Senator Tracy Pennycuick (R-24) will be holding a press conference on Monday, June 5, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the Pennsylvania State Capitol building to commemorate Women Veterans Day.
This event will pay tribute to the heroic women of the Commonwealth who, after their time in the military, continued their commitment to serve in our state’s legislature and administration.
Profiles of these women will be on display in the East Wing from Monday, June 5, 2023, through Monday, June 12, 2023, when Women Veterans Day is celebrated.
This is the first time the Commonwealth will mark this important day since Act 129 of 2022 was signed into law. We invite the media to cover and celebrate these valiant women.
WHEN: Monday, June 5, 2023 at 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Pennsylvania State Capitol Building (East Wing Rotunda)
WHY: President Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act on June 12, 1948, allowing women to serve as permanent, regular members of the Army, Marine Corp, Navy and Air Force.
CONTACT: Lidia Di Fiore 215-541-2388