Women’s History Month Facts of the Day – March 5th & 6th

  • March 6 – In fiscal year 2009, the average age of women veterans was 48 years, compared to 63 years for their male counterparts.
[Source – http://www.womenshealth.va.gov/]
  • March 5 – The first Native American color guard composed of all female veterans took part in the 2013 presidential inauguration parade.
[Source – http://www.womenshealth.va.gov/]

These facts were taken directly from a Defense Equal Opportunity management Institute Directorate of Research Development and Strategic Initiatives publication.  Additional facts will be posted throughout the month of March, 2013.

For more on Women’s History Month visit the Navy Personnel Command’s Women’s History Month Page

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