June 12, 2021 – 10:30 am
Ark La Tex Women Veterans Monument – 620 Benton Road, Bossier City, LA
All women Veterans, their families and the public are invited to attend. This is an outdoor celebration and attendees are encouraged to bring a lawnchair.
This event is in celebration of June 12th and the passage of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act, enacted June 12, 1948 which is a United States law that enabled women to serve as permanent, regular members of the armed forces in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and the recently formed Air Force.
The Women Veterans of the Ark La Tex is a 501c3, non-profit organzation whose mission is to bring women Veterans from all five military services together for comradery, support, education, and community service. The group erected theWomen Veterans of the Ark La Tex monument honoring women who have served, are currently serving and will serve in the future in all five military services. The monument is the first of its kind in the southern United States.
For more information, please contact the Group President, Sandy Franks, at 318-470-7899 or 318 894-2122. Learn more about the organization at www.womenveteransofthearklatex.org