Last Updated June 19, 2003

Presidential Proclamation
Presidential Proclamation

As our Founding Fathers worked to develop the framework of our Nation, Abigail Adams wrote to her husband: "I long to hear that you have declared an independency -- and by the way in the new Code of Laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors." An early advocate of women's rights, a farm and financial manager, and the mother of an American President, John Quincy Adams, Abigail Adams is one of many American women who helped establish the strength and vitality of our Nation. During Women's History Month, we recognize the generations of American women whose important contributions continue to shape our Nation and enrich our society. more

The Center for Women Veterans

Women in the U.S. Armed Forces

A collection of images depicting women in the U.S. Armed Forces is one of Defense Visual Information's growing number of DoD CD-ROM Image Collections.
Women At War Site
Women at War
Redstone's WWII Female "Production Soldiers"
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The Women In Military Service For America Memorial
is a unique, living memorial honoring all military women - past, present & future.

Women of NASA

Arlington Cemetery

Although women were not allowed to participate in battle, they did serve in so-called "noncombat" missions. These missions often proved to be extremely dangerous. more

National Women's History Project
National Women's History Project

Native American Women Veterans
United States Senate