Tagged: Women Veterans

Winter Survival Workshop for Women Veterans

About this Event Do you enjoy spending time outside no matter what the weather? Do you know what to do if something goes awry on your next outdoor excursion? Join other women veterans for a fun workshop where you’ll learn practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know. We’ll cover emergency priorities, how to make an emergency shelter,… Read more

Honoring Arizona Military Women Concert RESCHEDULED!

A CONCERT HONORING ARIZONA’S MILITARY WOMEN THE CONCERT IS OPEN TO ALL WOMEN VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY, THEIR FAMILY’S, FRIENDS, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC.  BE SURE TO ARRIVE BEFORE 11:30 SINCE THE HONOREES WILL LAND VIA HELICOPTER AT THE COMBS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 11:30 a.m. Join us for the Parade of Honor to Welcome our Honorees as they depart … Read more

Women Veterans to Share Stories of Service This Women’s History Month

  March 10 at the Ohio History Center Military members get free admission to the museum. What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month! COLUMBUS – A panel of women veterans who served during World War II to Operation Desert Storm and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will tell their stories in a panel discussion in honor of Women’s… Read more
Breast Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Resources For Women

Localized breast cancer has a 99 percent survival rate if detected early! (by Hans Petersen, VA Staff Writer) Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, following lung cancer. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. About one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the… Read more

6th Annual Veteran Woman Owned Small Business Seminar

March 17, 2016 8:30 am – 4:30 pm The Women’s Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery 2 Memorial Ave Arlington, VA 22211 EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION $80  What can you expect at the 6th Annual WAVE Seminar? To hear quality speakers; meet with top agency representatives; meet with major government prime contractors; network with successful women small business owners; find out more about… Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: VA Leads Nation In Breast Cancer Screening Rates

Localized breast cancer has a 99 percent survival rate if detected early! (by Hans Petersen, VA Staff Writer) Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, following lung cancer. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. About one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the… Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: VA Leads Nation In Breast Cancer Screening Rates

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) leads the nation in breast cancer screening rates and has outperformed non-VA health care systems in breast cancer screenings for more than 15 years, with 87 percent of eligible women receiving mammograms in the VA health care system in fiscal year 2010. Non-veteran statistics were gathered by Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set, a tool… Read more