Women Veteran News

October 2018


10/31/2018:  Missing in Action: Support for Female Veterans [w/VIDEO] (MSU Denver Insider 10/30)

10/30/2018:  Mishawaka VA Clinic reminding female veterans of year-round care it offers women (CBS 22 WSBT 10/30)

                     City’s women veterans honored (Perryville Republic Monitor 10/30)

                     A veteran in the fight to eradicate illiteracy (Inquirer 10/30)

                     TDF Veterans Program Returns for Second Season (Playbill 10/30)

10/29/2018:  When Female Veterans Return Home (Marie Claire 10/29)

                     EVENT [11/9]: Veteran’s Day program set at senior center in Basking Ridge (Bernardsville News 10/28)

10/28/2018:  Letter: Campbell gets things done for district, veterans (Eagle-Tribune 10/28)

                     Honor Flight Maine | Woman Veteran shares secret she kept most of her life [w/VIDEOs] (NBC News Maine 10/27-28)

10/27/2018:  Bergen County set-aside program to assist businesses owned by minorities, women and veterans (North Jersey 10/26-27)

                     Gary Faulkinbury, Phoenix Landlord, Refuses to Rent to Gay Army Veteran Couple Because of Trump (Inquisitr 10/26)

                     Woman U.S. Air Force veteran pays respects at The Wall That Heals [w/VIDEO] (NBC 6 WPSD 10/26)

                     EVENTS [11/10-11]: Vietnam Women's Memorial to Commemorate 25th Anniversary (PR 10/26)

                     The unexpected and caring services for LGBT vets at the DC VA (Connecting Vets Radio 10/26)

                     Library hosts event to thank veterans (Valley Times-News 10/26)

10/26/2018:  Russell J. Salvatore Foundation announces $200,000 commitment to Buffalo City Mission (WNY Papers 10/25)

                     Women's Business Alliance to honor veterans, American Flag at next program (Weatherford Democrat 10/25)

                     Final barrier for women in Defence? (The Mandarin Australia 10/25)

                     Women veterans pinned before Honor Flight to D.C. (Hill Country News 10/25)

                     How can the VA help vets with breast cancer? (New Hampshire Union-Leader 10/24)

                     Musical military experience taking a toll on Minnesota veteran (Star Tribune 10/24)

10/25/2018:  Recognizing The Unique Contributions Of Women This Veteran’s Day (Western Queens Gazette 10/24)

                     Legislation increasing women veteran counselors tucked within opioid bill (Connecting Vets 10/24)

                     EVENTS [10/27-11/12]: Penn State Military Appreciation Week Kicks Off Saturday (Onward State 10/24)

                     EVENTS [10/26-11/12]: Veterans honored at area events (Daily Times 10/24)

                     Virginia Beach address disparity study [w/VIDEO] (ABC 13 News 10/23)

10/24/2018:  Wounded Warriors Envision Bright Future at Women's Empowerment Weekend (PR Newswire / WWP 10/23)

                     Australian women display power at Invictus Games (Daily Mail UK 10/23)

10/23/2018:  Sea Bags and Sword & Plough Team Up on Charitable Collection (WWD 10/22)

                     EVENT [11/10]:  Lifelong Learning program set for Nov. 10 (DSJ Now 10/22)

                     EVENT [11/3]: Veterans parade, monument dedication set for Nov. 3 (Dover Post 10/22)

                     The American Legion Visits the VA [w/VIDEO] (Western Slope now 10/22)

                     Women veterans go to nation's capital with Honor Flight Austin [w/VIDEO] (Fox 7 Austin 10/22)

10/22/2018:  Lincoln veteran wins double gold at Invictus Games (The Lincolnite 10/23)

                     A steadfast symbol of help and hope for Boston’s women (Boston Herald 10/22)

                     Baby shower held for 50 veteran mothers at Miami VA hospital [w/VIDEO] (News 7 Miami 10/21)

                     Honor Flight Rochester final 2018 mission completed (Rochester First 10/21)

                     Meet Gina Ortiz Jones, the Lesbian Filipina Veteran Who Could Make History in Texas (InStyle 10/21)

10/21/2018:  Project in Her Boots event to highlight women in military (Tribune Star 10/20)

                     Project in Her Boots Helps Recognize Woman Veterans (WTHI 10 News 10/20)

10/20/2108:  Sheats puts action behind her words (Sun Journal 10/20)

                     Illinois House 84th District Democratic nominee: Stephanie Kifowit [w/VIDEO] (Chicago Sun Times 10/20)

                     Senators take pension boards to task over low minority investment numbers (Illinois News Network 10/19)

                     Veteran Penny Nelson (Mankato Free Press 10/19)

                     US veterans, including many women, seek to serve anew in Congress (Economic Times 10/19)

                     Women Veterans Stand Tall in Lynn City Hall (ItemLive 10/18)

