June 26, 2017

Expo aims to connect veterans with valuable resources in central Oregon

One of the largest veteran resource events in the state will be held in central Oregon next month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. July 15 at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. With over 75 booths featuring state and federal service providers, non-profit agencies, employers and other local partners, this free event promises to bring together the best benefits, resources and programs Oregon has to offer veterans and their families.
June 26, 2017

Changes to MST-related PTSD claims processing means more help for Veterans

Women are disproportionately likely to have experienced sexual harassment and/or assault during their military service. This trauma, referred to by VA as military sexual trauma (MST), […]
June 19, 2017

Registration now open for 2017 National Women Veterans Summit, August 25-26 in Houston

It’s been a long time coming, but the 2017 is set and will take place at the Hyatt Regency Downtown in Houston, Texas, Aug. 25-26, with […]
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. […]