NWVU Meeting held on December 13, 2014 at D’Las in Chicago Heights. NWVU was joined by Sylvia Perez, former ABC Channel 7 Anchor. Continue reading
Learn Charter Romana-Butler School gets a new flag set, thanks to the National Women Veterans United, President Rochelle Crump. When Ms. Crump learned from Marcus Manning (son) and teacher at Learn Charter that the school had a flag taped to a pole; she purchased a flag set from her personal funds to ensure that the school could be in compliance with flag etiquette. Continue reading
NWVU POW-MIA Team members on November 22, 2014 paying tribute to all branches of the Armed Forces who were Prisoners of War and those still Missing. Program was held at Carter Temple CME Church. Continue reading
Women Veterans Wellness Event hosted by the Chicago Park District in partnership with the Jesse Brown VAMC Women Veterans Health Center and the Chicago Vet Center. The event is from 10am to 1pm on Friday, December 19th at Fosco Park. This event is all about self-care and wellness for women Veterans and will hopefully help alleviate some holiday stress. Continue reading
The National Women Veterans United Remembers…..Pearl Harbor 73 years ago….
Many of us were not yet born when the surprise military strike attacked our US Navy Forces on December 7, 1941.
We pause in unity to remember the infamous event that continues to live within many of our comrades and in particular the few survivors that remember like it were yesterday.
Today we join with thousands across the nation to pay our respect to those who lost their lives on December 7, 1941 and we humbly salute the survivors and encourage all, to have a moment of silence and pray for worldwide peace for EVERY episode of violence that threatens the safety and freedom of children, women, seniors and the disabled nationwide.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), under authority from the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (“VACAA”), today announced expanded eligibility for Veterans in need of mental health care due to sexual assault or sexual harassment that occurred during their military service. This trauma is commonly known as military sexual trauma (MST). Continue reading
Montford Point Marine Association, Inc. Chicago Chapter #2 and The Montford Point Marine Association and Ladies’ Auxiliary Cordially Invite You to Attend the Annual President’s Luncheon on Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1pm-5pm. Continue reading
Watch the NWVU March in the 88th annual Bronzeville Veterans Day Parade. Click on image below.
Download the Cook County Veterans Affairs Outreach Newsletter November 2014 . Continue reading