The U.S. Army Women's Foundation
Celebrating 55 Years of Service 1969 - 2024

Celebrating June Observances

June is National Safety Month, Pride Month along with the following observances: June 6 – The 80th Anniversary of D-Day: The Anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy, France in World War II; June 12 – Women Veterans Day: A day to recognize Women Veterans; June 14 – Flag Day: Commemorates the adoption of the United States flag by the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777; June 14 – The 249th Army Birthday: Celebrates the founding of the U.S. Armed Forces’ Land Warfare Service in 1775; June 19 – Juneteenth: Commemorates the Emancipation of Enslaved People in the US; June 27 – Korean War Veterans Armistice Day: 71st Anniversary of the Signing of the 1953 Armistice 

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June 3, 2024

June 12th is Women Veterans Recognition Day

(Photo: USCENTCOM) 12 June is Women Veterans Recognition Day.  The observance is celebrated each year…
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June 3, 2024

June 14th is the U.S. Army’s 249th Birthday!

(Photo: US Army) June 14th will be your U.S. Army’s 249th birthday. The birthday theme is “Honoring…
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May 18, 2024

Six Triple Eight Documentary and Descendants Panel, July 20, 2024

The Army Historical Foundation invites you to enjoy a screening of the 2019 documentary “The…

The United States Army Women’s Museum is Open!

The Hours of Operation are Tuesday-Friday, 9:00 – 4:30

The United States Army Women’s Museum, located at Fort Gregg-Adams, Virginia, showcases the amazing stories of women patriots who served our nation from the American Revolution to the present day.  The US Army Women’s Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to US Army Women.

The museum is located at 2100 Adams Avenue, Fort Gregg-Adams, Virginia.

Go to the OFFICIAL US Army site for the Army Women's Museum.

Honoring Service & Sacrifice

The US 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.

 

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In Case You Missed It

While commemorating our 55th Anniversary and celebrating Women’s History Month, the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation recognized extraordinary Army Women by awarding scholarships and inducting the 2024 class into the Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame. The keynote speaker was Major General Hope C. Rampy, Director of Military Personnel Management, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, United States Army.

The Foundation awarded scholarships to Army women and their lineal descendants and inducted the 2024 class of Army Women into the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame. We are grateful to our donors and corporate sponsors who helped ensure a remarkable event!

Watch the 2024 Hall of Fame Scholarship and Induction Ceremony

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Legacy Scholarships

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Professional Development and Mentoring

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Honoring Exceptional Women Soldiers

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Preserving Army Women's History

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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

Let the generations know that women in uniform also guaranteed their freedom.

Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, Medal of Honor Recipient, Civil Waron history and freedom

"The Army is people and the incredible contributions and achievements of our female Soldiers contribute significantly to the strength of America's Army."

General James C. McConville40th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

Trailblazers

Command Sergeant Major Evelyn Hollis, USA Ret.

Command Sergeant Major Evelyn Hollis, USA Ret.

Hall of Fame Inductee 2018

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Petrice McKey-Reese

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Petrice McKey-Reese

Hall of Fame Inductee 2018

First Female Army Rangers

First Female Army Rangers

Hall of Fame Inductees 2018

Lieutenant General Nadja West

Lieutenant General Nadja West

February 19, 2018

The US Army Women’s Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and a non-federal entity Headquartered at Fort Gregg-Adams, Virginia.
It is not part of the Department of Defense or its components and has no government status.