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Female veterans asked to attend reading of ‘Women’s Veterans Day’ proclamation

(ROYSE CITY, TX – June 4, 2018) On Tuesday, June 12, the Mayor of Royse City will commemorate “Women’s Veterans Day” with the reading of a proclamation. Female veterans are being sought to attend the City Council meeting at 7PM to be a part of this event. It will commemorate the 70 year anniversary of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act.

On June 12,1948, President Harry S. Truman signed into law the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act allowing women to serve as regular members of the military.

On May 5, 2017, Representative Victoria Neave filed House Bill 2698, establishing Women Veterans Day. HB2698 was later incorporated into Texas Senate Bill 805 and on June 9, 2017 was signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott designating June 12 as Women Veterans Day.

The City council meetings are held at the police department building on Main St in Royse City. The address is 100 W Main St Royse City, Tx 75189.

Submitted press release submitted by Jason Castleberry, Commander of the American Legion Post 100 in Royse City.

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