June 13, 2017

Female Veteran of the Year nominees sought

In November, Albany will celebrate its 66th annual Veterans Day Parade and honor another veteran of the year.
May 23, 2017

Learning from 100 years of women at war: one Veteran’s perspective

Put a bunch of women Veterans in a room, give them a mission to accomplish, and something almost magical ends up happening. I’ve seen this over […]
May 19, 2017

Women Veterans: You are in control of your care at VA

As we celebrate Women’s Health Week, I am pleased to announce that VA has adopted American Cancer Society breast cancer screening guidelines that give women a […]
May 16, 2017

Women Veterans: Help for Postpartum Depression

The birth of a baby is a life-changing event that can trigger all kinds of emotions from happiness and joy to jitters and fear.  It can […]
May 2, 2017

A look at some of the VA programs MST survivors chose to help them recover

April has come to and end and it was another successful and moving month of events to raise awareness of sexual assault and in particular, military […]
May 1, 2017

Sexual assault on both men and women in the military is declining, Pentagon survey finds

The estimated amount of sexual assault on both men and women in the military has declined over the last decade, according to a new Pentagon report. […]
April 26, 2017

Tigard American Legion Auxiliary supports veteran causes

Royal Villas resident Kathy Norris, who was a charter member of the Tigard American Legion Post 158 Auxiliary 52 years ago, showed up at the April […]
April 25, 2017

VA resources meet unique needs of at-risk or homeless women Veterans

As the number of women serving in the military has increased, female Veterans have become the fastest growing demographic in America’s homeless community. Today, women comprise approximately nine […]
March 22, 2017

Celebrating 100 years of enlisted military service for women

Since the American Revolution, women have served on America’s battlefield. They served as nurses, spies, cooks, and even disguised themselves as men to fight in the […]