Women Veteran News

November 2018

11/30/2018:  Norfolk women place holiday boughs at war memorial (ABC 13 News 11/30)

                     Free Art Programs in Roseville for Female Veterans (Roseville Today 11/29)

                     'You were never really safe': Sexual harassment in the military (ABC 13 KVAL 11/29)

                     Former Army veteran recounts history of sexual harassment 🎥 (NBC 16 KMTR 11/29)

11/29/2018:  ‘Rolling out’ salutes military veteran Dr. Shawneequa M. Harris 🎥 (Rolling Out 11/28)

                     Female veterans sometimes face lack of resources in Oregon 🎥 (NBC 16 KMTR 11/28)

                     Cadets help Battle of Britain veteran celebrate 100th birthday (Telegraph & Argus UK 11/28)

11/28/2018:  Addressing Rising Suicide Rates Among Women Veterans (Psychology Today 11/27)

                     Does the VA Need a New Mission Statement? (FedSmith 11/27)

                     Veteran Wants Faster VA Claims Processing for Younger Servicemen and Women 🎥 (ABC 5 KRGV 11/27)

                     Veteran has no regrets as one of few women to serve in Vietnam (Bluff County News 11/27)

                     Shelter for homeless female military veterans could open soon (ABC 3 WEAR 11/27)

11/27/2018:  Cedar Falls photographer wants to photograph women over 50 (West Cedar Falls Courier 11/26)

                     Veterans Corner (Pantagraph 11/26)

                     Veteran Population In NC Steadily Declining 🔊 (NC Public Radio WUNC 11/26)

                     Congress should enhance reproductive health care for women veterans (The Hill 11/26)

11/26/2018:  Historic Hopewell Foundation, Hopewell Woman’s Club, Ettrick Friendship Club, Concerned Black Men (Progress-India 11/25)

                     Omaha military members support Vietnam veteran to be buried alone (NBC 6 WOWT 11/24)

11/23/2018:  Florida Republican Mast Wants to Change VA’s Mission Statement to Make More Inclusive for Women (Florida Daily 11/22)

                     Rosie the Riveter veteran receives pin (The News Enterprise 11/22)

                     Group aims to connect female veterans in west Texas (Big Country Homepage 11/21-22)

11/22/2018:  Culinary couple gives back by focusing their volunteer and fundraising efforts (Houston Chronicle 11/21)

                     WWII veteran Iona Osnoe, a Brunswick trailblazer, remembered (Times Record 11/21)

                     Aircraft engine mechanic promotes resilience, empowers women, raises awareness of veteran suicide (DVIDS 11/21)

                     Unprecedented Adventist military veterans program recognizes exemplary service, remembers the fallen (Adventist 11/21)

11/21/2018:  Farmington American Legion appoints new commander (Farmington Independent 11/20)

                     WOMEN’S SPOTLIGHT: VFW Commander finds new wings in Stanfield (Stanly News & Press 11/20)                     

11/20/2018:  Two Texas Republicans join 17 newly elected military veterans heading for Capitol Hill (My SA 11/20)

                     Exhibit spotlights service of female veterans (Guam Daily Post 11/20)

                     This group speaks for the forgotten vets that ‘nobody hears’ (Military Times 11/19)

                     Honor Flight wraps season with “family” reunion (Troy Daily News 11/19)

                     Fremont Victory Quilters awards 19 quilts for Veterans Day (Canon City Daily Record 11/18)

11/19/2018:  Portrait exhibit casts light on women’s under-recognized military service (Washington Post 11/18)

11/17/2018:  Woman Qualifies For Special Forces Training, Could Be The First Female Green Beret (NPR 11/16)

                     Two House lawmakers launch new effort to make VA motto gender inclusive (Stars & Stripes 11/16)

                     Veteran who struggled with transition to civilian life now spends her time helping others do the same 🎥 (Q 13 Fox 11/16)

