March 13, 2017

Veteran artists work highlighted at VA during Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, VA’s Center for Women Veterans partnered with Veteran Artist Program (VAP) to display art by 10 women Veterans at 10 VA […]
March 10, 2017

VA offers free Military Sexual Trauma health care services to Veterans regardless of service-connected status

I enlisted in the Army in 2000 and served for five years as an Arabic linguist, including a year-long Operation Iraqi Freedom deployment with the 101st […]
March 9, 2017

Women Veterans celebrate women’s history month through art

Laura Taylor is one of 10 artists who will share messages of hope, healing, and inclusion at VA medical centers across the country during March to […]
March 7, 2017

Trailblazing Women Veterans

On March 17, 1917, when Loretta Perfectus Walsh enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserve, she became the first woman allowed to serve outside of a nursing […]
March 3, 2017

Women Veterans participation in the Million Veteran Program vital to improved care

Women have been underrepresented in much biological and medical research, leading to knowledge gaps that can result into problems including misdiagnoses and drugs that may affect […]
March 2, 2017

Celebrating Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and VA would like to celebrate in part by reflecting on our proud history in serving women Veterans. Read on to […]
February 28, 2017

Getting it right: VA’s maternity care program honors Veterans, mothers

There’s endless talk about what VA gets wrong, but I’d like to call attention to something very critical they’re getting very right. Nine months ago, I […]
February 27, 2017

Veteran without family laid to rest with full military honors

PORTLAND, Ore. — She may have died alone, but Oregon’s veteran community turned out in force Monday to send the message that Casey Kathleen Finnegan is […]
February 23, 2017

Advancing the heart health of women Veterans

As one of our country’s most pressing health issues, heart disease is a very important topic of discussion – not just this month, but every month. […]