For 75 years, women have served in the military, breaking barriers and paving the way for the next generation of female Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines. These trailblazing women possess tremendous resilience, courage, and strength, demonstrating the commitment to defend our country with honor and distinction.
Throughout history, you, as a woman serving, have faced countless challenges and obstacles while serving your country, often operating in hostile environments and overcoming cultural resistance. Despite the adversity, you persevered, showed resilience, and earned your place in the history of the United States Armed Forces.
Honoring you as a brave woman is not only a crucial recognition of your accomplishments, but it is also an acknowledgment of the steady progress that our country has made in promoting diversity and equality.
So, to the 75 years of women in the military, we honor your unwavering courage, dedication, and strength, and we salute your service as an inspiration to all who defend our great nation.