Brief History of Atlanta Metropolitan Chapter of the National Association of Military Woman
Welcome to the Atlanta Metropolitan Chapter of the National Association of Black Military Women’s website. It is our hope that by perusing our site, you will be blessed to learn about the fabulously courageous and strong women who pioneered the way bringing opportunities and pathways to generations of military women. They made it possible for us to tell our stories. The mission of the organization is to seek out, tell and record the history of Black Military Women. Though a lot of personal information has been gathered and donated, we also sought information through websites, journals, books, magazines, and other media.
It is important to remember, that even with the integration and improved conditions of today’s military, the pioneers who paved the way and opened doors of opportunity should not be forgotten. These brave and courageous women who have contributed significantly making the Armed Forces the great institution, it is today, not only for African Americans but for ALL women in the military services.
AS NOTED ON OUR NATIONAL WEBSITE (www.nabmw.org): Photos and images are from the National Archives, The Naval History Center, The U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, Defense Visual Information Center, and the personal collections of many women and men. This site is for, and about black military women - by an organization of military women, family, and friends who are committed to seeking out the history of black military women who served our country.
The National Association of Black Military Women web site supports the mission of the organization -to seek out, tell and record the history of Black Military Women. We use various public information tools (newspapers, websites, books, documentaries, and other media avenues) to search out information on Black Military Women.
A lot of personal military history information is provided by the specific individuals through NABMW journal and membership. We do not take responsibility for the validity of any information provided to us from these individuals or from public information postings from tools listed above.
The source of all information provided on this website will be listed. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. section 107, this material is displayed without profit or payment for those who have expressed an interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only.