Middle Tennessee State University and the Department of Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System teamed up for a free public event to inform women veterans about health and educational benefits. It was held April 15 in the Keathley University Center Theater on the MTSU campus. The event honored and recognized women veterans with a documentary screening and informational session on VA health care and education benefits. Sue Downes, a Tennessee resident who is featured in the documentary “Service: When Women Come Marching Home,” was the keynote speaker. The documentary, which also will be shown, highlights the struggles and triumphs of returning home as a combat-wounded woman. It will be shown locally at 9 p.m. May 9 on WNPT.
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