Women Veterans Archives - Women Veterans Alliance

September 18, 2017

Last year SWAN’s survey of women veterans and service women attempted, on a national scale, to identify the challenges facing service women and women veterans. This year’s survey will assess service women and women veterans mental wellness needs, helping to shape SWAN’s programmatic and policy agendas for 2018 and providing insights and value to the American public and broader military and veteran community. […]

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September 12, 2017

Plaster Casting: Female active duty or veterans between the ages of 35-50   We are seeing people tomorrow (9.13) 12pm-5pm for commercial to be shot in LA location: Plaster Casting 5908 Barton Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027   Wardrobe: neat and tidy military style   Fitting: Sept 15 Shoots: Sept 20 or 21 Pay: $2000 […]

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September 10, 2017

A new report on the characteristics of female veterans released Aug 2017 by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that early-career aged female veterans (18 to 34 years old) were more likely to be employed, married and have a child in their home than early-career aged female nonveterans. This report, which uses 2015 American Community Survey data, takes […]

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August 29, 2017

BLOOD STRIPE explores a character that is relatively new to both U.S. policy and to movies – a fully-combat-participatory female soldier.  Co-filmmakers Remy Auberjonois and Kate Nowlin (the pair co-wrote the film, while Auberjonois directed and Nowlin stars) deftly feminize the warrior archetype while building the story to an emotional crescendo, reminding us of how little […]

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August 29, 2017

First question I get asked is what is an “Unconference”? I like to call it an Unconference because it’s not your traditional conference. Having planned, spoken, and attended A LOT of different types of events I wanted to take what I felt were outstanding components and add them into this 3 day event for women […]

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August 25, 2017

Now Casting MILITARY VETERANS WHO ARE CHEFS IN RESTAURANTS For Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games” My name is Kirsten Diebold and I am a Casting Associate Producer currently casting Guy Fieri’s exciting, popular and long-running show, “Guy’s Grocery Games” on Food Network. I am on the hunt for Military Veteran FEMALE Chefs. I am hoping you […]

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August 1, 2017

Blink and you’ll have missed it. Life. In all its fullness, inevitable pain and uncertainty that accompanies it, is so fleeting that the mere thought of what it takes to live on purpose never truly resonates until it is long gone. This is especially true for those of us who have borne invisible scars inflicted […]

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July 6, 2017

Barbara Racine- I call her “Raisin”- she said everyone did while she was in- had seen one of the flyers for Women Veterans Alliance meeting that  I put up at a senior center in Oakland. She called and told me she’s 87 and couldn’t drive at night, but would love to come. That women aren’t […]

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