August 16, 2018

New Coos County support group provides safe, inclusive space for all women veterans

COOS BAY — A local support group in Coos County geared toward serving the area’s female veterans has been formed.
August 14, 2018

Air Force wants to connect female airmen with VA resources

A new test program between the Air Force and the Veterans Affairs Department wants to help female airmen as they transition to the civilian world or […]
August 14, 2018

Military Heritage Chronicles – Women in the Military

Bringing it closer to home, in 2015, Oregon became one of only a handful of states to establish a permanent, full-time women veterans coordinator in …
August 1, 2018

How intimate partner violence affects women Veterans

Dr. Katherine Iverson is a clinical psychologist and researcher in the Women’s Health Division of the National Center for PTSD. (Photo by Cydney Scott) This interview […]
July 30, 2018

Birthday of the WAVES

Monday, July 30, marks the 76th anniversary of the creation of the U.S. Navy’s WAVES, the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service.  During World War I […]
July 30, 2018

“A Born Leader.” Navy’s First Female Admiral Dies at 98

(ORLANDO, Fla.) — Rear Admiral Alene Duerk, the Navy’s first female admiral, who became a trailblazer as the Navy opened up more opportunities for women, has […]
July 11, 2018

15 Ways VA is improving the Veteran’s experience right now

The Department of Veterans Affairs is committed to providing the best experiences in its delivery of care, benefits, and memorial services to Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, […]
July 10, 2018

Women Veterans Group seeks members

COOS BAY — The inaugural meeting of the Women Veterans Group will be taking place at 3 p.m. Monday, July 23, at the Coos Bay Elks […]
June 28, 2018

Celebrating 70 years of equal service and pay on the anniversary of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act

Seventy years ago, in 1948, women Veterans were given a landmark step up with the passing of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act – for the […]