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

March 26, 2018

Unforgotten: Stories of Oregon’s Women Veterans – Hazel Ying Lee

March 22, 2018

Their War Too: U.S. Women in the Military During WWII. Part I

March is Women’s History Month, a great time to highlight  important contributions made to our country by women. This year, we are focusing on the role […]