From the Virginia War Memorial: World War II and Women in Service

Join Virginia War Memorial Archivist Heidi Sheldon to hear stories of women who served during World War II. Take a closer look at materials from the archives, learn how materials arrive at the archives, and discover how to include the stories of your own military service.


This program is part of the two day-long virtual Virginia Women Veterans Summit, co-hosted by the VDVS Women Veterans Program.

Visit the registration page to see the many other amazing programs scheduled for this amazing event, with the theme “Empowered: Bold with a Purpose, Finding Clarity Beyond Crisis.”

All of the Virginia War Memorial’s livestreams are free and open to the public, though registration is required. Register early, as there is limited space to listen live.

Previously broadcast and recorded programs are available at

Contact Assistant Director of Education Morgan Guyer ( with any questions or issues with registration.