Amid Pride Month . . . The troops are letting their rainbow colors shine.
Here's a recent statement form the local VA touting diversity, equity and inclusion . . .
“At Kansas City VA, we hope, and we aspire to create a welcoming environment for all of our Veterans and staff,” said Medical Center Director Jean Gurga. “Each Veteran should be treated with dignity, with integrity and with respect. In an outward display of alliance with our Veterans and our employees in the LGBTQ+ community, we are raising the Pride flag at KCVA. This flag will fly through the end of the month in support of greater unity, visibility and equality for our LGBTQ+ Veterans and employees.”
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
In May 2022, VA Secretary Denis McDonough authorized and encouraged VA facilities to fly the rainbow Pride flag for the duration of the month of June. This makes a clear statement to all Veterans that VA welcomes them and is committed to facilitating an inclusive health care environment.