Upcoming Events


Jan

11

Wednesday
75 years of women veterans photo shoot for 75 counties for 75 days

75 years of women veterans photo shoot for 75 counties for 75 days


DVIDS FILE PHOTO

WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES  05.17.2018 Photo by Pfc. James Bourgeois  Marine Barracks Washington  


Senior noncommissioned officers chosen for their outstanding courage and professional achievements representing all five branches of the military stand together after the Women in the Military Wreath Laying Ceremony, sponsored by the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, Arlington, Virginia, May 17, 2018. Master Sgt. Meghann Viggiani (second from left) is the logistics chief at Marine Barracks Washington and was the Marine Corps’ representative at the event.

75 years of women veterans photo shoot for 75 counties for 75 days

ADVA will be photographing 75 women veterans in celebration of 75 years of Women in the Armed Forces.

Arkansas has 75 counties. ADVA would like to photograph a woman veteran from each county.

The women veterans photos and bios will begin to appear on ADVA Social Media and web page beginning March 28 for 75 days; one woman will be featured daily.

Please partner with ADVA for this photoshoot scheduling by providing names and contacts of your women veterans by Valentines Day. Photo shoots will end February 28.

Submit your women veterans at

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScKOrL0o94wwcxivE9ZhMg8-Vyo4uAG2FCg10T_4pqa68HR3A/viewform?usp=sf_link

or contact

Email: hollie.scoma@arkansas.gov Telephone: (870) 404-6944.

Also  photographers and would like to donate their services are welcome to participate in the shoots. Photographers should contact Sue Harper at sue.harper@arkansas.gov or 870 623 6900

ADVA currently is planning to schedule 10 locations for the entire state. We would like to do our shoots in the month of February.

June 12th is the National Observance of Women Veterans Day. This year will be the 75 years of women being a permanent part of the armed forces.

On June 12th, 1948, President Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act into law. The act let women serve as full, permanent members of all the branches of the military.

Women’s Armed Services Integration Act | United States law | Britannica

The photos will also be displayed at the ADVA Women Veterans Day celebration scheduled for Friday June 9 at Arkansas State University’s The Sheid

Located at 1600 South College Street in Mountain Home, Ark.

The photos will also be published in an digital book accessible online with the possibility of publishing the book hard copy at a future date if funds are available.

Mar

29

Wednesday
Vietnam Veterans Day

Vietnam Veterans Day

The State of Arkansas will be having a ceremony at 10 a.m. Wednesday March 29 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the Little Rock Capitol building 500 Woodlane St., Little Rock Arkansas.

Local communities across the state are invited to create their own Vietnam Veterans event by completing an application at https://www.vietnamwar50th.com/civilian_application/. Applying will allow your organization to order pins and stickers and other items for National Vietnam Veterans Day.

Apr

29

Saturday

Baxter County Veterans Benefit Fair

10 to 2 p.m. 

Baxter County Fairgrounds

Jun

9

Friday

Women Veterans Appreciation Day Mountain Home Arkansas save the date

75 years of women veterans photos shoot for 75 counties for 75 days

ADVA will be photographing 75 women veterans in celebration of 75 years of Women in the Armed Forces.

Arkansas has 75 counties. ADVA would like to photograph a woman veteran from each county.

The women veterans photos and bios will begin to appear on ADVA Social Media and web page beginning March 28 for 75 days; one woman will be featured daily.

Please partner with us for this photoshoot scheduling by providing names and contacts of your women veterans by Valentines Day. Photo shoots will end February 28.

Submit your women veterans at

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScKOrL0o94wwcxivE9ZhMg8-Vyo4uAG2FCg10T_4pqa68HR3A/viewform?usp=sf_link

or contact

Email: hollie.scoma@arkansas.gov Telephone: (870) 404-6944.

Also if you are a photographer and would like to participate in the shoots please contact Sue Harper at sue.harper@arkansas.gov or 870 623 6900

ADVA currently is planning to schedule 10 locations for the entire state. We would like to do our shoots in the month of February.

June 12th is the National Observance of Women Veterans Day. This year will be the 75 years of women being a permanent part of the armed forces.

On June 12th, 1948, President Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act into law. The act let women serve as full, permanent members of all the branches of the military.

- Women’s Armed Services Integration Act | United States law | Britannica

The photos will also be displayed at the ADVA Women Veterans Day celebration scheduled for Friday June 9 at Arkansas State University’s The Sheid

Located at 1600 South College Street in Mountain Home, Ark.

The photos will also be published in an digital book accessible online with the possibility of publishing the book hard copy at a future date if we can raise the funds.