Women’s History Month

The contributions women have made throughout the years is apparent in all walks of life, and the Air Force is no exception. With the observation of Women's History Month in March, visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force can view exhibits that pay tribute to the accomplishments and achievements of women who served in the Air Force. Original source:https://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/Collections/Research/Womens-History/ Read more [...]

Soldier lifts her way to record-setting achievements

Citizen-Soldier 1st Lt. Juanita "Christie" Goodrich wins the best female lifter for the second time in three years while competing in the 2019 Idaho State Weightlifting Championships in October. She serves part-time in the Idaho Army National Guard as a maintenance platoon leader for the 1st of the 183rd Aviation Assault Battalion and fulltime as the battalion's administrative assistant. Read more [...]

Women in the U.S. Navy

The first women to serve in the U.S. Navy were nurses, beginning with the “Sacred Twenty” appointed after Congress established the Navy Nurse Corps on 13 May 1908. The first large-scale enlistment of women into the Navy met clerical shortages during World War I, and the second came months before the United States entered World War II. Original source: https://www.history.navy.mil/browse-by-topic/diversity/women-in-the-navy.html Read more [...]

Thank You to Our Supporters

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The DAV AG Tricentennial Chapter 84, and DAV Chapter 17 presented a generous donation to NWVU Board member (LTC Ret) Arthurine Jones, and Associate member Bessie (Aunt Bessie) Thompson, to assist with military women veteran services and the SGT Simone A. Robinson Military Women Veteran's Center programs. Mr and Mrs James and Tracy Carollo,were also present and donated to NWVU. Read more [...]