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Transition to Civilian Life Challenging for Homeless Female Vets

March 7, 2011 by  
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The fastest growing segment of the homeless veteran population is women with children, said Genevieve Chase, founder and executive director of American Women Veterans.

Harvard, Navy To Sign Agreement On ROTC Return

March 4, 2011 by  
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Harvard and several other prominent schools, including Stanford, Yale and Columbia, had kept the Vietnam-era ROTC ban in place following the war because they viewed the military policy forbidding gays from serving openly as discriminatory.

Lt. Gen. John Kelly, who lost son to war, says U.S. largely unaware of sacrifice

March 2, 2011 by  
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Kelly is the most senior U.S. military officer to lose a son or daughter in Iraq or Afghanistan. He was giving voice to a growing concern among soldiers and Marines: The American public is largely unaware of the price its military pays to fight the United States’ distant conflicts.

Woman by woman, the VA is changing its culture

February 25, 2011 by  
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“Seventy-five percent of our female patients are under 40 years old,” she said. “Their health care needs are obviously going to be different,” than more traditional patients — older males.

Marine Veterans Stationed at Camp Lejeune: Register for Drinking Water Notifications

February 22, 2011 by  
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The Marine Corps encourages all those who lived or worked at Camp Lejeune before 1987 to register to receive notifications regarding Camp Lejeune Historic Drinking Water. The Department of the Navy is funding independent research initiatives. To register for water testing notifications, read about previous studies and receive more information, visit the Camp Lejeune Historic […]

Senator Murray vows to be ‘top advocate’ for veterans

February 7, 2011 by  
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“No matter what war or what conflict, when they come home,” veterans will “have me to be their top advocate in the United States of America,” said Murray, the first woman to head the committee.

Female medic earns Silver Star

January 21, 2011 by  
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Army Spc. Monica Lin Brown saved the lives of fellow soldiers after a roadside bomb tore through a convoy of Humvees in the eastern Paktia province in April 2007.

Commission to recommend allowing women in combat units

January 14, 2011 by  
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“To date, there has been little evidence that the integration of women into previously closed units or occupations has had a negative impact on important mission-related performance factors, like unit cohesion,” the draft states.

President Signed Improvements to Post-9/11 GI Bill

January 5, 2011 by  
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Like its forbearers, the Post-9/11 GI Bill is growing to ensure the men and women who serve this nation in uniform receive valuable education benefits from a grateful nation.

The President Signs DADT Repeal

December 22, 2010 by  
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Casting the repeal in terms of past civil rights struggles, Obama said he was proud to sign a law that “will strengthen our national security and uphold the ideals that our fighting men and women risk their lives to defend.”

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