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Julia Maki Pyrah, Navy Veteran, Air National Guardsman

#VAWomanVeteranAuthor of the Quarter

In January we highlight Julia Maki Pyrah, Navy Veteran, Air National Guardsman and her book My Mom Hunts Submarines

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Veteran of the Day...Esther Jane McNeil

01/19/2021 #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Esther Jane McNeil

We honor her service.

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VetXL Veterans Experience Live | Woman Veteran Series with Acting Deputy Secretary Pamela Powers

Q/A from the Women Veteran Series chat events

Questions on business resources, yoga, acupuncture, military sexual trauma, claims, appeals, reproductive and women health services

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From the desk of the Executive Director

From the desk of the Executive Director

June is a busy month as we bring awareness to PTSD, recognize Pride Month, and celebrate Women Veterans Day.

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2021 Women Veterans Trailblazers 2.0 Initiative
CWV is accepting nominations of women Veterans to highlight as Trailblazers. For this initiative, CWV has defined a women Veteran Trailblazer as a woman who has served and separated from the service and makes an impact by enhancing the lives of other Veterans, Veteran families or Veteran caregivers. Deadline for the 2021 Center for Women Veteran Trailblazers 2.0 Initiative is Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Get more information »
VA Women’s Health Transition Training
Collage of women Veterans and service membersThe Women’s Health Services Office at the Department of Veterans Affairs, in conjunction with the Department of Defense, is hosting a Women’s Health Transition Training. The training will provide servicewomen with a deeper understanding of the women’s health services available to them within the VA health care system. Learn more »
VA MISSION Act – Increasing Veterans’ access to health care
Female doctor and nurse with female patientThe MISSION Act strengthens VA’s ability to deliver trusted, easy to access, high quality care at VA facilities, virtually through telehealth, and in your community. That means you get the care and services you need, where and when you need them. Learn more »
I Am Not Invisible Virtual Exhibit
Captain May Alm, U.S. Army Veteran 1942-1045, Nurse Corps-WWII Veteran Omaha BeachThere are roughly 2 million living women Veterans, and many VA Central Office employees who are women Veterans. By spotlighting the many faces of this diverse and important segment of the Veteran community, I Am Not Invisible aims to increase awareness and dialogue about women Veterans, as well as open viewers’ eyes to the myriad levels of expertise of Veterans serving Veterans. 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 »



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