Learn Charter Romana-Butler School gets a new flag

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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

Women Veterans Wellness Event

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

Remembering Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941

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Remembering Pearl Harbor
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.

VA Expands Eligibility for VA Health Care Related to Military Sexual Trauma

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