Built in 1938, at the beginning of World War II, the Hampton VA hospital was designed for an all-male military.
Things have changed over the course of 70 years, and now women make up almost 15% of those serving on active duty.
Believe it or not…Hampton Roads has the fastest growing population of female veterans, double the national average.
Now, they have a new place to go for their health care needs.
“We are in a part of the VA Medical Center where it’s just for us.”
Hattie Cannady is a former Army helicopter refueler, and one of the many female veterans who came out for the ribbon cutting of the new Hampton VA Women’s Clinic.