Women’s veterans conference scheduled

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Workshops include information on stress, health care and benefits


The Kentucky National Guard will host the Women’s Annual Veterans Experience: Leaving No Soldier Behind on Sept. 11-13 at the Lexington Convention Center. 

Open to the public, the conference will provide a relaxing environment for all female military veterans to better understand and enhance their unique military experiences. Women veterans of all different ages and backgrounds are invited to come together and share their stories of what it is like to be a woman in the military.

The keynote speaker is retired 1st Sgt. Pamela Cypert, executive’s staff advisor and women veterans coordinator at the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs. 

Workshops are designed for women veterans and include stress and trauma, benefits, sexual harassment, health care, employment and volunteerism.

For more information or to register for the conference, contact 1st Lt. Susan Matsubara, (502) 607-2034, e-mail susan.matsubara@us.army.mil or visit www.kentuckywomenveterans.com.