Continuing the Mission to ServeHonor the Service and Sacrifice of Army Women
In 1969, a group of women soldiers formed our Foundation to remember and honor their service as members of the Women's Army Corps. Led by veterans, the US Army Women’s Foundation is the only nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated solely to honoring women who wear or have worn the US Army uniform.
The US Army Women’s Museum at Fort Lee, VA
The US Army Women’s Museum recently expanded and underwent a re-design of its galleries that showcase the amazing stories of women patriots who served our nation from the American Revolution to present day. The US Army Women’s Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to Army Women. Our Foundation is proud to provide financial support to the museum.
The museum is located at 2100 “A” Adams Avenue, Fort Lee, Virginia.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday- Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Honoring Service & Sacrifice
The U.S. Army Women’s Foundation is the premier support network for you, our Women Soldiers and Veterans. Together we are a strong team, building partnerships for success and serving as a voice and advocate for Army Women: Honor, Empower, Connect… It’s our mission
How We Help
Leader Development Forums
2020 Fall Leader Development Forum at the AUSA Annual Meeting
Monday, 12 October 2020
Honor – Empower – Connect
Do you need financial assistance for education? We can help.
We are no longer accepting applications for our 2020 Scholarships.
Hall of Fame
The Army Women’s Foundation recognizes the extraordinary achievements of Army women and those who support them. The 2020 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be at the Women in Military Service to America Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 2:00-5:00.
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“Today, every American can be proud that our military will grow even stronger with our mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters playing a greater role in protecting this country we love.”President Barack Obamaon opening combat arms jobs to women
“Over the last 38 years, I have had the opportunity to witness women soldiers jump out of airplanes, hike 10 miles, lead men and women, even under the toughest circumstances.”Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, USA, Ret.America’s first female four-star general
“We may destroy all the men in America, and we shall still have all we can do to defeat the women.”British Gen. Lord Charles CornwallisAmerican Revolutionary War
“Today, women are in combat, that is just a reality. Thousands of women have been decorated for valor…and have given their lives. Today, what was once a band of brothers has truly become a band of brothers and sisters.”Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, USA, Ret.America’s first female four-star general
“During the time I have had WACs under my command, they have met every test and task assigned to them ... their contributions in efficiency, skill, spirit, and determination are immeasurable.”American General Dwight D. Eisenhower
“They're fighting and they’re dying together, and the time has come for our policies to recognize that reality. We are making our military stronger, and we are making America stronger.”Former Defense Secretary Leon Panettaon lifting the combat exclusion ban