Gov. Bill Lee proclaims June 12 as “Women’s Veterans Day”


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – Tennesseans are celebrating the contribution of female veterans throughout history today, both on and off the field of battle.

In a proclamation by Governor Bill Lee, Women’s Veterans Day was officially recognized in the state after being signed into law on May 17, 2021.

The proclamation states that 10 percent of the state’s veterans are women and that the number of female members of the military continues to grow.

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