February 1, 2019

Legendary pilot will be honored by all-female flyover

Nine female pilots at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia, say they feel privileged to be selected as volunteers to perform the “missing woman” formation Feb. 2, […]
January 11, 2019

Corps has close eye on first integrated training company

The all-female platoon currently undergoing recruit training in a previously all-male battalion at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., may not be the last, according […]
January 11, 2019

Women and minority veterans are thriving in the civilian workforce

A military background boosted the civilian job prospects for women and racial minorities that have historically had a harder time finding work, the latest Bureau of […]
December 18, 2018

When measuring resilience, the type of trauma suffered matters

“But I work with women veterans every day, and I suspected this wasn’t the … suddenly men were no longer scoring as more resilient than women.
December 18, 2018

Women Veterans: Managing Post Deployment Stress

Despite good food, bright lights, and cheer, the holidays come with stress. The pressures, particularly on women, to cook special meals, give gifts, and decorate can […]
December 13, 2018

Survey: Nearly 40 Percent of Active-Duty Women Report Fertility Problems

… problems after leaving the service, according to a new survey by the Service Women’s Action Network, an advocacy group for female veterans.
December 12, 2018

Certain Female Vets May Face Higher Dementia Risk

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The toll of U.S. military service can be steep for female veterans…
November 29, 2018

Former Army veteran recounts history of sexual harassment

According to the Oregon Veterans Administration, 6 out of 10 women … active duty,” said Elizabeth Estabrooks, VA coordinator for Women Veterans.
November 28, 2018

Resources often scarce for female veterans in Oregon

The nearly 30,000 female veterans in Oregon are all too often faced with a … Elizabeth Estabrooks visited the Women Veterans of the Oregon Coast …