Women Veterans Week

Women Veterans can be found throughout our community, and most continue to serve in one capacity or another. Some continue to protect us . . . educate us . . . heal us . . . feed and clothe us . . . secure our finances . . . raise our next generation or contribute in other countless ways.

Unlike their male counterparts, female Veterans are much less likely to seek out other Veterans, join Veteran-related clubs or seek support. This week, Manatee County Veterans Services is showcasing a small sampling of the nearly 4,000 female Veterans in Manatee County who have continued to serve by applying the skills they developed and the lessons learned in the military and forged new civilian teams.

We are making a call to action to inspire other female Veterans to feel proud of their military service and continued efforts to build our community by asking each female Veteran to . . .

Show Yourself!

Where can you find female Veterans in Manatee County?

Manatee County Sheriff’s Corrections Bureau

Corrections Bureau Female Veterans

Manatee Technical College

Some MTC Nursing Team Members

Rowlett Academy

Rowlett Academy Veteran With Team Members

Turning Points

Turning Points team members

Edward Jones

Edward Jones female Veteran

Franco Signor/Verisk

Verisk team members

Palmetto 4H Club

Palmetto 4H Club

 Myakka City

Nicole Blizzard With Family

Operation Eco Vets

Operation Eco Vets' Camille Van Sant with team members

Manatee County Government Utilities 

Some Utilities Female Veterans

 Manatee County Government Public Works

Public Works female Veterans

Manatee County Government Animal Services

Animal Services Officer

Manatee County Government Building & Development

Stephanie Charles

 Manatee County Government Parks & Recreation

Parks & Rec

Manatee County Government Financial Management

Financial Management female Veterans

Media Coverage

WWSB ABC 7: Manatee County Veterans Services Kicks Off Local Women Veterans Week Sunday

Suncoast News Network: Women Veterans Get the Recognition They Deserve

North River News