TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Women who have fought for our nation or are currently serving received recognition.
The Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center hosted a ceremony for Women's History month.
Melissa Jarboe, a veterans advocate who lost her husband Sergeant Jamie Jarboe in March 2012, was keynote speaker.
Women who fought in World War II and the Korean War were recognized for their character, courage and commitment.
In all, 33 women were honored, those who attended received a certificate of appreciation.