The Office of Veterans Affairs at Nazareth honored International Women's Days by bringing four prominent female veterans to the school for a panel discussion. Organizers say it is an opportunity for enlisted students to see someone who was once in their shoes and a chance for civilians to learn about the reality of war.
"Speaking at an event like this and being able to let people know that there is still a war going on and that we are still deployed overseas and that it's affecting a lot of people in the world I think can only help other people - just in awareness of what we're participating in as a culture, as a society," Jess Goodell said.
The panelists told the students why they joined the military, what they did while serving and how they are coping with the aftermath of deployment.
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