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, […]
November 9, 2017

Five myths about female veterans

Veterans Day is an occasion to recall the service of our troops. But women’s stories have often been absent from those recollections. Works of fiction and nonfiction, memoirs (such […]
November 6, 2017

“Brides for a Cause” giving back to military brides

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Veteran’s Day is Saturday and one local business is giving back by offering military brides a free wedding dress. Brides for a […]
November 2, 2017

Women Veterans – We want to hear from you!

Attention Women Veterans: We want to hear from you! Tell us about your experiences at two VAPORHCS focus groups on November 16 or 18 or you […]