Aurora, Illinois - The Aurora Grand Army of the Republic Military Museum is honoring the long legacy of women in the United States Armed Forces with the launch of its newest exhibit: Hidden Warriors – The History of Women in the Military.
Hidden Warriors showcases the role of women in the U.S. military from the American Revolution to the present day and highlights the many challenges women have faced and overcome, including discrimination and prejudice, as they served their country with distinction and bravery.
The compelling exhibit also brings the military experience of women veterans from Aurora to life through personal stories, photographs, and artifacts from Aurora veterans.
The Hidden Warriors exhibit will run from March 3 through September 30 at the Grand Army of the Republic Military Museum, 23 E. Downer Place, in downtown Aurora. The museum is open from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Saturday.
As part of the monthly First Fridays series in downtown Aurora, the Hidden Warriors exhibit will be open for extended hours beginning at 6 p.m. tonight, Friday, March 3.