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Center for Women Veterans (CWV)

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Photographer Stacy Pearsall of the Veterans Portrait Project

New Initiative Aims to Raise Awareness of Women as Veterans

The 2018 Women Veteran Athletes Initiative will address the concern of women Veterans feeling unrecognized and underappreciated.

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Veteran of the Day...Karen Riffel

02/21/2018 #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Karen Riffel

We honor your service, Karen!

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Talk to your provider about blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and BMI - Your heart depends on it.

Heart Disease in Women

One in three women die from cardiovascular diseases and stroke each year, killing about one woman every 80 seconds.

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Betty Mosley Brown speaks at the Focus Forward Fellowship event

In the Spotlight…Retreats and Fellowships for Women Veterans

Women Veterans face the same challenges as both civilian women and male Veterans, which can leave us feeling slightly out of place in many settings.

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Women Veterans Art Exhibit

Women Veterans Art by Deveon SudduthArt displays created by 10 women Veterans were featured at ten VA medical facilities across the country in March during Women’s History Month.  Several of the exhibits are now traveling to new sites each month.  On this page, you can see when it may be at a site near you, listen to podcasts with some of the artists, read news coverage of the initiative, and more!

2017 National Women Veterans Summit

Women Veterans SummitAccess webinars, presentations and videos, that provide the content we were unable to deliver during the summit due to the hurricane!  This page provides women Veterans and the local/state/Federal/non-government organization partners who serve them with information about VA benefits and services, especially those designated for women Veterans.

Challenging Preconceived Notions of Women Veterans

Women Veterans’ Inspiring True Stories

Women Veterans represent an enduring legacy of leadership, service, and sacrifice.  Each woman’s experience is unique, yet many face similar challenges while serving in the military and after returning to civilian life.  Hear inspiring stories from women who discovered ways to stay strong and find success.  Learn more »

#VeteranOfTheDay - Nominate a Veteran Today!

#VeteranOfTheDay BannerVeteran of the Day has been a tradition on VA’s social media pages for more than two years now.  This daily publication is always in need of great nominations, and CWV would love to see more women Veterans featured!  If you know a Veteran who deserves to be recognized, please refer to this guide to nominate them.  Learn more »