April 24, 2019

New text feature available through VA’s Women Veterans Call Center

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) added  a text messaging feature to the Women Veterans Call Center on April 23, providing another convenient way for […]
April 4, 2019

At War: I Followed My Father Into the Marines. But It Was Different for a Woman.

I faced constant sexual harassment in the corps. It was a side of the military neither of us wanted to see.
March 27, 2019

Meet women who are taking on coveted combat roles for Marine Corps

Our Profiles in Service series highlights Americans who dedicate their lives to helping others. The U.S. Marines’ iconic tagline is “the few, the proud.” Just over […]
March 12, 2019

Portland health fair focuses on care, connection for women veterans

PORTLAND, Ore. — A day-long event at Veterans Affairs in Portland is all about celebrating women and health.
March 11, 2019

Women In The Military Say Their Pain Was Consistently Dismissed As “Female Problems,” Causing Permanent Medical Issues

WASHINGTON — They didn’t want to complain — being a woman in the US military, the last thing you want to be seen as is weak […]
March 11, 2019

With Historic Number of Women in Uniform, the Vet Community Is About to Change

When former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifted the ban on women in combat roles in 2013, he gave the military two years to complete integration.
March 8, 2019

At War: “People Constantly Mistake My Mother for a Spouse, Not a Veteran”

These servicewomen are leaders, pioneers, change-makers and survivors. Here’s what their family members have to say about them.
March 4, 2019

These women were denied veteran status for decades. Congress can’t overlook them again.

Elizabeth Cobbs, a history professor at Texas A&M and a senior fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, is the author of “The Hello Girls.” Women were …
March 1, 2019

John Mayer launches foundation focused on veterans

John Mayer is launching a foundation focused on improving the health of veterans through scientific research. The Grammy-winning singer on Friday announced The Heart and Armor […]