Nominations open for MN Woman Veteran of the Year

The Women Veterans Initiative is proud to honor one extraordinary female veteran annually during a spring women veterans event. The Minnesota Woman Veteran of the Year award will recognize a female veteran who has served honorably and is a community leader. This award is part of the women Veterans Initiative’s continuing effort to honor women veterans.

Nomination and selection criteria

One woman veteran will be recognized as the Minnesota Woman Veteran of the Year. Nominations will be accepted from the public.

A Minnesota Woman Veteran of the Year is someone who:


Veteran issues.


Nomination forms must include the nominee’s general information along with a brief narrative explaining why the veteran is being nominated for the award. Nominations not selected may be retained for future award consideration.

Nominations may be submitted by any Minnesota resident. Submissions from Minnesota veterans, Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs), County Veterans Service Officers (CVSOs), and other veteran groups are encouraged.

A nomination form can be found at www. of-the-year-award_ tcm1066-417714.pdf.

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