Updated: Feb 15, 2021
The only National Memorial dedicated to all women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces from the American Revolution to presently serving.
Located at the Ceremonial Entrance to Arlington National Cemetery
With a new year, comes new change. Along with a refreshed logo and brand new look, the Military Women’s Memorial is proud to present a revamped digital presence and registration platform to enhance the experience for visitors and registered members. Over the coming months, watch for continued improvements as we launch more and varied educational programming, events and activities that pay tribute to and tell the stories of the 3 million women patriots, past and present, who have served our nation, beginning with the American Revolution.
Please help a servicewoman take her rightful and visible place in history for all time.
Registration is free at www.womensmemorial.org
Won’t you join us to help exceed our 2021 Goal to register an additional1000,000 women to preserve their legacy of service?
For more information please contact the Military Women’s Memorial Maine State Ambassador Joy Lewis Asuncion at 207-930-5640 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Take a Virtual Tour of The Military Women's Memorial by clicking the link below.
Seats are available for the June 28-30, September 20-22, and October 25-27 Flights!
EVERY WWII Veteran in Maine should experience their National Memorial! Time is of the essence! Please help us find these elder Veterans and help them submit an application to visit THEIR long-awaited National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. THIS YEAR! The process is simple:
1. Complete an on-line application
2. Turn in the application by completing a paper application(printable from this site) and mail to:
PO BOX 1770
Portland, Maine 04104-1770
3. Patiently await a phone call from an HFM Volunteer! We'll call you as soon as possible with details.
Currently, our flights depart from the Portland International Jetport (PWM) on a Friday morning. From there they'll board a commercial flight (Southwest Airlines) down to Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) and spend 2 nights. Friday afternoon upon arrival, they will enjoy a flag presentation at the historic Ft. McHenry. Dinner will be provided at Ft. Meade at the lovely Club Meade Officers Club. After we will proceed to our hotel for a restful night's sleep. Saturday morning, after a wonderful breakfast buffet, you will tour the memorials in Washington D.C., then back to the hotel for a wonderful dinner. Sunday morning, breakfast at the hotel, bus ride to BWI, flight back up to PWM where you'll be met by your family and friends for a "Welcome Home" reception!
What is the cost to a WWII Veteran? ABSOLUTELY FREE! Since it's creation in 2004, Honor Flight has transported over 250,000 Veterans to experience their long-awaited National Memorials and not one of them has ever paid a penny!
For more details, please call us at 207 370-7210 or Email Us.
It is our mission that EVERY Maine Veteran, regardless of the conflict in which they served, will have the opportunity to experience their National Memorials on an Honor Flight Maine trip!
Trip of a Lifetime
Story by Kristina Day Osgood
Photo: Kristina Day Osgood
It’s a picture-perfect August afternoon—warm air, sun shining, and a bright blue sky with just a few wispy clouds here and there. An airbus carrying 12 veterans and their travel partners flies from Owl’s Head down the coast to Portland International Jetport. An air of excitement fills the cabin as everyone looks out the windows, admiring the view from above, commenting over their headsets on the number of islands along the coast, and the proximity with which they can fly over Bath Iron Works, where the Navy’s newest destroyer, the U.S.S. Zumwalt, is under construction. It is pointed out that if it weren’t for the very veterans on this airplane, we wouldn’t enjoy the freedom in this country to fly so close to a shipyard that builds ships for the military.... READ THE COMPLETE STORY