The U.S. Army Women's Foundation

The U.S. Army Field Band honors service members through “Songs of Service”

Enjoy the performance by the U.S. Army Field Band.  The first song, “Brass Ceiling,” performed at the Military Women’s Memorial, is a tribute to women who serve or who have served.  The video includes interviews with exceptional Army women leaders listed below. Key moments of the program are time-stamped for ease of viewing.

01:37    “Brass Ceiling” Composed by Laura Karpman and Performed by the U.S. Army Field Band
Interviews with CPT Shaye Haver, U.S. Army, Infantry Officer; CW2 Laura Bloch, U.S. Army, Blackhawk Pilot; SSG Tierra Jenkins, Military Working Dog Handler; SGT Brittany Gavit, U.S. Army, Military Working Dog Handler; SSG Leslie Ostransky, U.S. Army Field Band Vocalist; COL Clydea Prichard-Brown, U.S. Army, Brigade Commander; LTC Clydellia Prichard-Allen, U.S. Army, G9 Executive Officer
10:25    “Fortunate Son,” Performed by John Fogerty, and the Six String Soldiers
16:50    “Heroes,” Composed by Army Veteran, Sal Gonzalez and Performed by the Six String Soldiers, with SFC Kyra Dorn, Lead Vocalist
21:16     “A Portrait of Honor,” Composed by Joshua Moshier and Performed by the U.S. Army Field Band
26:37    “America The Beautiful,” Performed by the Soldiers’ Chorus

Watch "Songs of Service" on Vimeo Here

 

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The Museum is Temporarily Closed to the Public Due to new Fort Lee COVID Regulations and Federal Facility Entrance Requirements.

The museum remains open for official government business to include scheduled training and official events.  Please call or check our website and social media for updates prior to planning your visit.

US Army Women’s Museum

The US 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

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Shopping on Amazon Smile is an easy and great way to donate to the U.S. 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 U.S. 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.

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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

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What’s Up Next

Online Mentoring Webinar

Female Mentoring and Morale Program (FMMP)

Next Event is

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 6:00-7:30 PM Eastern Time

Topic: “Cultivating a Learning Environment”

Honor – Empower – Connect

Join the US Army Women’s Foundation for a partnered event with the CASCOM Female Mentoring and Morale Program (FMMP).
  Featuring Panelists:  

BG Paula C. Lodi, U.S. Army Medical Command, Deputy Commanding General Support

CSM Veronica E. Knapp, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Command Sergeant Major

Join Zoom Meeting Here on 20 Jan

Scholarship Opportunities

2022  Scholarship Closes Soon  

Click Here to Apply for a 2022 Legacy Scholarship

The U.S. Army Women’s Foundation offers scholarships to further your education. The window to apply for a 2022 Scholarshiop is now open through January 21, 2022.

All application materials, including online application form, essay, official transcript(s), two recommendations, proof of matriculation at 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 January 21, 2022.

Watch our social media for scholarship opportunities.

2022 Scholarship Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

 2022 Hall of Fame Ceremony

Join Us!

Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 14:00 EST at the National Museum of the US Army

View the 2021 Hall of Fame Ceremony

The Army Women’s Foundation recognizes the extraordinary achievements of Army women and those who support them.  Join us for the 2022 Hall of Fame Ceremony on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at 2:00 PM, at the National Museum of the United States Army, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.  Save the Date!

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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