NY Times Article: The ‘Gut Wrenching’ Sacrifice of Military Moms

Moms are still a rarity in the military. Women make up 16 percent of enlisted forces and 19 percent of the officer corps, and a minority of those women have children under 18. Though the number of mothers in the armed forces has grown over the past several decades, studies have shown that insufficient child care and unfriendly parenthood and pregnancy policies have been barriers to retention for female service members. Read more [...]

Support NWVU on GivingTuesday

PLEASE SUPPORT MILITARY WOMEN VETERANS on Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020. ★Making A Difference ★ Providing A Service ★Telling Our Stories ★ Preserving Our Legacy Please help support the only Community Military Women Veteran’s Center in Illinois, as we expand our programs for peer-to-peer support for women with (invisible wounds - PTSD, MST, TBI), health care prevention and awareness, emergency services, case management, referrals, computer lab assistance, art therapy, crafts, food, clothing and more…. Read more [...]