Tag Archives: Women

VA, partners provide education benefits for surviving spouses, children of fallen servicemembers

While hundreds of millions of dollars in private scholarships and education benefits exist for families of fallen military service members, many of these families struggle because they do not know these benefits exist. Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors also known …

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Conference looks to advance women’s health research within VA

VA’s Health Services Research and Development Service sponsored a conference titled, “Enhancing Partnerships for Research and Care of Women Veterans” July 31-Aug. 1 in D.C. The event brought together investigators pursuing research on women Veterans and women in the military …

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108 year old female Veteran, Lucy Coffey: A true icon for female soldiers

Lucy Coffey’s dream of visiting Washington, D.C. came true this weekend. The 108-year-old San Antonio native arrived with an Honor Flight from Austin Friday night. Her goal was to see, one last time, the memorials dedicated to her generation’s service and …

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Veteran sings tribute to women Veterans

Singer/Songwriter, Air Force Veteran

Rhonda McCullough wrote a song about the struggles women Veterans face.

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A healthy pregnancy begins with a healthy you

Staff Writer, Veterans Health Administration

VA provides full women’s health care services for women Veterans.

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Save one life you’re a hero. Save a hundred lives and you’re a nurse.

Many of VA’s 90,000+ nurses began leading the way long before they first took a step in to a VA facility. The VA is a natural draw to many transitioning Veterans and this is particularly true for Veteran nurses who wish to continue taking care of their brothers and sisters in arms.

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The Mind Game Nobody Wins

Disabled Veteran, Facilities Management Administrative Officer for VA in Denver

If you are having trouble coping, don’t play the mind game – ask for help!

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Women Veteran Leaders Honored as “Champions of Change”

Today, the White House honors 10 local Veteran industry leaders as “Women Veteran Leader Champions of Change,” and highlights their incredible contributions to our nation’s business, public and community service sectors. Women Veterans are one of the fastest-growing populations of …

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Women Veterans Twitter Town Hall

Join VA, the Veterans Benefits Administration and the Veterans Health Administration for a Twitter town hall about women Veterans benefits and health care today at 2 p.m. We’ll have experts on hand to answer your questions and to provide options …

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VA and Women Veterans: Fielding a Full Team

Editor’s note: This was originally posted on the White House Blog. On March 11, 2009, President Obama established the inter-agency White House Council on Women and Girls to ensure the programs and policies of the federal government are being crafted …

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