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Bibliography Update

Today I revisited the Women in Military Service for America Memorial to investigate the contents of the bookshelves in the gift shop. In addition to M. 998 more words

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Homeless Women Veterans

 Women have always been a part of this country’s war effort. They have been behind the lines in working to support the family, the community and the union. 184 more words

Call for Submissions

O-Dark-Thirty, the literary journal of The Veterans Writing Project, is pleased to call for submissions from women veterans who write for an upcoming (February 2016) themed issue of… 167 more words

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"Every Servicewoman's Story Is Important!"

I recently visited the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Washington, DC. Public spaces in a nation’s capital tell the “official” story of that country to the rest of the world, and the architects and planners of Washington, DC have been aware of that since L’Enfant first laid out the design for the capital of the new nation in 1791. 1,607 more words

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Angels of War: A Vietnam Nurse

“I learned so many lessons, but it took me years to put them into words or concrete thoughts. Vietnam hardened me.”

One tour in Vietnam was more than enough for Janis Nark, who served as a nurse during the Vietnam War from 1970 to 1971. 1,185 more words

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"A Remarkable, Vigilant Soldier on Her Post"

In 1782, Deborah Sampson disguised herself in men’s clothing to enlist in the Continental Army. She was wounded in combat later that year. After her discovery and discharge from the Army in 1783, she petitioned for and received a Congressional pension. 3,485 more words

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