President Biden signed into law on Monday a bill sponsored by Rep. Mike Levin to rename the San Diego Veteran Affairs Medical Center after Army veteran Capt. Jennifer M. Moreno.
This is the first time that a VA medical facility has been named for a woman veteran of color.
“I am thrilled that the San Diego VA Medical Center will now help give women servicemembers and veterans the recognition they deserve by proudly using Army Capt. Jennifer M. Moreno’s name,” said Levin. “Capt. Moreno is a hero who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms, and her legacy has inspired many young women to pursue military service.”
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