June 14, 2018

AAUW hosts ‘I Am Not Invisible’

The Tillamook County American Association of University Women (AAUW) is co-hosting an exhibit highlighting Oregon women veterans and the …
May 29, 2018

Battling Depression And Suicide Among Female Veterans

Female veterans have higher rates of depression and suicide than their male counterparts. Advocates say the VA must step up its efforts to reach women who […]
May 24, 2018

Silver Star-recipient to represent the more than 300,000 women who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan

As a child, Leigh Ann Hester’s father took her to see parade where she watched service men and women march in uniform. Looking up as they […]
May 14, 2018

VA updates compensation rating criteria, adds women-specific conditions to the schedule

In September 2017, VA began updating the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities, the federal regulations used by claims processors to determine the severity of disabilities related […]
March 30, 2018

Female veterans say it’s their time to write the memory of war

A movement is growing to bring the unvarnished experiences of women who have served into mainstream popular culture.
March 30, 2018

Unforgotten: Stories of Oregon’s Women Veterans – Carol Brown

March 29, 2018

Unforgotten: Stories of Oregon’s Women Veterans – Melanie Bjerke

March 29, 2018

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on VA health care for women Veterans

On March 20, VA and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) hosted the #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on VA health care for women Veterans. Jennifer Silva, chief program […]
March 27, 2018

Unforgotten: Stories of Oregon’s Women Veterans – Jean Kirnak