Reali USAR First Lieutenant Jaime L Campbell AK ARNG Private First Class Tina M Priest USA Private First Class Amy A Duerksen USA Sergeant Amanda N Pinson USA Lance Corporal Juana NavarroArellano USMC Petty Officer 2nd Class Jaime S Jaenke USN Private First Class Hannah L McKinney USA Second Lieutenant Emily J T Perez USA Sergeant Jennifer M Hartman USA First Lieutenant Ashley L Henderson Huff USA Lieutenant Commander Jane E Lanham Tafoya USN Sergeant Denise A Lannaman NY ARNG Sergeant Jeannette T Dunn USA Major Megan M McClung USMC Major Gloria D Davis USA Seaman Sandra S Grant USN Senior Airman Elizabeth A Loncki

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Education/WHM08Tribute.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    America s response to the attacks the Global War on Terror Communication with friends and family was different from previous wars when members of the military relied on snail mail and rare phone calls to keep in touch In the War on Terror Internet e mail and accessible telephone service improved the speed and frequency of communication for many servicewomen This one of a kind online exhibit provides an up

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Education/WHM08Baghdad.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    women Table top display featuring artifacts donated by women serving in the Global War on Terror Women s Memorial Foundation Photo 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 The Global War on Terror exhibit includes an American flag carried by women pilots on board US military aircraft during three separate combat missions in Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom Women s Memorial Foundation Photo 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 aircraft during three separate combat missions in honor of all women of the US Armed Forces Also The Baghdad Diaries shows how 21st century

    Original URL path: http://www.womensmemorial.org/Education/WHM08GWOT.html (2016-02-09)
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  • Women In Military Service For America Memorial
    Marine Corps welcomed a new commander of its Recruit Depot in San Diego making Brig Gen Angela Salinas the first woman in Marine Corps history to lead one of its two recruit training facilities Lady Thunderbird tells the story of a 5 year old girl who stood in awe of an F 4 Phantom fighter jet at an air show in 1979 and 26 years later became the first woman demonstration pilot in the Thunderbirds 52 year history and the first on any US military high performance jet team USCG Makes History 1st Ever Woman Vice Commandant highlights the story of VADM Vivien Crea the Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard and the first woman ever to serve as a deputy service chief in any of the US Armed Forces NASA Names 2nd Woman Space Shuttle Commander offers a look at USAF Col Pamela Melroy who was named commander of a space shuttle mission in 2006 making her the second woman ever to command a shuttle mission Race in Space shares the unique story of the first ever astronaut in space to become an official marathon participant and finisher End of an Era captures the remarkable story of Charlotte Winters the last known surviving woman veteran of World War I who died in 2007 History Collections The History Collections section of our Web site is filled with information stories and resources to help you learn more about the history of America s servicewomen About the History of Women Serving in America s Defense offers a series of historical articles that take you on a journey through women s service from the early years into the 21st Century The Exhibits American Servicewomen in the Global War on Terror pays tribute to America s servicewomen serving in Afghanistan and Iraq It opened Nov 11 2005 and will remain on display indefinitely The exhibit offers a brief glimpse of some of the women who have been a part of America s response to the September 11 2001 attacks and the ensuing Global War on Terror Our Exhibit Archive presents new subjects and materials and focuses on individuals groups and events to extend the reach of our programs and projects and to highlight our resources Oral Histories The Foundation s Oral History Collection includes interviews with servicewomen from a variety of services and eras To obtain a transcript from an oral history a list of available transcripts or to record your oral history contact the Oral History staff at oralhistory womensmemorial org or 703 533 1155 or 800 222 2294 These are just a few of the women who have shared their stories of military service for America LT Reyna Hernandez USCG A 2003 graduate of the Coast Guard Academy LT Hernandez served as Executive Officer aboard the USCGC Monomoy WPB 1326 while forward deployed to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2005 to 2006 MGySgt Rosemarie Weber USMC An active duty Marine from 1980 to 2006 MGySgt Weber completed

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