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In Case You Missed It:  The Center for Women Veterans is sharing recent news stories that may be of interest to women Veterans, military women, and their supporters on a weekly basis.  Share your thoughts about them on social media @VAWomenVets.


11/09/2021 07:43 AM EST

Report shows more Vets Volunteer than their peers. The communities tend to focus on the "issues" Vets have and not their contributions. “When we need somebody to lead, what this report shows us is that the data points to these vets,” she said. “This is who you ask to step up, because they are more willing, they’re more prepared, their experience and their whole being points them towards service.” [From Military Times]
11/09/2021 05:00 AM EST

Get the Recruitment & Retention, Employment & Integration, Well Being & Treatment, Servicwomen in the News, Women Veterans, and Upcoming Events DACOWITS news from October 2021. [From DACOWITS]
11/08/2021 04:01 PM EST

How much of your life is on autopilot? According to a study of people who were asked to keep daily diaries, up to 45% reported that their activities were habits they performed almost daily and usually in the same location. In other words, almost half of their lives occurred without them thinking about it. [From VAntage Point]
11/08/2021 09:01 AM EST

COPD is a group of respiratory diseases that limit airflow and make it hard to breathe. It’s usually linked to an abnormal inflammatory response in the lungs to noxious particles or gases, such as cigarette smoke. [From VAntage Point]
11/06/2021 10:00 AM EDT

Author and Navy Veteran Dianna Good Sky wrote "Warrior Spirit Rising, a Native American Spiritual Journey" about love, faith, and forgiveness. This month’s author is Navy Veteran Dianna Good Sky. She took an early retirement from the Navy in 1995, after serving 15 years. She wrote “Warrior Spirit Rising, a Native American Spiritual Journey,” as part of her personal healing journey through PTSD from military sexual trauma. [From VAntage Point]
11/03/2021 11:00 AM EDT

VA is privileged to share the remarkable work of Air Force Veteran Ann Schermer, the state commander of the Disabled American Veterans of Oklahoma. She connects disabled Veterans with benefits, VA telehealth and other resources. [From VAntage Point]