Women Veterans of Wisconsin Newsletter, June 2020 Edition

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JUNE 2020

I Am Not Invisible


The Wisconsin Veterans Museum Traveling Exhibit Program offers the I Am Not Invisible traveling exhibit. In partnership with the Federal VA, this exhibit features women veterans from throughout Wisconsin to educate about the contributions of women veterans. 

For availability call (608) 261-0541 or email                    TravelingExhibits@dva.wisconsin.gov.


Benefit Questions

We're still standing by to help with questions about your Wisconsin benefits! In the interest of the health and safety of our visitors and staff, the WDVA central office has been temporarily closed. During this time, To reach us, call 1.800.Wis.Vets or visit www.WisVets.com and click the green “Chat now” button on the bottom right corner of the screen.

Veterans Outreach and Recovery Program


We have you covered. Our Veterans Outreach and Recovery Program Coordinators can assist you with treatment, housing, and other emergency services. Learn more here.

Women Veterans Day

WVDay 2020

Photos provided by the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, an educational activity of WDVA.

In honor of the 72nd anniversary of President Truman signing the Women's Armed Services Integration Action, Governor Tony Evers has again declared June 12 as Women Veterans Day.

Women make up 30,000 of the over 300,000 veterans in the state of Wisconsin and WDVA is dedicated to highlighting the service, dedication, and sacrifice of women who have served in the armed forces.  To see the Women Veterans Day proclamation, click here.


June is National PTSD Awareness month and this is a major issue facing many women veterans.  The Federal VA has specialized in PTSD care and has a variety of resource and help available.

To learn more about these resources for women veterans, visit here.  If you would like more resources for all veterans, visit here.

Revisit WI Trailblazers


Women veterans have always blazed their own paths through history.  Check out original interviews and stories from some of Wisconsin's own Trailblazers.  Click here.