Fifty Years Ago: Last Nurse Survivor of Bataan Still on Active Duty Retires

Lt. Col. Helen Hennessey narrowly escaped Batan before invading Japanese forces took over. After making her way to the island of Corregidor in the Philippines, she cared for the sick and wounded in a hospital there. She retired from active duty in the Air Force on January 31, 1967. Read more about Lt. Hennessey in […]

The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, January 9-13, 2017

Updates from Women’s Policy, Inc. – January 9-13, 2017 Senate, House Approve FY2017 Budget Resolution On January 11, the Senate approved S. Con. Res. 3, the FY2017 budget reconciliation package, which would set the budgetary levels through FY2026. Read more House Passes Maternity Care Act On January 10, the House passed H.R. 315, the Improving […]

2017 National Women Veterans Summit

March 17-18, 2017, Dallas, Texas “Women Veterans account for approximately 10 percent of the U.S. Veteran population, which will grow to 15 percent by 2030. While many of their challenges and opportunities are similar to those of their male counterparts, some are unique or disproportionate to the women Veterans population-which is younger and more ethnically […]

Women Veterans Cyber Security Fireside Chat

  Did you know that there was a shortage of women veterans in the Cyber Security Field? Designed especially for women…please join Stratford University, 2013 White House Champion for Change Ginger Miller , Air Force Veteran, Loilette Loderick, Lead Web Application Penetration Tester With NetCentrics supporting the Coast Guard Cyber Command and President/Owner of Premier […]

SAVE THE DATE. Women As Veteran Entrepreneurs (WAVE) Holiday Mixer.

SAVE THE DATE…….Women As Veteran Entrepreneurs (WAVE) Holiday Mixer….December 6, 2016……Please Join Us! Please consider joining us to network with Women Veteran Business Owners. There is no cost to you. Just confirm your interest in attending. What: WAVE Annual Holiday Mixer When: December 6, 2017 5:00pm-7:00pm Where: The City Club 555 13th Street, NW Washington, […]

Ladies’ Night

On Friday night, November 18 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s Atrium will be transformed into a haven of wellness and a festive ballroom as newly transitioning women Veterans are welcomed to “Ladies’ Night”. The unique annual outreach event was created to introduce women Veterans to VA health care, […]

Veterans News

Women Veterans Campaign: The Department of Veterans Affairs partnered with Lean In Women Veterans to launch the campaign ?I Serve? in efforts to highlight women veterans who have answered the call to duty. The campaign aspires to promote the diversity of women veterans and celebrate the many accomplishments they have had in our military. To […]

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