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Link Love: Top News for Women Veterans

Posted by sherrysaunders on May 30, 2011

Because today is Memorial Day, we have gathered the top news of the month for and about women veterans.  We remember and honor all of our veterans and members of the military on this day.

Some great parenting tips from a mom and veteran [PBS]

PTSD runs high in women vets and needs attention [OregonLive]

Veterans committees to look at suicides [Politico]

Viet Nam nurses, the forgotten women veterans [CBS News]

Report on Las Vegas Conference for women veterans who were deployed to battle [8News Now]

Women contributed much during WWII [Herald Dispatch]

From Afghanistan, families who serve [BlogSpot]

18-34 yr old women vets = triple the rate of suicide, trend is to use gun [Advance Nurse]

CO counting uptick in homeless veterans, women population 7 times higher this year [TS Weekly]

SBA launches program for women vets [Business Journals]

VA preparing itself for new services for women vets [Fayetteville Observer]

Some history, making WAVES during WWII [Reformer]

WH Blog: Mothers who served, WWII to present [White House Blog]

Make Your Mothers Proud, Support Mother Veterans [Huffington Post]

Amazing military moms [Washington Post]

Schumer seeks NY child care programs for women vets [Wall Street Journal]

Pioneering black women aviators saluted [South Town Star]

USS Constitution appoints first female Command Senior Chief [BYMNews]

House passes military rape provisions.  Senate needs to follow suit. [Change]

Army couple deploys to Iraq; only one returns[NPR]

Check out BPW Foundation’s new mentoring program for women veterans.

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