Women veterans honored March 12-18

The Board of County Commissioners is pictured with representatives of local Women Veterans Organizations.

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners presented a Proclamation at their regular meeting on Feb. 28, 2017 proclaiming the week of March 12 through 18, 2017 as Women Veterans Recognition Week.

Florida has the third largest population of women veterans in the United States, being home to 154,000 women veterans making up more than 9 percent of the veteran population in Florida, and Citrus County is home to over 1,500 women veterans.

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