Female Warrior statue to be unveiled at Fort Lee

Wednesday - 11/6/2013, 4:10am EST

FORT LEE, Va. (AP) -- A statue recognizing the service of women in the Army is set to be introduced at Virginia's Fort Lee.

The Female Warrior statue will be unveiled outside the U.S. Army Women's Museum on Thursday.

The statue is funded by the nonprofit Friends of the Army Women's Museum using private contributions. It was created by Kodiak Studios Inc. of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Fort Lee says the full-size statue is the only one recognizing the service of Army women located on an Army post.

The museum itself was dedicated in 2001.

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Online:

Fort Lee: http://www.awm.lee.army.mil

Museum: http://www.armywomensmuseum.org


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