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2017 VA National Women Veterans Summit

January 16, 2017 by  
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The 2017 summit will focus on the needs and issues important to women Veterans and provide training, information and guidance to assist women Veterans—and those who serve them—with navigating through VA and community resources.

American Women Veterans Honors Ms. Lucy Coffey, WWII Veteran

March 20, 2015 by  
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It is with great sadness and profound respect that we learn of the passing of Ms Lucy Coffey, a 108-year old World War II veteran of the Army Women’s Auxiliary Corps. In a time when most thought women didn’t have a place in the military, Ms Coffey had the courage and commitment to enlist and […]

National Guard, Reserves first up in expansion of VA sex assault treatment

December 3, 2014 by  
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“The VA on Monday extended sexual assault counseling and treatment programs to some National Guard and Reserve veterans for the first time. Now, those who suffered sexual trauma during weekend non-active-duty training can seek the same psychological help promised to active-duty vets, the Department of Veterans Affairs said. It is the first in a series […]

New Women Veterans’ Call Center

April 24, 2013 by  
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“On April 23, 2013, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched its new Women Veterans hotline—1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636)—an incoming call center that receives and responds to questions from women Veterans, their families, and caregivers across the nation about available VA services and resources. “The Women Veterans Call Center is aimed at increasing women Veterans’ knowledge of […]

Spc. Krystal M. Fitts

July 21, 2012 by  
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Spc. Krystal M. Fitts KIA: July 17, 2012 Operation Enduring Freedom Female Engagement Team Assigned to Echo Company, 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division and further attached to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment. AWV Facebook Memorial page

AWV Makes the Echoing Green Fellowship Semifinals

February 6, 2012 by  
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American Women Veterans is a 2012 Echoing Green Fellowship Semifinalist! What this means for American Women Veterans: The Echoing Green Fellowship Through our two-year Echoing Green Fellowship program, we provide start-up capital and technical assistance to help new leaders launch their organizations and build capacity of their social enterprise. We offer: • A stipend of […]

“At the NYC Veterans Day Parade with American Women Veterans.”

November 11, 2011 by  
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In September of 2010, I was up late as usual and typed the following words into google: US + veterans + organizations + women. This was a search that I had done off and on over a period of six years. Previously, it had led me to fabulous groups such as the Army Women’s Foundation, […]

Parade Day Info

November 11, 2011 by  
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November 11, 2011 (with a special Moment of Remembrance at 11:11AM EST) American Women Veterans cordially invites women veterans from all eras and branches of service, as well as our brothers in service, to join us for the 3rd Anniversary of our inaugural march in New York City’s time honored Veterans Day Parade on November […]

Parade Day Info

November 11, 2011 by  
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November 11, 2011 (with a special Moment of Remembrance at 11:11AM EST) American Women Veterans cordially invites women veterans from all eras and branches of service, as well as our brothers in service, to join us for the 3rd Anniversary of our inaugural march in New York City’s time honored Veterans Day Parade on November […]

Army Sgt. Trista L. Moretti

July 19, 2011 by  
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Army Sgt. Trista L. Moretti KIA: June 25, 2007 Operation Iraqi Freedom Assigned to the 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska AWV’s Facebook Memorial Page

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