10/19/2018:  Ft. Jackson drill sergeant in ‘Ms. Veteran America’ - advocates for homeless female veterans [w/VIDEO] (NBC 10 WIS 10/19)

10/18/2018:  Group raising money to buy house for homeless women veterans (Akron Beacon Journal 10/18)

                     EVENT [11/10]: Sen. Tim Scott to host South Carolina Woman Veterans event (NBC 2 News 10/18)

                     Men have done it since the founding fathers. Now female vets hope to parlay military service into politics (LA Times 10/18)

                     Olivia Hooker: A Veteran’s Story (Maritime Executive 10/17)

                     Bellevue citizens embark on Honor Flight (Bellevue Leader 10/17)

                     Arizona Honor Flight – ‘It was so exciting!’ (Wickenburg Sun 10/17)

10/17/2018:  Group Aims to Help People Heal with Book of Stories on Trauma and Loss [w/VIDEO] (NBC 29 WYIR 10/16)

                     Marathi actress Shreya Bugde on MeToo: Not only women but men are sexually abused too [w/VIDEO] (Times Now 10/16)

                     WWII Veteran, Nashville native laid to rest [w/VIDEO] (WKRN News 10/15)

10/16/2018:  Women Veterans with a passion for the environment [w/VIDEO] (ABC 13 News 10/15)

10/15/2018:  Fighting Homelessness among Female Vets takes a Special Approach (Nation Swell 10/15)

                     VA Asked to Change Lincoln Quote to Include Women (US News & World Report 10/15)

                     Norfolk military veteran vying for Ms. Senior America title (Norfolk Daily News 10/14)

                     Maine women who served in Marines reconnect in Augusta (Press Herald 10/14)

                     Female war veterans share their experiences ahead of annual soirée (CBC 10/14)

                     Veterans’ Voices: Rain Thompson (Waco Tribune-Herald 10/13)

10/13/2018:  VA Eastern Kansas Healthcare opens clinic for women [w/VIDEO] (KSNT Topeka 10/12)

                     Hampton VA hosts breast cancer prevention event (Virginian-Pilot 10/12)

                     She has, and always will have, your back in Annapolis (The Enterprise 10/12)

                     Meet a Veteran: Griswold woman served in Army during Vietnam War (The Norwich Bulletin 10/12)

10/12/2018:  Springfield honors local woman veteran (Daily Times 10/11)

                     WWII Veteran honored for service, breaking barriers [w/VIDEO] (Your Central Valley 10/11)

                     Women's Army Corps veteran recalls her time of service (Sun Sentinel 10/11)

                     Waunakee native wins 2018 Wisconsin Woman Veteran of the Year (Waukaknee Tribune 10/11)

                     Las Cruces Veterans Day Parade to honor women (Las Cruces Sun News 10/11)

                     Morocco American Legion hosts national and state officials (Newton County Enterprise 10/11)

10/11/2018:  Women in the military to be honored at SteelStacks' Veterans Day event (The Morning Call 10/11)

                     8 Veterans & Ex-Agents Running For Congress Star In This New Ad Talking About Their Service [w/VIDEOs] (Bustle 10/10)

                     8 Female Veterans and Federal Agents Appear Together in a Powerful New Campaign Video [w/VIDEO] (Cosmopolitan 10/10)

                     Navy veteran speaks out after his mother's bizarre 'HimToo' post drew criticism (Independent UK 10/10)

                     Alleged Sex Assault Victim of VA Doctor Starts Non-Profit Supporting Veterans at Doctor Visits (NBC 7 San Diego 10/9)

10/10/2018:  Female veteran works to turn racism, sexism into advocacy: Snapshots of Heroes (Penn Live 10/9)

                     Veterans Services to be offered in High Risk Communities in Chicago & Suburbs next year (Suburban Chicagoland 10/9)

                     Group working to get statue installed at Bossier City veterans memorial (Bossier Press-Tribune 10/9)

10/08/2018:  New chapter established for women in the Marines [w/VIDEO] (WALB 10 News 10/8)

                     Katy veteran only woman on honor flight (Houston Chronicle 10/8)

                     Valor Home in Lorain unveils new women's facility (The Morning Journal 10/7)

10/07/2018:  Face Time: Claire Starnes and the untold stories of women veterans (Sun Journal 10/7)

10/06/2018:  B3 Group, Women Veterans Interactive: $5,000 Campaign to help Women Veterans this Thanksgiving (PR Newswire 10/6)

                     Lost woman on bench had no clue who she was. Facebook solved the mystery, NJ cops say (Miami Herald 10/4)

10/05/2018:  Once-Homeless Navy Veteran Strives to Grace Maxim Cover to Help At-Risk Youth (Sputnik News 10/4)

                     Transitional House to Help Homeless Veteran Women Opens in Maplewood [w/VIDEO] (ABC 5 KSTP 10/4)