Tagged: Women Veterans

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
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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

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

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month 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… Read more

Gov. Quinn Of Illinois Signs New Laws Meant To Support Illinois Veterans

SPRINGFIELD – In honor of Veterans Day at the Illinois State Fair, Governor Pat Quinn today signed several new laws to support our service members across Illinois. The laws today are designed to address the unique needs of women veterans; increase opportunities for veteran-owned businesses; and protect military memorials. These actions are part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to honor, protect… Read more