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WHEREAS, March is Women's History Month and well over 200,000 women are currently serving on active duty in the U.S. military; and

WHEREAS, there are more than 2,000,000 women who have served our Country and this number is rapidly growing; and

WHEREAS, in Nevada, we have approximately 24,000 Women Veterans who have served and an estimated 1,000 women currently serving in our State; and

WHEREAS, the contributions of women in uniform are often undervalued; and

WHEREAS, these dedicated women can be found nationwide, and often go unrecognized in our communities; and

WHEREAS, women from across the United States have contributed to the great achievements and prosperity of our country and these examples of leadership, courage, and determination should be honored and recognized;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim March 2020 as

WOMEN’S MILITARY HISTORY MONTH IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 24th day of February, 2020

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