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The new Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery will be dedicated in a ceremony at noon Oct. 18. A candlelight march from the Lincoln Memorial to the new memorial will be held at dusk the same day, and luncheons and reunions also are planned.

The four-acre memorial, situated at the main gateway to the cemetery, includes 14 exhibit alcoves, a 196-seat theater, a hall of honor and a computerized database for finding photos and military histories of registered servicewomen.

Tickets are required for all events, including the free dedication ceremony; call (800) 222-2294 or (703) 533-1155. Web site:

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