February 14, 2018

For Women’s History Month, VA to showcase stories of 10 women Veteran athletes

From distance runners to cyclists, the stories of 10 women Veteran athletes will be displayed at VA medical centers around the country in March, to coincide […]
January 24, 2018

VA’s National PTSD Brain Bank collaborates with PINK Concussions Group

Today, VA announced a collaboration between its National Center for PTSD and the nonprofit organization PINK Concussions, encouraging women to donate their brains for the purpose of […]
January 23, 2018

Everyone Was Wrong About the Real “Rosie the Riveter” for Decades. Here’s How the Mystery Was Solved

When news began to spread that Naomi Parker Fraley had died on Saturday, it prompted an outpouring of admiring obituaries, uniformly lamenting the loss of Rosie […]
January 2, 2018

A few of the unique challenges of being a female veteran

It was an exceptionally hot September day in Twentynine Palms, California, and I was sitting in the waiting room of the physical therapist’s office, waiting for […]
December 5, 2017

“The Lionesses” – A Tribute to Women in Military in Springfield, Oregon

Women have served on behalf of our country in many roles. In honor of their commitment, the City of Springfield, Oregon and the Springfield Women Veterans […]
December 5, 2017

“More Meaningful”, Women Vets’ Memorial In Springfield

Last month, the city of Springfield unveiled a new memorial that’s dedicated to women veterans. It’s one of only a handful of monuments across the nation […]
November 28, 2017

Women Veterans, Depression and Heart Disease

Are you a female Veteran who’s anxious or depressed?  Then chances are you may be at a higher risk for heart disease. Not exactly an uplifting […]
November 14, 2017

Demographics of Veteran Population to Shift in Next 30 Years

The demographic makeup of veterans in the United States will shift in the the next three decades, according to data from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The percent […]
November 10, 2017

Springfield statue unveiling honors women who serve

SPRINGFIELD — Shelley Corteville recalled the annual phone calls from her father thanking her for her service each Veterans Day and how, after his recent death, […]