DC medical center hosts outreach event for women Veterans


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The calendar may have said November 20, but it was also “Ladies’ Night” at the Washington, D.C., VA Medical Center (DCVAMC). More than 170 women Veterans were introduced to VA health care and services by way of an informal event featuring on-the- spot health screenings, flu shots, and women’s health exams via the new Women’s Health Clinic.

The ladies’ night event is an annual showcase for women Veterans and transitioning active duty Servicemembers. Attendees are informed on enrollment eligibility, while enjoying a social atmosphere and activities.

Among the highlights of the event, Veterans and those soon to be were able to view firsthand the comprehensive and gender-specific care the VA provides. With Women Veterans being the fastest growing population of Veterans, VA continues to deliver numerous initiatives designed to improve access and quality care for women Veterans.

 

 

 

 

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Andre Parker

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  1. DannyG    

    I would to hear from all the veterans that were complaining abt no articles & unfair treatment of (female) veterans, just a few months ago! Also like to hear from my Sisters on the subject brought up recently of dropping the “female”, & just referring to them as veterans. I’m for it, but kinda think it takes away from their special nomenclature. For example, I’m proud to be an American, & even a bit more proud to be “Native” American. What do you think, Sisters?

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