Women Veterans of Wisconsin Newsletter, October 2019 Edition

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October 2019 EDITION

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The State of Wisconsin has a long history of providing generous benefits, programs and services to state residents who entered active duty from Wisconsin and continue to reside in the state.

These benefits, programs and services are provided by the State of Wisconsin in order to supplement and complement those provided to veterans by the federal government. ​is placeholder text.

Click here to learn more!

Veterans Outreach and Recovery Program

Veterans Outreach and Recovery Program (VORP) coordinators can ​connect veterans with treatment, housing, and other emergency services. Get help​


Women Veteran Program Managers  assist women veterans with 
services including primary care, pregnancy care, psychiatric care and sexual abuse counseling, inpatient medical/surgical care, programs for homeless women veterans, and quality of care issues. 

Military License Plates

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Wisconsin offers women who have served in any branch of the U.S. military or component the option to apply for “Woman Veteran” license plates. Visit here for more information! 

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Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one?

Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs.Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Many of them are Veterans themselves.

Click here for more information.

Join us on November 7th for the I Am Not Invisible Exhibit Unveiling


The exhibit will be unveiled by Governor Tony Evers, WDVA Secretary Mary M. Kolar and many of the women veterans showcased in the exhibit!

To learn more visit here.

Registration Now Open for the Women Veterans Fall Wellness Day in Milwaukee

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Women Veterans Fall Wellness Day is a day that is designed to be empowering, uplifting and fun!

There will be motivational speakers, sip & paint, a jewelry making area, spa treatments, create your vision, a veteran's claims and benefit clinic, a health check area, and so much more!

Please register here.

Medina realized what her military service truly meant when it was over 

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Yolanda Medina never told her parents she was going to join the military. It wasn’t until her service concluded that she realized what it truly meant.

Medina said that as a woman in the military, she’d often get tested by those around her that she was unable to lift her toolbox.

“Obviously if I am in this MOS, I can lift the toolbox,” Medina said.

Read the full article here.