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Center for Women Veterans (CWV)


Washington DC Women Veterans Campaign Event

Women Veterans Campaign Poster

Washington DC VA Medical Center Washington, DC
Location:  Washington DC VA Medical Center, 50 Irving St. NW., Washington, DC 20422
Session Held:  September 29, 2015
Contact:  Gwendolyn Smalls
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Event Overview

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) conducted a one-day event at the VA Medical Center, Washington, DC, as part of part of a new national VA campaign, Women Veterans:  Celebrating Our Stories of Service, which launched in late March 2015.  Over 100 participants were provided an overview of services and benefits available to women Veterans.  Experts were available to answer Veterans’ questions, and exhibitors shared information on their many resources.  VA staff, as well as local community and national leaders were available for face-to-face interaction.

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Event Summary

Women Veterans Campaign Event Honors Service — An abundance of laughter and sisterly camaraderie surrounded the Women Veterans Campaign Event at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, September 29.  The one-day event helped raise awareness and celebrated women Veterans’ stories of compassion and strength.  Read more »

DC VAMC Spotlights

  • Attendance
    • Number of attendees – 117
    • Approximately 18 exhibitors
  • Mammography Services done in the Women’s Health Clinic
    • ACR Accredited until 2017 (passed on first attempt)
    • Perfect Score from FDA inspections
    • Passed physicist testing
    • Same day reads
    • Same day diagnostic studies
    • Same day biopsies
    • Interdisciplinary Breast health team
  • Resiliency Awards Recipients
    • BG (Retired) Wilma L. Vaught, USAF Retired
    • Ginger Miller
    • Laurie Sayles Artis

Women Veteran Resources

Health Information Benefits Information Burials and Memorials Information Women Veterans Call Center: 1-855-VA-WOMEN

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