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Memorial Event Women In Military Service of America (WIMSA)
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When: 5/26/2014
4:00 PM
Where: WIMSA Memorial Day Ceremony
Arlington National Cemetary
Arlington, Virginia  22211
United States
Presenter: WIMSA
Contact: Harriet Boyden

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WIMSA, 4pm - Ceremony with wreath laying. No reserved seating.

The Women's Memorial is located at the Ceremonial Entrance to Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA, and is directly across Memorial Bridge from the Lincoln Memorial at the end of Memorial Drive. The Memorial houses an Exhibit Gallery, Hall of Honor, Gift Shop, Theater, Upper Terrace, Court of Valor and, the heart of the Memorial, a computerized Register containing 250,000 women's stories. Admission to the Memorial is absolutely free. To view a map/directions to the Memorial on your mobile device, please scan our QR code:QR Directions

Program for Memorial Day

Women In Military Service For America Memorial

4:00 PM, May 26, 2014



Brig. Gen. Wilma L. Vaught, USAF (Ret.)

Foundation President


Presentation of the Colors

Joint Service Color Guard


National Anthem


USA Band “Pershing’s Own”



Col. Lisa H. Tice, USAF


Service Tributes

CW5 Traci A. Goodwin, USA

MGySgt Rolanda D. Bailey, USMC

CDR Sandra L. Lawrence, USN (Ret.)

Lt. Col. Rebecca A. McCullers, USAF



Keynote Address

Elisa Basnight, JD, MPA

Director, Center for Women Veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs


Wreath Layings

The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America, DC

Women’s Army Corps Association

Air Force Security Forces Association, Eagle Chapter

Gold Star Wives

Ladies Auxiliary, Military Order of the Purple Heart

The National Twenty and Four

Vietnam Veterans of America

Blue Star Mothers of America


Personal Tributes



Col. Lisa H. Tice, USAF




USMC Band “The President’s Own



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