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

Celebrating July Observances

We hope you are enjoying the beginning of Summer! July is going to be a great month for your U.S. Army Women’s Foundation as we celebrate Independence Day and cheer on our Army athletes as they compete in the Summer Olympic Games. July also brings us commemorations such as National Hire a Veteran Day (July 25), National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day (July 27), and Buffalo Soldiers Day (July 28). Please check our social media channels to see how we are recognizing these special days.

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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…
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…
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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What’s Up Next

                     Join us Thursday, 25 July as we partner with the Female Mentoring Morale Program

We are extremely excited to announce the July FMMP session with our special guest speaker, the 23rd General Counsel of the United States Army, the Honorable Carri F. Ricci.
Honorable Ricci is one of our amazing Army senior leaders who is not only a huge supporter of the FMMP, but she is also an advocate for continuing to establish FMMP chapters throughout the Army and our Sister Services. We are honored to have her share her thoughts, the Army’s strategy, and leader roles and responsibilities with enforcing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) from a legal perspective.
As the Army’s Chief Lawyer, among Hon. Ricci’s many notable achievements and career successes, she is a retired LTC with a stellar 22-year career as an AG officer and combat veteran. She is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hispanic National Bar Association, and she held a pivotal role on the Fort Hood Independent Review Committee. Please invite your Soldiers and Civilians, especially your legal offices and teams, to participate in this discussion and learn more about the Army’s commitment to creating a safe and inclusive environment through the eyes of our legal system.
FMMP July Executive Board Session
Guest Speaker: Honorable Carri F. Ricci
Session Title: “Diversity as a Force Multiplier”
When: 25 Jul 2024 @ 1800-1930 (EST)
Where: ZOOM (Registration Link below – Access to session will be sent in a confirmation email from ZOOM to all registered participants)Registration Link:


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


Professional Development and Mentoring


Honoring Exceptional Women Soldiers


Preserving Army Women's History

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The E-Flagpole

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


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.