National Women’s Veterans United. Women’s organization

http://nwvu.org/

Here are some of the topics you can read about at NWVU:

In Case You Missed It: The Center for Women Veterans is sharing recent news stories that may be of interest to women Veterans, military women, and their supporters on a weekly basis. Share your thoughts about them on social media with the hashtag #womenVets.

06/05/2018 07:24 AM EDT

On the 70th anniversary of the Woman’s Armed Services Integration Act, which allowed women to serve as permanent, regular members of the military the Coastal Bend Women Veterans will celebrate their first-ever “Women Veterans Day” ceremony. [From KRISTV]

06/05/2018 07:24 AM EDT

On Tuesday, June 12, the Mayor of Royse City will commemorate “Women’s Veterans Day” with the reading of a proclamation.  Female Veterans are being sought to attend the City Council meeting at 7PM to be a part of this event. [From Blue Ribbon News]

06/05/2018 07:24 AM EDT

Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) is starting a new Moral Injury & Reconciliation Clinic for women Veterans beginning June 8, 2018.  Moral injury is the wounding of the conscience from a traumatic experience such as combat or sexual trauma. [From Military.com]

06/05/2018 07:24 AM EDT

Patients using the Veterans Affairs Choice program to avoid long wait times at department medical centers may still face months-long delays before seeing a doctor, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office released Monday.  And researchers say recently passed reforms to VA’s community care programs won’t fix those lengthy waits without dramatic improvements in data collection and monitoring of those outside care appointments. [From Military Times]

06/05/2018 07:24 AM EDT

Temple University’s Military and Veteran Services Center (MVSC) was developed to not only be a safe space for the university’s military-connected students, but also a resource that positively impacts their entire higher education experience.  For the third consecutive year, Temple has been named one of the country’s best colleges for veterans by U.S. News & World Report. [From Diverse Education]

06/05/2018 07:24 AM EDT

One Veteran’s Memorial Day message is going viral as an example of the everyday sexism female service members continue to face.  Former Navy service member JoAnn Ortloff took a moment last week to write a powerful post in the Facebook group Pantsuit Nation. [From A Plus]

06/05/2018 07:24 AM EDT

Newly elected Cheryl Walker is the first female commander of the American Legion’s 19th District and, with husband Robbie Walker, who had the position earlier, the first couple to have headed the district.  She said she’ll try to get the best out of the 53 posts in the district, “each one unique,” and stress the four pillars of the American Legion:  Veterans affairs and rehabilitation, national security, Americanism and services for youth. [From The News-Gazette]

If you want to check out other female orientated organizations go here:
https://girightshotline.org/en/other-organizations/#anchor-04-womens-organizations such as Grace Under Fire and Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN)>

 

 

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