Vietnam Women's Memorial

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Vietnam Women's Memorial
Vietnam Women's Memorial.jpg
Vietnam Women's Memorial in 2008.
Location National Mall
Washington, D.C.
United States
Established 1993
Governing body National Park Service

The Vietnam Women's Memorial is a memorial dedicated to the women of the United States who served in the Vietnam War, most of whom were nurses. It serves as a reminder of the importance of women in the conflict. It depicts two uniformed women with a wounded soldier. It is part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and is located on National Mall in Washington D.C., a short distance south of The Wall, north of the Reflecting Pool.

It was designed by Glenna Goodacre and dedicated on November 11, 1993.

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Coordinates: 38°53′25″N 77°02′49″W / 38.8904°N 77.0469°W / 38.8904; -77.0469