New York Times (Op Ed) – THE injury wasn’t new, and neither was the insult. Rebecca, a combat veteran of two tours of duty, had been waiting at the V.A. hospital for close to an hour when the office manager asked if she was there to pick up her...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.
SHOUT! explores the intersections of art, community, health and healing as we address these issues.
The Institute for Veteran Policy at Swords to Plowshares is conducting research and outreach to determine the employment needs of women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and reside in California in order to identify gaps in services, develop policy, raise public awareness, and advocate for improved...Read More ››
Twin Towers United Methodist Church in Alameda will be hosting the 6th Women in History event, “Honoring Women in the Military.” The event will take place on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm at 1411 Oak Street, Alameda, CA 94501. This event is in celebration of...Read More ››
Time – President Obama nominated Vice Admiral Michelle Howard for a fourth star Friday, becoming the first woman in Navy history to attain the rank—assuming Senate approval—of full admiral. She currently serves as deputy chief of naval operations for operations, plans, and strategy. She has been tapped to serve as vice chief of...Read More ››