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Veteran “Jersey Jeanne” has not let multiple sclerosis slow her down — adaptive sports have changed her life in a positive way. Her life’s motto is: “I got ‘ta’ keep on movin’!”
Are you or do you know an unemployed Veteran 35-60 years old? The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) can provide up to 12 months of assistance ($1,564 a month) for training in a high demand career field.
Hundreds of active-duty women and veterans turned out Oct. 20 at the gateway to Arlington National Cemetery to celebrate the legacy of more than 2.5 million women who have served in the nation's military.
VA has been working to improve health care access for female Veterans, and it all starts with culture change.
Beware-scam letter! A letter is making the circuit purporting to be from DFAS asking military member's fiancées to register in our system entitling them to benefits in the event of the member's death.
VA’s efforts to provide housing and health care support for women Veterans have never been more critical.
Veterans Affairs officials say they are meeting requirements laid down in a 2010 law mandating the agency to improve health care to veterans and their familes.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has released a series of videos in which women Veterans describe their experiences serving in the military, ranging from their significant contributions to national safety and security to the challenges they faced during their service and after returning to civilian life.
Women Veterans are encouraged to keep those two words in mind every month, not just in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And then to follow up by talking with their health care provider about appropriate breast cancer screenings, such as regular mammograms.
Female Veterans are on pace to double in number over the next few years. In preparing for this demographic shift — and in recognizing that women have unique health care needs — the VA has undergone nothing short of a medical makeover during the last decade.
Women Veterans and VA employees gathered in Washington, DC for the 5th National Summit on Women Veterans. The summit focused on ways to improve gender-specific care and services for female Vets.
The National Training Summit on Women Veterans is July 15-17. The three day summit will focus on the role of women in the military.
The WVBC recruited over 60 Women Veteran Entrepreners to attend the V-WISE Conferenc in San Antonio TX The Women Veterans Business Center has...
Washington, D.C. – Ranking Democratic Member Bob Filner (D-CA) reintroduced legislation that would require all VA facilities to display a bill of rights outlining VA’s responsibility to women veterans.
By Meredith Melnick in Time In his Oval Office address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama announced the end of combat operations in Iraq — and...
From The Olympian: Despite some progress, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has a long ways to go in improving health care for female veterans. The...
The number and percentage of women in the military service has grown, and the number of women veterans has grown accordingly. For more than 200 years, women have made tremendous sacrifices and overcome enormous odds to serve their county bravely, and they've quietly gone home, but things are starting to change.
Shortly after the December 7th attack on Pearl Harbor, male pilots became a vital resource in the war effort. When they proved scarce to...
According to recent VA statistics, PTSD and depression are the top disability claims among America's female veterans — many of whom served in Iraq and Afghanistan. But many of them have trouble proving that they saw combat — a key to getting treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.