Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (03/04/2010)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Acknowledges the contributions of women to our national defense and their importance in the history of the United States.

Celebrates the role women have played in securing our nation and defending our freedom.

Recognizes the unique challenges that women have overcome to expand their role in military service.

Agrees that programs available for women servicemembers and veterans should be strengthened and enhanced, including for those dealing with invisible wounds of war.

Encourages the people of the United States to honor women veterans and elevate their stature in our national conscience.