RPL and the Women’s Forum of New York Host Discussion on Women in the Military
Invitees included Brigadier Gen. Marianne Watson, Director of Manpower and Personnel, National Guard Bureau; Rear Admiral Nancy J. Lescavage, 20th Director of the Navy Nurse Corps and Commander, Naval Medical Education and Training Command; and Won Palisoul, Former Navy high-ranker working with veterans at NYU. The panel was moderated by Joan Firestone, Executive Director of MGTN and former Executive Director of THE MOTH.
Participants engaged in a compelling discussion on the complex challenges women in the military face both in active duty and upon reentering civilian life. Participants and speakers also discussed the future of women in the military and the impact they are making both inside and outside of the armed services.