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VA invites Women Veterans to Chat Online

Women Veterans! VA has a new, online, one-to-one chat just for you.

The new service enables women Veterans to go online and anonymously chat via real-time text with a trained representative. 40 more words


WOVEN LA...Returns for second round in September!

Calling All Women Veteran Entrepreneurs 

The popular WOVEN LA (Women Veteran Entrepreneur Network) program returns for its second round, starting the first week of September. Participants can expect to be connected to a myriad of small business and social services resources, in addition to in-class training, guest speakers, and networking events. 15 more words


U.S. Army Veteran and Paralympic Swimmer

This is a great story about Sergeant Elizabeth Marks, who was injured in the war and became a Paralympic swimmer.  Usually when I see stories about wounded veterans, they’re always about men, and they describe in excruciating detail how they were injured and then all the medical procedures, like their life ended at that moment.  10 more words


Women who served in Vietnam

When I went on the cruise last yet, there was a surprising number of women veterans.  It included a nurse who had retired as a colonel, and she’d served in both Vietnam and Desert Storm. 164 more words



Believe it or not, many people don’t know why we Americans celebrate the 4th of July.  Indeed, many have not ever read this very important and founding document.

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Women Veterans

What does a veteran look like?

I’ve seen a couple of these turn up over the last few days: A woman veteran uses one of the courtesy spots some merchants provide and gets a nasty note from anonymous person telling her she can’t park there because the parking spot is for veterans (read: … 47 more words



Someone I once knew used to always say, “If I didn’t have bad luck~ I wouldn’t have luck at all!”.

Well~ that’s almost the way I felt yesterday morning, even though I’d hoped~ several weeks earlier, that the 24th would at least be a pretty-good day (all things considered). 441 more words

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