Representative Julia Brownley introduced H.R. 2915, the Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act. If enacted, this bill would identify mental health and suicide prevention programs that are the most effective with the best outcomes among women veterans at risk. The bill would require VA to report the results of this analysis to the Congressional Veterans' Committees. [...]
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Today was grand at Sizzler's. The women veterans enjoyed the fun, received donated gift cards and got excited about the Holiday Season upon us. These are brave, wonderful, incredible women who served with honor, many of them in combat theatre from Desert Storm, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Thanks to each of then for their service. Good [...]
The Veterans Objective Mission Program offers a comprehensive two-year course in entrepreneurship beginning February 13, 2016 and July 30, 2016. The curriculum is designed to assist veterans who have transitioned, or will soon begin transitioning to civilian life, in establishing and building a business. This will fuel economic diversification by increasing the number of veteran-owned businesses [...]
EVENTS Magnolia American Legion Veterans Day Service Wed Nov 11th in front of the Post Office on McGraw in Magnolia First Part 9-945am Service Project lead by the Cub Scouts Pack 80 but all welcome to help–clean up side walk and put US flags in Magnolia village Bring or make thank you cards for [...]
Dear Friend of our National Parks, The National Parks Conservation Association has teamed up with the Vet Voice Foundation, veterans, film makers, and outdoor groups to empower returning members of the military to share their stories through film. Join us Wednesday Nov. 4th at 7pm for an evening of short films documenting the adventures of [...]
This year, OARS for Women Veterans is having its 3rd Annual Women Veterans Appreciation Sunday Brunch, the Sunday before Veterans day, November 8th. It's again at Anthony's Home Port Restaurant at Shilshole. A table for eight to nine women veterans and family is $230, that's a huge discount. For others it is $280 for a table of [...]
Washington Diversity & Veterans Foundation (WDVF) is proud to introduce the "Veterans' Objective Mission" Program designed to assist and provide resources to veterans and to in-service members (departing military within 1 year) to help them start businesses. This is a two-year program starting January 2016 and ending January 2018. Applications for the 2016 Program are due no later than [...]
The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs Women’s Advisory Board named King County employee, Debra Wood, its 2015 Outstanding Woman Veteran of the Year. A Vietnam-era veteran, Debra received the award for her dedication and volunteer work as an advocate for veterans and their families with a focus on military sexual trauma survivors. Debra manages the [...]
"Journey to Normal" is a soon-to-be-released ground breaking documentary that sheds light on the struggles of service women returning home from military deployments.
We are excited to announce the 2015 cohort for SWAN's Women Veteran Fellowship in Leadership and Public Policy. We received many applications from women veterans from across the country who are inspired leaders ready to make a difference for service women and women veterans. Nine participants have been selected this year. These are some of the most [...]