New Sculpture at Arlington Cemetery Honors Women Who Served
A new sculpture has been unveiled at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C., honoring women who have served in the United States Military.
Our friends at KATC shared the story of the sculpture, which was designed by an artist named Susan Buhary. Entitled "The Pledge", Buhary's sculpture reminds us of the huge role women play in military service, not only today but since 1917 when Loretta Walsh first (legally) led the way.
The sculpture is a life-sized depiction of a woman in full military combat gear crouched down next to a military service dog.
Women have been serving America since before America even officially became America, even though the law allowing them to serve didn't exist until 1948. We've come a long way as a country, but we still have work to do.