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American Women Veterans Outdoors – Team Alpha Summits Mount Elbrus, Russia

At the summit of Mount Elbrus, Russia – the highest point on the European continent. On... 


Female Marines celebrate 95 years in Corps Female Marines celebrate 95 years in Corps

” There it was, her name, Opha May Johnson, simply penned on the applicant... 


New Women Veterans’ Call Center New Women Veterans’ Call Center

“On April 23, 2013, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched its new... 


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American Women Veterans Outdoors – Team Alpha Summits Mount Elbrus, Russia

At the summit of Mount Elbrus, Russia – the highest point on the European continent. On... 


I Was Born Into The Army

by Sabrina Olazarra I was born into the army. My grandfather served in WWII and... 


As You Wave On

This poem was written in Ramadi Iraq, 2005. At the end of a particularly gruesome... 


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American Women Veterans Outdoors – Team Alpha Summits Mount Elbrus, Russia

At the summit of Mount Elbrus, Russia – the highest point on the European continent. On August 10, 2017, AWV Outdoors Team Alpha members, US Navy Veteran Amanda Burrill, Founder of AWV and US Army Reserve Sergeant First Class Genevieve Chase, and Israeli Defense Forces Sniper Naomi Schware successfully summited Mount Elbrus in Russia. Mount Elbrus... [Read more of this review]


2017 VA National Women Veterans Summit

These excerpts are re-posted from VAntage Point, the Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at http://www.blogs.va.gov/ “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... [Read more of this review]


I Was Born Into The Army

by Sabrina Olazarra I was born into the army. My grandfather served in WWII and the Korean War and my father served during the Vietnam War Era. I grew up as a dependent in the US Army. I was one the lucky kids who got to see the world, Korea and all over Europe.  As I grew up, my family had a tradition that some one needed to join a military branch. I... [Read more of this review]


As You Wave On

This poem was written in Ramadi Iraq, 2005. At the end of a particularly gruesome day, feeling so many emotions, I became fixated on the lone American flag flying above our post. I became jealous of it’s materialistic nature that allowed it not to feel the great pains of war. AS YOU WAVE ON By Larissa Stone In the midst of innocence fading from... [Read more of this review]


Women of the Civil War Recognized at Arlington Ceremony

Women who fought in the Civil War as combat soldiers were officially recognized in a ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery on September 18, 2016. On hand, to help honor the service of the brave women, was our very own American Women Veterans executive director and founder Genevieve Chase. “A patriot’s heart knows no gender,” Chase... [Read more of this review]


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