Shout!

SHOUT! aims to engage with women veterans and bring public awareness to the issues they face.

SHOUT! For Women Veterans is a unique initiative of Swords to Plowshares.

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“You think I didn’t serve in combat…what do you think the gun is for.” –Sergeant First Class Anne Dore. Currently active duty in the U.S. Army. Served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Women are playing increasingly important roles in the military, but are still marginalized with different needs than their male peers. Give a “shout out” to thank the brave women who have served our country!
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Shout! For Women Veterans

SHOUT! is a yearly event to celebrate women veterans, inspired by the notion that the arts encourage expression, healing, and foster community connection. Now in its seventh year, this event attracts hundreds of veterans and supporters to share in the artistic expression of women veterans through photography, painting, mixed media, and the written word. SHOUT! raises awareness about the issues facing women veterans and explores the intersections of art, community, health and healing.
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Shout! For Women Veterans shared a link.Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 12:18pm
Alicia Watkins is a retired United States Air Force staff sergeant who proudly served in #Iraq and #Afghanistan. She risked her life for the freedom of others, survived the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, and watched her colleagues die. But it wasn't any of her combat experiences that broke Watkins' spirit; it was the fact that she retired from the military and found herself #homeless.

Check out the rest of Alicia's story and what she is up to now via HuffPost Impact:

http://j.mp/1Nf2cLE
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Shout! For Women Veterans shared a link.Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 10:15am
Hey folks, thanks so much for all you've done to support women veterans. We're really on our way to meeting our goal. Craig is matching every $1 up to $1,000. Think we can raise $172 more today?
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Shout! For Women Veterans shared a link.Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 7:49am
Did you see our latest newsletter? Here's what we've got going on in the final stretch of #WomensHistoryMonth
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Shout! For Women Veterans shared a link.Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 11:06am
In support of the Bay Area Heroes campaign, Craig Newmark (of Craigslist) has launched an Indiegogo fundraiser for Star Lara and women veterans via Swords to Plowshares. He's matching every $1 donated up to $1K. Please check it out! http://bit.ly/1C6R3sO #WomensHistoryMonth
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Shout! For Women Veterans shared a link.Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 12:42pm
Forsythe saw a lot of women serving in combat zones and fighting alongside their male counterparts, regardless of billet or MOS.

“Women in combat isn’t anything new,” she says. “In the Marines, every Marine is a rifleman at the basic level. During Desert Storm, people said Americans weren’t ready for women to come home in body bags, but every person in a forward deployed area is susceptible to injury or death. Women serve and take just as much risk as men. If women can meet the standards, then everyone else can adjust.”

Read more of her story at We Are The Mighty:

http://j.mp/1MSa6Zx
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