April 01, 2016

Women Veterans Gather to Swap Stories, Gain Experience

By Michèle Flournoy

Source: Associated Press (ABC News)

Journalist(s) Rebecca Santana

Air Force veteran Liz Skilbeck recently got a new license plate for her vehicle that identifies it as being driven by a female veteran. Before that, the license plate just identified it as being driven by a veteran, causing people to thank her husband for his service.

"It was 'Thanks for your support. What did your husband do?' And my husband didn't," Skilbeck said.

Read the full article on ABC News.

  • Michèle Flournoy

    Chief Executive Officer, CNAS

    Michèle Flournoy is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).  She served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy from Febr...