(Versailles, Ind.) - An event Friday is aimed at local female military veterans.
The Ripley County Veterans Office and Ripley County Health Department have organized a Women Veterans Health Fair. The free event takes place at the Ripley County Courthouse Annex in Versailles from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Participants include George's Pharmacy in Versailles, Margaret Mary Hospital, Walmart Vision Center, VA Medical Center's Mobile Van, and more. There will be displays, information, drawings, and prizes for those who attend.
Currently, women account for 19 percent of the U.S. military and National Guard population. More than 200,000 women are serving today and about 4,000 of them are Hoosiers.