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Health care still a struggle for female veterans

As an 18-year-old on her first field assignment as a teletype operator, to West Germany for Exercise Reforger in 1974, Marilyn McCloud left her tent one night to use the latrine and was raped by anoth... read more

Women vets still get a raw deal from VA in many regards, despite their growing numbers

Congress and VA still struggle to ensure parity in their health care and other services. The latest report, says DAV, seeks to educate VA leaders and lawmakers on the unmet needs of women veterans so ... read more

VA reform needed to ensure veterans receive the health care they deserve

Nonetheless, they still managed to send me home ... the VA to study the integration of the Veterans Crisis Line with the VA’s overall mental health-care services. If passed into law, this ... read more

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Female veterans struggle in transition

and 60 percent of nearby VA hospitals offered no women's health care at all. Female veterans are four times likelier than male veterans to become homeless. Female veterans who served after 1990 have h... read more


Health Care 5 Under 40: Tina Penman

Penman is the first-ever regional research administrator for the Hearing Center of Excellence, where she leads the Tinnitus Working Group for the Department of Veterans ... still in the early stages. ... read more

Veterans still struggle with a broken VA

A few years ago I was surrounded by the graves of soldiers at the American cemetery in Normandy, France, which allowed me to reflect on the men and women who have ... of the Phoenix VA Health Care Sys... read more

Why do so many female veterans struggle to find work?

“Women veterans are still having a harder time finding jobs than their male ... courses in high-demand fields ranging from data science to cybersecurity and health care. Some industries are also stepp... read more

One female veteran's epic quest for a 'foot that fits'

"The problem is we are coming home to a society and unfortunately a VA that still defines veterans as male — that's what Americans picture when they think veteran,"said former Army medic Joy Ilem,who ... read more

Editorial: VA should improve treatment for female veterans

Despite the decadeslong influx of women into the military, too many hospitals run by the Department of Veterans Affairs still cater to men. Female veterans find their care is often outsourced, or they ... read more

With Record Number of Women in Politics in 2018, Female Candidates Share Stories of Friendship on the Trail

Elaine was still deciding ... you share that struggle, it establishes a bond. Davids: To me, Deb embodies that concept of someone who leads with love, who has genuine love and care for what we want to ... read more

Medicaid is a lifeline for 1 in 10 veterans, will the Senate healthcare plan leave them behind?

Although many details are still unknown, the House-passed American Health ... Men and women who answered the highest call to serve when freedom hung in the balance. Most alarmingly, this proposed cut ... read more



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