2016 Ms. Veteran America Competition, DC

Ms. Veteran America 2012 winner Denyse Gordon speaks at the 5th Annual Ms. Veteran America Competition, hosted by actor, Lamman Rucker | Photo: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for Ms. Veteran America

When: Sunday, October 9, 2016 @7-10PM

Hot Spot: Sidney Harmon Hall, Washington, DC

Deets: The 2016 Ms. Veteran America competition honors the service of the 2 million women who have worn the U.S. Military Uniform. This event also reminds us of the women who have made the ultimate sacrifice during their military service.

The Ms. Veteran American competition highlights more than the strength, courage and sacrifice of our nation’s military women – it also reminds us that these women are mothers, daughter, sisters and wives. Ms. Veteran America is also a role model, teaching and empowering young women and girls to support, inspire and uplift one another. The Ms. Veteran America competition has assisted Final Salute Inc. in raising over 1 million dollars to combat homelessness among women veterans.

The Master of Ceremonies and Celebrity Co-Host is Actor Lamman Rucker of the new hit series “Greenleaf” on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). The Mistress of Ceremonies is Marissa Strock, Purple Heart Recipient, Combat Disabled Veteran, Glamputee and Comedian.

Special video presentations will also be played by GEN (ret) Ann Dunwoody, the first female 4 Star General in the history of the United States Military and LTG (ret) Patricia Horoho, the first female Nurse Corps Officer to hold the positions of U.S. Army Surgeon General and the Commanding General of U.S. Army Medical Command.

Returning this year will be all previous Ms. Veteran America Title Holders! 

About Ms. Veteran America

The beneficiary of the Ms. Veteran America competition is Final Salute Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit that was formed in 2010 to assist homeless women veterans and their children. Final Salute, Inc. has assisted over 2,000 women veterans and children in over 30 states and territories by providing safe and suitable transitional housing, emergency financial assistance and career transition support. Final Salute, Inc. has provided over 10,000 housing days and raised over 1.5 million dollars to support homeless women veterans and their children. www.finalsaluteinc.org

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