                     If you want to help women veterans, here’s where to start (Atlanta Journal-Constitution 11/16)

11/16/2018:  Sara Parsons, WWII veteran, holds book signing in Wisconsin Rapids (NBC 13 WEAU 11/15)

                     Female veterans honored with day trip to Washington 🎥 (40/29 News 11/15)

                     Female Military Veterans Get Glamour, Pampering At Hudson Yards As Salute To Service 🎥 (Fairfax County Times 11/15)

                     Most women now see retirement as the 'most liberating phase' of their lives (CBS 8 News 11/14-15)

11/15/2018:  Marco Veterans Day observance focuses on ‘women in the military’ (Marco Eagle 11/14)

                     Valley veteran among Women of Worth (Idaho Mountain Express 11/14)

                     Unprecedented number of female military veterans ran as Democrats this year (Washington Post 11/14)

                     EVENT [11/17]: Community invited to celebrate Women Veterans this weekend (BR Proud 11/14)

                     Bedias ‘stands’ for veterans, country (Navasota Examiner 11/14)

                     Valley VA hosts town hall for women veterans (Valley Morning Star 11/14)

11/14/2018:  West Virginia photographer takes pictures of women veterans for new project 🎥 (CBS/Fox 59 11/13)

                     After decades battling for veteran status, WWII women pilots fight for their place in Texas history (Dallas News 11/13)

                     Remembering Montana's women veterans of WWI (Missoulian 11/13)

                     Record number of female veterans to serve in next Congress (The Hill 11/13)

                     Michigan military veteran creates monthly subscription box for women 🎥 (Click on Detroit 11/13)

                     Veterans celebrated at women’s entrepreneurship conference in Philly (WhyY 11/12)

                     With more women in the armed services, some female vets don't feel like vets 🎥 (WCPO 9 Cincinnati 11/12)

                     Hidden Gems: Women Veterans in Leadership (Psychology Today 11/11)

                     Local vietnam veterans chapter honors women veterans 🎥 (Concho Valley Homepage 11/11)

                     What You Need to Know About Women Veterans In the Workplace (Forbes 11/11)

11/12/2018:  The companies where veterans thrive (Biz Women 11/12)

11/11/2018:  Two veterans. Two branches. Two women. Built military tough. (WY Daily 11/11)

                     Paving the way: Two women veterans reflect on service (Daily Gazette 11/11)

                     Connecticut VA seeks to squash barriers as more female veterans seek services (New Haven Register 11/11)

                     Senator Tim Scott honors women veterans ahead of Veterans Day 🎥 (NBC 10 WIS 11/10-11)

                     Opinion | Women veterans too-often overlooked by public and officials (Leaf Chronicle 11/10)

                     Column: Don’t forget the ‘invisible veteran’ (Lima Ohio Online 11/10)

11/10/2018:  Bethlehem nonprofit seeks to empower female vets through writing. They'll tell their stories at SteelStacks (Morning Call 11/11)

                     Women comprise a growing part of combat veterans in Western Pennsylvania, America (Trib Live 11/10)

                     29,000 women veterans live in Minnesota (Hometown Focus 11/9)

                     Greater Austin YWCA Launches Women Veterans Support Group (Downtown Austin Patch 11/9)

                     Women Veterans Build Community In Military City, USA 🔊 (Texas Public Radio 11/9)

                     Women veterans share their perspective on military life (Lagrande Observer 11/9)

                     VA clinic saves local veteran's life with early detection 🎥 (NBC 16 WNDU 11/9)

                     Female veteran receives military honors at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery (Reading Eagle 11/9)

11/09/2018:  VA emphasizes women’s health training (SW Times Record 11/9)

                     Female veterans are 'Not Invisible' at IUPUI (Indiana Univ 11/8)

                     U-M Program Helps Women Veterans Readjust to Civilian Life (Univ of Michigan Health 11/8)

                     New Congress has fewer veterans, but more of them are women (Washington Examiner 11/8)

