Branson's Gathering of Female Veterans Gains Stature

1 decade 1 year 1 week ago Tuesday, May 15 2007 May 15, 2007 Tuesday, May 15, 2007 9:11:28 AM CDT May 15, 2007 in News
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BRANSON - Branson's annual salute to military women is under way with added significance this year. Two national groups are holding their yearly conferences to coincide with the event, the third annual Women Veterans Week which opened yesterday. More than 500 women who have served in the armed forces are expected. The southwest Missouri resort has long been a favorite spot for veterans' reunions and began its popular Veterans Homecoming celebrations in 1995. The women's gathering was added in 2005. This year's version also includes the annual U.S. Army Women's Foundation Reunion and the yearly conference of the National Association of State Women Veterans Coordinators. The association and the state coordinators created a network in each state to reach out to women veterans.

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