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VFW Women in the Service Memorial



Women in the military have a history that extends over 400 years into the past throughout a large number of cultures and nations.  World Wars I and II saw over 362,000 American women serving during war time.  As of July 2016 women made up 14.6% of the US military and their role has changed significantly over the years from clerical duties to ground combat soldiers to fighter pilots. 


Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 and the Auxiliary will honored the service and sacrifice of all women veterans with a Memorial Wreath laying at the Veterans Memorial, 1885 Historic Courthouse that was held this Friday, October 16th at 11:30 a.m.  




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