The U.S. Army Women's Foundation
Honor ~ Empower ~ Connect
We mistakenly omitted the name of one of our spectacular 2022 Hall of Fame inductees, CW4 (Ret) Rebecca Isaac, in our year end letter. We apologize to CW4 Isaac for the omission, and ask that you please receive this corrected version of our letter.
Dear Friend of the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation,

As this year comes to a close, we remain grateful for the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation (AWF) community and our allies for supporting our important mission. Our focus is the future of Army women, by honoring their achievements and making the most of opportunities for positive influence and change.

As we advance to 2023, we ask for your support to honor our women Veterans. It has been a productive year with scholarships awarded,
individuals honored, professional development forums held, and connections made and maintained. To give a better sense of the impact you have helped make, we’d like to share a part of what we have accomplished in 2022. We
hope it inspires in you the sense of pride we feel as we strive to fulfill our mission to honor, empower and connect Army women.

U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Scholarship Programs

The U.S. Army Women’s Foundation recognizes the importance of education and its role in personal, professional, and economic fulfillment, and awards the following scholarships.

AWF-Trident University International Scholarship Program

SGT Journey Holland is the 2022 AWF-Trident University International Scholarship recipient. SGT Holland serves in the U.S. Army National Guard as a Medic. She currently works as a Human Resource Manager for an
Addiction Medicine Clinic. She plans to use the scholarship to complete her master’s degree in Human Resource Management with a future goal of owning and leading her own young adult youth center.

Here is what SGT Holland had to say about her award:
Journey Holland: "I am beyond grateful for this award, and I am excited to begin this next chapter in my academic progression! I have been working toward achieving both my Bachelor's and Master's degree for so long, and I am ecstatic that all of my aspirations are unfolding before my eyes! I will forever be indebted to the Army Women's Foundation for being a huge contribution to that!”

Legacy Scholarship Program

Since 2008, AWF has awarded over $600,000 in scholarships and changed the lives of Army women and Army women veterans. This year we awarded $53,000 in scholarships to 21 recipients – women of active-duty Army,
retired, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, and their lineal descendants.

2023 will be the inaugural year of a new scholarship we have recently established, the Six Triple Eight Legacy Scholarship, in honor of the service of the 6888th Central Directory Postal Battalion. Our 2023 Scholarship Program goal is to award $55,000. We ask for your support to help Army women and their children continue their education and empower their future. Read what two of our recipients have to say:

Dain Shim: Receiving the AWF scholarship is not only a financial help, but also a moral support from the organization I love to serve. I’m looking forward to many more years as a soldier, and will not forget that AWF contributed to my career path as a nurse.

Hannah Brouwer: This scholarship is enabling me to finish my bachelor’s degree so I can attend medical school. Going to school during the spring, summer, and fall semester drains my tuition assistance very
quickly, and with your help I am able to continue and graduate on time! Thank you so very much.

Leadership Symposium

We were honored to feature a panel this year composed of some incredible female soldiers that was moderated by CSM Donna Brock (Retired).

The panel consisted of:
  • LTG Jody J. Daniels
  • LTG Donna W. Martin
  • CSM Veronica E. Knapp
  • SGM Julie A. Guerra.

Our panelists discussed the challenges of “Leading from the Front” and answered questions from the audience. The event was a resounding success, and we are already planning for our 2023 Leadership Symposium, which will be held on Monday, October 9, 2023 at the AUSA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

Army Women’s Hall of Fame and
Special Recognition Induction Ceremony

Every year the Foundation recognizes individuals or groups of individuals who distinguish themselves through our Hall of Fame and Special Recognition of Champions Awards.

This year we had a widely viewed virtual program on March 22, 2022. Watch the ceremony at, where we honored:

2022 Hall of Fame Inductees

  • LTG Gwendolyn Bingham, USA, Retired
  • LTG Nadja West, USA, Retired
  • MG Nancy Adams, USA, Retired
  • COL Kirsten Brunson, USA, Retired
  • COL Jeri Graham, USA, Retired
  • COL Bettie J. Morden, USA, Retired (Posthumous)
  • COL Diane Ryan, USA, Retired
  • LTC Carol Barkalow, USA, Retired
  • CW4 (Ret) Rebecca Isaac
  • CSM Diane Cummings, USA,
  • MSG Constance Byzinker, USA, Retired
  • MSG Lachrisha Parker, USA, Retired
  • SSG Stephanie Mitchell, USA, Retired

2022 Special Recognition of Champions

  • CPT Megan Tucker, USA
  • Michael Peterson
  • The Rocks, Inc.

Grants to other Institutions

We support organizations that honor Army women, to include the US Army Women’s Museum, at Fort Lee, Virginia and the National Museum of the US Army, at Fort Belvoir, VA.

How Can You Help?

Make a gift today. It could be for scholarships, professional development, museum support, improved community and much more. We have a common purpose: to honor our legacy, empower Army women and create the
conditions to connect Army women with a sense of community, pride, and strength.

Here are ways you can support the Foundation:

- Donate online at
- Consider doing a Facebook Birthday fundraiser for AWF
- If you shop on Amazon, use Amazon Smile and select US Army Women’s Foundation as your charity
- Volunteer to support our ceremonies, programs, panels, and webinars or consider sharing your story or writing an article for our website or newsletter.

Please give if you can.

Thank you for your support of the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation. We wish you all the best for a healthy and successful 2023!

Yours in Service,
Peggy Trossen
Executive Director
U.S. Army Women’s Foundation
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