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Veteran of the Day...Shannon Kent

03/24/2019 #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Shannon Kent

We honor her service.

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Women's History Month

No heroes without HER

VA celebrates women Veterans during Women’s History Month.

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Strength-Heroish-Excellence-Veteran. For 2 million Women Veterans, VA is here.

VA Women’s Health Transition Training Pilot

The training will provide servicewomen with a deeper understanding of the women’s health services available to them within the VA health care system.

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Online Shopping For Veterans Enrolled in VA and VA Employees

All Veterans enrolled in the VA and VA employees are now able to shop online from a store built just for you.

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Women Veteran Trailblazers Initiative

Fifteen women Veterans representing all branches of service is featured in the Center for Women Veteran’s (CWV) 2019 Campaign “Trailblazers: Women Breaking Barriers.” Each year CWV sponsors an annual campaign to celebrate the contributions of women Veterans. The 2019 Campaign launched on March 6, 2019, in honor of Women’s History Month and will continue throughout the year to celebrate women Veterans’ contributions during and after military service.

This powerful Campaign highlights the experiences and contributions of 15 women Veterans and provides VA the opportunity to share stories about how their military service and unique experiences led to their continued roles as leaders and advocates in the communities where they live and work.

Women Veteran Athletes Initiative

Women Veteran AthletesTo raise national awareness of the service, diversity, and resilience of women Veterans, CWV will host an exhibit featuring 10 women Veteran Athletes which will travel to VA facilities nationwide.  We hope to increase awareness of women Veterans, both in VA and in the public, and to encourage women Veterans to choose VA to support their health and wellness goals.

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!

#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 »