"There are more than 11,000 female veterans in Nebraska, and Central Community College in Grand Island honors them with their first Salute to Women Warriors.
Organizers personally invited several women and expected an upwards of 50 women in attendance.
Women were offered a writing workshop, creating short stories or poems.
By offering art, organizers wanted to offer a therapeutic way to bring the women together.
"It's like meeting new friends, I guess. I know that sounds really corny... but people that you've never met or talked to that shared similar experiences, it really helps you connect to other veterans, so especially other female veterans that maybe have gone through similar experience that you have. It helps make bonds and friendships," said Army veteran Emily Henshaw." ... See MoreSee Less