Exchange-Program Helps Military Women


HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) – A new program to help female soldiers is on the way to the Fort Campbell area.

The Kentucky New Era reports Women Elevated will celebrate the opening of a facility in Clarksville, Tennessee on Jan. 12. The program will provide services in Clarksville and in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, to current and former military women.

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Tangi Smith, an Army veteran who started Women Elevated, says the nonprofit organization will offer services that include hot meals, laundry facilities, temporary housing, job placement and classes in resume-building and credit-score building.

Smith says the goal is to prevent crisis situations such as homelessness and job loss.