Kentucky Women Veterans Unite! continues in 2106. We will continue to hold events for and outreach to Kentucky's 24,000 women veterans, including regional conferences in Eastern and Western Kentucky.
Recent Women Veterans Events
Meet and Greet with Congressman Yarmuth
Women Veterans in Louisville met with U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth on June 25. Meet and Greets provide an opportunity for Women Veterans to meet others in their community. This Meet and Greet was sponsored by Lady Vets Connect and attended by KY Women Veterans Coordinator LuWanda Knuckles.
Signing Bill for Women Veterans Program
Governor Matt Bevin signs SB 128 authorizing the Kentucky Women Veterans Program June 22, 2016 while Senator Albert Robinson and Women Veterans Coordinator LuWanda Knuckles shake hands behind him. From left, Phyllis Abbott of Shepherd's Hands, KDVA Deputy Commissioner Heather French Henry, Navy Veteran Dee Robinson, Governor Bevin, Senator C.B. Embry and Sherry Whitehouse of Lady Vets Connect.
Bridge Dedicated to WACs
On Memorial Day, The American Legion dedicated a bridge on Highway 61 over the Salt River in honor of the Women's Army Corps.
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WACs and other women veterans, along with Rep. Linda Belcher, WAC LTC Preston, Veterans Service Organizations and KDVA Women Veterans Coordinator LuWanda Knuckles cut the ribbon to dedicate the bridge.