The U.S. Army Women's Foundation

Announcing The “Six Triple Eight” Legacy Scholarship

The U.S. Army Women’s Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the “Six Triple Eight” legacy scholarship to honor and recognize the service of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion. This scholarship will be awarded annually based on merit, academic potential, personal essay, community service, letters of recommendation, and financial need. The scholarship was established through the generosity of  U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Fame members and charter donors BG (Ret.) Clara Adams Ender, COL (Ret.) Edna W. Cummings and MSG (Ret.) Elizabeth Helm-Frazier.

Click Here to Learn More about the Scholarship Eligibility

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The United States Army Women’s Museum is Open!

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

The United States Army Women’s Museum, located at Fort Lee, 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 “A” Adams Avenue, Fort Lee, Virginia.

Watch a Video of the Renovated Galleries at the Army Women's Museum

Give The Army Women’s Foundation a Smile with AmazonSmile

Shopping on Amazon Smile is an easy and great way to donate to the Army Women’s Foundation. If you’re planning to shop online through Amazon, be sure to use www.smile.amazon.com. The process and feel of your shopping experience will be the same, but did you know that if you select the US Army Women’s Foundation as your charity, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price, and at no additional cost to you?

Simply click the button below or go to AmazonSmile.com, and select the US Army Women’s Foundation as your charity.  In order for the Foundation to receive credit, you must go through AmazonSmile.

If you have any questions about how this works, please contact Beth Spitzley at our Fort Lee office, 804-734-3078.

Support AWF by shopping using Amazon Smile!

Honoring Service & Sacrifice

The 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

Free Online Financial Webinar

“It’s Your Estate, Are You In Control?”

The next Webinar Event is

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 4:00-5:00 PM Eastern Time

You’re Invited to Attend a One-Hour Educational Seminar entitled “It’s Your Estate, Are you in Control?”  AWF and Prudential Pathways teams this month to bring a free webinar on Estate Planning on Thursday, 9 June 2022.  The webinar is free and anyone can attend.   We hope to see you virtually!

Date & Time: Thursday, 9 June , from 4:00-5;00 (EST).

Topic: “It’s Your Estate, Are You in Control?”

This seminar will cover important topics like these:
 Importance of estate planning
 How assets are transferred at death
 Legal documents
 And more

To access the WebEX, you must register in advance to participate!

https://cvent.me/EzyM8I

Register Here for the 9 June Estate Planning Webinar

Announcing New Scholarship Opportunities

Stay Tuned to Learn of Exciting New Opportunities

Stay Tuned to Apply for a 2023 Legacy Scholarship

Watch our social media for scholarship opportunities.

The Army Women’s Foundation offers scholarships to further your education. The window to apply for 2023 Scholarship Applications will be announced at the end of the year, 2022.

All application materials, including online application form, essay, official transcript(s), two recommendations, proof of matriculation at a designated accredited academic institution, as well as commander’s verification of active duty or qualified documentation of the sponsor or woman’s service (e.g. Dept. of Defense Form DD-214, Discharge Documents, Active Service Documents, etc.), must be submitted and postmarked by as directed by the deadline.

2022 Scholarship Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

 2022 Hall of Fame Ceremony

If you missed this year’s ceremony, you can still watch the Ceremony!

View the 2022 Hall of Fame Ceremony

The Army Women’s Foundation recognizes the extraordinary achievements of Army women and those who support them through our Hall of Fame Inductions.

All Donations Matter

Your contributions support the following

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Legacy Scholarships

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Professional Development

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Honoring Exceptional Women Soldiers

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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

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