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Veteran of the Day...Virginia L. Brown

10/27/2016 #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Virginia L. Brown

We honor your service, Virginia!

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Women at a Federal Job Fair

Employment and Women Veterans

An interview with the Women Veteran Program Manager at the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS).

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VA leads the nation in breast cancer screening

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, following lung cancer.  Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women.

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Intimate Partner Violence — Let VA Help

Intimate partner violence occurs when an intimate partner harms, threatens to harm, or stalks their partner.

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“State of Women Veterans” Social Media Campaign

Campaign iconVA has launched a “State of Women Veterans” (SOWV) social media campaign.  For 10 weeks, beginning August 31 st, we will provide weekly segments to explore issues impacting women Veterans and what we are doing to support women Veterans as they face these issues.

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The Importance of Capturing the Stories of Women Veterans

Women Veterans

When my twin nephews were young, they went through a phase of fascination with all things military, idolizing soldiers and wanting to play war.  “I was in the Army,” I offered, excited to be able to share some of my experiences with them.  “No way!” they exclaimed in unison, “You’re a girl!”  If it were an isolated incident from two young children, I could easily have dismissed it.  Sadly, however, the presence of women in today’s military and as Veterans remains unrecognized by many adults as well.  Read the full blog article »

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#VeteranOfTheDay - Nominate a Veteran Today!

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Veteran 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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