Honoring Women of War

Posted at 7:15 PM, Oct 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-12 22:35:22-04

It’s one of the most symbolic posters in American culture. 

“Rosie the Riveters” became an icon and later represented the empowerment of women in the workforce.

Today Kern County's own “Rosies” were honored with a special monument at the Kern County Museum.

The impact the women who went to work during WWII will never be forgotten.

The Kern County Museum made sure of that today during a ceremony unveiling a monument in their honor.

The local “Rosies” sat front row while wearing their red bandannas, proud to be a part of history.

The monument was funded by a donation from Kaiser Permanente and is a part of a larger WWII exhibit which ran last summer at the museum.