Women Veterans and Active Duty members from the University of North Florida and surrounding areas came together Tuesday for a discussion on their experiences in and out the service.
Do you know someone who has served in the military and who among you have served?
To kick off the discussion, Selena Hernandez-Haines, a retired Navy Commander who now is the Director of Military Recruitment at Flagler College, shared how the military had changed for women over her years in the service.
Everyday problems #WomenVeterans face:
During her keynote address, Hernandez-Haines cited examples such as women finally being able to work on submarines. She asked three questions to get a feeling for the audience that focused on who knew someone who served in the military and who among them had served. With the majority of the room’s hands going up, she noted that the military touches a large number of people daily.