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Center for Women Veterans (CWV)

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I'm One...I Served...I'm a Veteran Poster

Salute to Generations of Service:  I'm One.

Women have proudly served and taken part in every major conflict since the American Revolution.  Please join us as we review the past through the present and salute the service of women Veterans down through the years.  Learn more »

Pictured - Susan Feland, President Academy Women; Betty Moseley Brown, Acting Director, VA Center for Women Veterans; Erica Hartless, eMontor Program Lead

AcademyWomen’ eMentor Program for all Women Veterans

The Center for Women Veterans is partnering with AcademyWomen’s eMentoring tool to empower and equip women Veterans in reaching their full potential, both personally and professionally.

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Messages from the Center for Women Veterans Director

Messages from the Director

Welcome!  The Center for Women’s Veterans is the national champion of women Veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and is leading efforts to ensure your voice is heard.

Get the Director’s latest news and updates »

Female Veterans in Iraq

A Resource for Female Vets

Female Veterans have a resource for information on VA health care and benefits:

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Center for Women Veterans LogoInside the Center for Women Veterans

The Center for Women Veterans (CWV) was established by Congress in November 1994 by Public Law (P.L.) 103-446.  CWV monitors and coordinates VA’s administration of health care and benefits services, and programs for women Veterans.  Read more »

Kayla M. Williams05/03/2016 — The Department of Veterans Affairs announced the appointment of a new director of the Center for Women Veterans.  Kayla M. Williams assumed duties this week as Director, serving as primary advisor to the Secretary on Department policies, programs and legislation that affect women Veterans.  View the full news release »

One of the Oldest Known Female Veterans Passes Away

Lt. Col. Luta McGrath04/21/2016 — World War II retired Lt. Col. Luta “Cornie” McGrath – one of the oldest known women Veterans, passed away April 14 in her home in Annandale, Virginia.  She was 108 years old.  Last November, McGrath was featured as VA’ #VeteranOfTheDayView the full blog article »

I’m One — I’m a Veteran Spotlight

Theresa Sousa and Dr. Linda SchwartzLet us introduce you to Ms. Theresa Sousa and Dr. Linda Schwartz, our women Veterans from the November — Korea and December — Vietnam spotlight eras.

Advisory Committee on Women Veterans (ACWV)

The ACWV was established in 1983 and is responsible for assessing the needs of women Veterans with respect to VA programs, reviewing these, making recommendations to the Secretary, and following up.  Learn more and access various reports generated by the Committee »

Resources for Women Veterans


Women Veterans Program

Health Information Burial and Memorial Information
Benefits Information Outreach
Women Veterans Call Center: 1-855-VA-WOMEN