11 Jun '18, 4pm

#Texas to honor women veterans on Tuesday

#Texas to honor women veterans on Tuesday

AUSTIN, Texas — V.R. Small can still recall the awkwardness when she told people that she served. Fresh from the Navy in 1984, Small would sometimes mention that she was a veteran. She said people would hesitate, ignore her or offer a strange look. “No one said, ‘Thank you for your service,’ ” said Small, now in her 50s and helping female veterans launch small businesses as executive director of the Veteran Women’s Enterprise Center in Dallas. “This is why [women] don’t self-identify [as veterans]. When they did tell, people acted like didn’t matter, so they stopped.” For Army veteran Adrienne Evans-Quickley, the frustration kicked in when accessing her benefits. She was asked constantly for her spouse’s Social Security number, which was followed by confusion when she explained she was the veteran. “We don’t get the same kudos that my father, my uncle or my son can,” said ...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/texas-to-honor-women-veteran...

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