Veterans Celebrate Women’s History Month and Fight Back Against Scams


In honor of Women’s History Month and National Consumer Protection Week, AARP Illinois, the National Women Veterans United (N.W.V.U.), The United States Postal Inspection Service and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center launched Operation Protect Veterans on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Continue reading

Operation Protect Veterans Press Conference


The VA Jesse Brown Medical Center, AARP, Postal Inspection Service and NWVU partners for a Press Conference, March 8, 2018, on “Operation Protect Veterans” scheduled to launch on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the VA Medical Center located at 820 S. Damen on the 2nd Floor Damen bldg, in recognition of Women’s History Month to provide education and awareness on Frauds and Scams targeted at veterans. Continue reading

NWVU Dance4fitness Beginning April 14, 2018


COMING SOON! Beginning April 14, 2018, To the IL Community Military Women Veteran’s Center located at 7907 S. Racine Chicago, IL. NWVU ZUMBA facilitated by Ms, Leah Love, a Certified ZUMBA Instructor and DANCIN FITNESS​ facilitated by Dancin Mary, a Certified Dance Fitness Instructor! $5 per session and there will be Scholarships for women veterans in need, first come basis. Continue reading

VA Secretary Shulkin Describes Camp Lejeune Health and Disability Benefits in New Video


Were you stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C. for at least 30 days between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1987? Listen to VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin describe possible disability compensation and health care benefits available for Veterans. Family members may be covered for out of pocket costs for certain conditions. Continue reading

NWVU April 2018 Meeting

National Women Veterans United (NWVU) Monthly Meeting –April 14 – 10:00 am – 12:30 p.m at the Illinois Community Women Veteran’s Center at 7907 S. Racine, Chicago, IL 60620. Continue reading

Climbing Higher Women’s Conference 2018

Through inspiring speakers like Sylvia Duncan of the Duncan Approach, Angela Martin formerly of Am1390 and The Overflow Coach, Monique Carradine-Kitchens, you will be inspired to come out of what was and Break chains and overcome obstacles that have held you back. There will also be on the spot life coaching from a panel of gifted life coaches, who will encourage you to come into what can be and create the life you desire. You will also be inspired by the victories of others. Continue reading

Women Veterans Leadership Summit

Women in Leadership workshop hosted by Dale Carnegie Training that includes a panel discussion with successful women leaders and veterans as well as practical tips and tools for uncovering our own pathway to success as women in leadership. Wed, March 21, 2018, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Prairie State College, 202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Continue reading