• Women on Guard – Protecting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    This year, Sgt. 1st Class Chelsea Porterfield became only the 5th woman to guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. She was also the first woman Sergeant of the Guard. Learn more about the guard and Porterfield.

  • VA Texas information fair provides help to rural Veterans

    Veterans Information Fair brought caravan of services to rural Texas Veterans who appreciated face-to-face help. Some very emotional.

  • Remarks of President Joe Biden honoring women Veterans

    During Women’s History Month, I want to honor some of our nation’s heroes, who have too often gone unsung, uncelebrated: Our proud women Veterans. 

  • Women Veterans have access to VA resources

    Women are the fastest growing demographic in the U.S. military and Veteran populations, and VA stands ready to provide resources.

  • Safe firearm storage saves lives

    VA encourages women Veterans to make sure firearms are stored safely in the home and to talk to friends and family about proper firearm storage and safety.

  • Our Veterans Shouldn’t Go Hungry

    Here are links to connect to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), and food banks and pantries.

  • VA hosts Women Veterans Art Show

    The Women Veterans Art Project recognizes women Veterans through art exhibitions at select VA medical centers nationwide. The exhibits promote their contributions and build awareness of their service.

  • VA observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October

    A mammogram could save your life. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, VA encourages women (and men) to learn about breast cancer and early detection. Here are links to valuable information.

  • Women Veterans: Talk to your provider about cervical cancer

    The number of cervical cancer deaths in the US has dropped by more than 50% since the 1970s. Read on for important information about the cancer, the Pap test, and a vaccination. Also, some helpful questions to ask your provider.

  • VA infertility services can help Veterans and their families

    Learn how VA infertility services can help women Veterans and their families.

  • VA celebrates Women’s History Month

    Amazing women Veterans: Deborah Samson…1782…fought in the Revolution disguised as a man. Civil War: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker…first female surgeon in the Army and the only female Medal of Honor recipient.

  • Texas VA focuses on Women Veterans during special town hall

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