WASHINGTON, March 2, 2016 — First Lady Michelle Obama had a message for women veterans today: “Tell your story.”
The first lady and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of vice president Joe Biden, attended an annual Women’s History Month reception, honoring women veterans and hosted by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at the Capitol’s National Statuary Hall.
Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Wilma L. Vaught was singled out for honors at the reception. The first woman comptroller selected for the rank of brigadier general, Vaught served after her military retirement as president of the board of directors for the Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation Inc. until January of this year.
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