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MEDIA ADVISORY: Veterans Activate to Show Support for Changing the VA Motto

March 6, 2019 (Washington, DC)MEDIA ADVISORY: IAVA members from across the country in Washington, DC for Storm the Hill will gather in front of the Department of Veterans Affairs at about 8:30am on International Women’s Day, showing their support for a gender-inclusive motto.
 
Support for women veterans is one of IAVA’s “Big 6” priorities. The current VA motto is outdated and excludes women. As a signal that the VA takes inclusion of women seriously, IAVA has long advocated for a change to the motto as a part of the She Who Borne The Battle campaign.

Note to media: Email press@iava.org or call 212-982-9699

About IAVA

"Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America...remains the most important organization representing the new generation of veterans." - TIME Magazine

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is the premier veterans advocacy and support organization on the planet. Founded by an Iraq veteran in 2004, IAVA is the non-partisan leader in advocacy, public awareness, and 1-on-1 case management support. Our mission is to connect, unite, and empower over 425,000 veterans and allies nationwide. We have connected more than 1.2 million veterans with resources and community, and provided thousands of veterans of all generations with life-saving and life-changing personalized support from our Masters-level social service professionals.

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