NWVU and ABC 7 Eyewitness News Salutes Ethel Crowder – a Chicagoan and World War II veteran. From 1944-1946, Crowder was in the first Negro Women’s Army Corps unit that served overseas during the war. Crowder, along with about a thousand other women, were sent to England and France. Crowder and her comrades were responsible for sorting all the mail and packages and making sure they reached the front lines of war. Continue reading
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is eliminating the annual requirement for most Veterans enrolled in VA’s health care system to report income information beginning in March 2014. Instead, VA will automatically match income information obtained from the Internal Revenue Service and Social Security Administration. Continue reading
The May 1st Friday Bid Whist Set is being played in honor of Military Appreciation Month Friday * May 2, 2014 * 7pm MPMA Veterans Center * 7011 South Vincennes Avenue Comrades! Join us for a night of food, fun, fellowship and fundraising!!! Continue reading
April 23rd, 2014 ,10am to 2pm
Location: Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.
This event is open to Veterans and those who serve Veterans. VA and Vet Center representatives will be present to answer questions about MST treatment services, women’s health services, and VA benefits. Continue reading
Montford Point Marine Association, Inc. (MPMA) Scholarship Fundraiser Raffle. Please support Dr. Stacy L. Henderson MPMA National Queen, 2013-14 with a Scholarship Fundraising Campaign to help provide financial resources for graduating High School Seniors. Continue reading
National Women Veterans United Members attend the Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County Beef and Cabbage Luncheon on March 29, 2014 Continue reading
Prairie State Veterans Services Fair 2014, April 9 – 9AM – 12PM. Please Visit the NWVU table.
Connecting Veterans and Their Families to Resources, Community Resources, Housing Information, Veterans Benets Administration, Veterans Service Organizations, General Health Screenings, Legal, and much more. Continue reading
The Prairie State College Student Veterans Center will host a Veterans Services Fair from 9 a.m. to noon April 9 in the Conference Center on the college’s main campus, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights. Please make sure to stop by the NWVU Booth! Continue reading
It is that time once again, so mark your calendars for Saturday, March 29th, 2014, 2PM-7PM, for the Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County 40th Annual Dinner event. The location for this years’ event is located in the Southwest suburbs of Cook County. Tickets. $25ea/per person. Tables of 8 is preferable, guest or couples also accepted. Continue reading
The National Women Veterans United (NWVU) and Jesse Brown VA Women’s Program cordially invites you to “Celebrating Women of Courage, Character and Commitment.” Honoring Women Veterans and Service Women to commemorate Women’s History Month. Continue reading
Join Hiring Our Heroes on March 26, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, for an employment fair for veteran job seekers and military spouses.There will be over 100 employers in attendance conducting onsite interviews. The fair will be held at the UIC Forum on 725 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608.This event will be a FREE hiring fair for both employers and job seekers and
military spouses. Continue reading