COMMEMORATING 72 YEARS OF WOMEN IN THE ARMED SERVICES

On June 12, 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed into law the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act allowing women to serve as regular members of the military.

On May 5, 2017, Representative Victoria Neave filed House Bill 2698, establishing Women Veterans Day. HB2698 was later incorporated into Texas Senate Bill 805 and on June 9, 2017 was signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott designating June 12th as Women Veterans Day.

Highlights in History:
Women’s Memorial
Women in the Military Timeline


 

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TEXAS WOMEN VETERANS REGISTRY