                     Hampton conference empowers women veterans, military spouses (ABC 13 News Now 11/8)

11/08/2018:  Women Veterans Prevail in Midterms, Despite Downward Trend for Veterans in General (Time Magazine 11/8)

                     Newly Elected Women Bring Military, National Security Experience to Congress 🎥 (Bloomberg 11/7)

                     Veterans Day Honors The Brave Men And Women Of The US Armed Forces (DOGO News 11/7)

                     Fifth Meredith President Speaks at Veterans Day Event (Meredith College 11/7)

                     Military veterans in Houston find support in faith-based organizations (Houston Chronicle 11/7)

11/07/2018:  Record number of women heading to Congress 🎥 (Washington Post 11/7)

                     These women could make history in the 2018 midterm elections (CBS News 11/6)

                     The Surge Comes to Washington (Foreign Policy 11/6)

                     Women Are (Finally) Turning the VC Funding Tide (Entrepreneur 11/6)

                     Honor veterans, women who serve (News Journal 11/6)

                     Delegate Phelps joins Leupp in honoring women veterans (Navajo-Hopi Observer 11/6)

                     Struggling at home (Atlanta Journal-Constitution 11/6)

11/06/2018:  Veterans Day Parade has first female grand marshal 🎥 (Galesburg Register-Mail 11/5)

                     OPINION: Don’t condemn VA motto as sexist (Daily Record 11/5)

                     Local Teens Featured on Album Supporting Veterans 🎥 (We Are Green Bay 11/5)

                     Local veteran shares stories from 20-year Air Force career 🎥 (NBC 4 WCMH 11/5)

                     Community Character: Women veterans can find support, resources in new group 🎥 (CBS 10 News 11/5)

11/05/2018:  Celebrating anniversary of US Cadet Nurse Corps - Letters (Mass Live 11/4)

11/04/2018:  87-year-old Lorain woman reflects on 60 years of the Italian American Veterans Post 1 Ladies Auxiliary (Morning Journal 11/3)

                     Monument at Legislative Hall pays tribute to women who serve in the military 🎥 (Delaware Online 11/3)

                     EVENT [11/12]:  Women Veterans Call Center Director Krista Stephenson to speak at Nov 12 ceremony (Daily Messenger 11/3)

                     Women veterans get new professional wardrobe for life after service 🎥 (ABC 10 News 11/3)

                     Gig Line: Remembrances (Coastland Times 11/3)

11/03/2018:  Assistance available to area veterans (Iron Mountain Daily News 11/3)

                     Jets to Honor Service Men and Women During Salute to Service Week (NY Jets 11/2)

                     'Women in the military': A special tribute at the Marco Island Veterans Day ceremony (Marco Eagle 11/2)

11/02/2018:  ARC acknowledges sacrifices of military women (American River Current 11/1)

                     EVENT [11/13]: Army veteran to speak to AAUW (Tehachapi News 11/1)

                     VETERANS TALK: Women and selected service (Navaso Examiner 11/1)

                     True Patriot Love and GardaWorld join forces to help Quebec women Veterans (BenZingA 11/1)

                     Women warrior songs 🎥 (Isthmus 11/1)

                     Women veterans deserve representation (Billings Gazette 11/1)

                     Pilot project helps female veterans transition back into civilian life (CTV Montreal 11/1)

11/01/2018:  Female vets heal with art, camaraderie (Jackson Hole News & Guide 10/31)

                     EVENT [11/4]: Pulaski County Chamber women's group to host veteran for November meeting (Roanoke Times 10/31)

                     EVENT [11/14]: Marietta Christian Women’s Connection to have Veterans luncheon (Marietta Daily Journal 10/31)

                     Test center worker helps her fellow veterans (Redstone Rocket 10/31)

                     EVENTS [11/3]: Women Veterans Workshop and Fair2018 🎥 (Go San Angelo 10/31)