Vietnam Women's Memorial

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Vietnam Women's Memorial
Vietnam Women's Memorial.jpg
Vietnam Women's Memorial in 2008.
LocationNational Mall
Washington, D.C.
United States
Established1993
Governing bodyNational Park Service
 
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Vietnam Women's Memorial
Vietnam Women's Memorial.jpg
Vietnam Women's Memorial in 2008.
LocationNational Mall
Washington, D.C.
United States
Established1993
Governing bodyNational 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 three uniformed women with a wounded soldier. The woman looking up is named Hope, the woman praying is named Faith, and the woman tending to a wounded soldier is named Charity.[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

The model for the wounded male is named Michael Webb.[citation needed]

It was designed by Glenna Goodacre and dedicated on November 11, 1993. There is a scale model of the statue at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park in Angel Fire, New Mexico.[citation needed]

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