SF Bay Guardian – Dottie Guy had a difficult time in 2006. In addition to the death of her grandfather, she was recovering from surgery for an injury to her ankle and foot that she had sustained on duty in Iraq. She started taking pictures as motivation to walk...Read More ››
SHOUT!: Art by Women Veterans was inspired by the notion that the arts encourage expression and healing. This ongoing initiative celebrates the service of the female veteran but recognizes that distinction is borne with issues specific to women. Our policies and concerns should reflect awareness to serve all veterans effectively and fairly.
Thanks to the artists and attendees who showed up for SHOUT! 2013 on May 8.
SHOUT! explores the intersections of art, community, health and healing as we address these issues.
Stars and Stripes – Davida Barlow was just out of high school in Camas, Wash., when she joined the Navy. She was put to work in the galley at a duty station in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands and later served at a submarine station in her home state. When she...Read More ››
Mental health challenges related to their service are a fact of life for many returning U.S. military personnel, and not just the men.Read More ››
KPBS – Amber Ramirez doesn’t like to think of herself as a veteran. Ramirez was a private in the Army when she was raped by her physical therapist, a major, at Fort Sam Houston five years ago. She said when her superiors were alerted to the assault, her sergeant...Read More ››