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Women in the Military & Women Veterans

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Women in the Military Links

US Government Links

Center for Women Veterans
The Center for Women Veterans is part of the Department of Veterans Affairs.  This is the place to check for information on all veterans matters except employment. You can find information on veteran's health care, education benefits, even burial information on these websites.

Defense Link
Links provided to each of the services and to OSD.

Defense Manpower Data Center

Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs operates special services to help veterans transition to the civilian workforce.  They are the ones to contact for information on your GI Bill benefits (Vietnam Era, VEAP or Montgomery GI Bill).  They also operate the Women Veterans Center which helps women veterans on a variety of issues.

GAO Home Page
Download GAO Reports on issues concerning women in the military and their roles.

Homeless Vets Hotline (VA)

Homeless Veteran in need of help? 
Call 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838)

Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Army's Women's Museum

Congress
Follow legislation impacting on women in the military and download hearing transcripts.

Women of Four Wars

Library of Congress Veterans History Project

 

General Sites of Interest

Alliance for National Defense

A positive voice for American Military Women

Armed Forces Benefits

A website intended to inform you, the active duty or military veteran,

about the rights you’ve earned for your service to your country.

Asbestos.com

Information on asbestos exposure risk for veterans

and VA disability help for asbestos related illnesses.

 Asbestos.com also provides the latest on mesothelioma treatments

Captain Critical

Cathay Williams—Female Buffalo Soldier

Lungcancer-prognosis.com

Veterans are even more likely to get lung cancer than the general public

because of possible exposure to radon, asbestos and beryllium.

This informational site describes the causes and symptoms of lung cancer

and the screening techniques that doctors use to diagnose cancer.

Mesothelioma

With thousands of Americans diagnosed every year, patients and their families will need answers about diagnosis, survival and treatment. Mesothelioma Support Network provides a thorough and extensive database of answers and information to help patients and their loved ones better understand mesothelioma

Sea Service Leadership Association

Service Members Legal Defense Network
The network helps service members harmed by

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Pursue, Don't Harass"

Military Connections
Military Connections offers free Veteran Reunion and Military Database searches for American active duty military, veterans, reservists, and buddies from the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard. See why we are the fastest growing military community on the web.

Military Woman

Military Officer Association of America (MOAA)
MMOA provides many services for its members including its TOPS service

which helps retired officers transition to the civilian workforce.

National Veterans Legal Service Program

Veteran to Veteran

Veterans News and Information Service

VeteransAdvantage
VeteransAdvantage is a membership program that provides special

benefits to veterans and their families from U.S. corporations who wish

to honor and thank veterans for their service to our country.

The Veterans Corporation
The Veterans Corporation is for those who want to take advantage of the services, talents, and skills of the veterans business community. Whether you are a veteran business owner, a veteran thinking about starting your own business, or you want to support veteran business ownership, we offer you the tools, information and resources you need.

Vietnam Women's Memorial Project

WAVES National

WAVES Archives

Women Army Corps Veterans Association

Women in Military Service for America (WIMSA)

Wings Across America

Women in International Security

Women in Military Service for America (WIMSA)

Women Marine Association

Women in Vietnam

 

Service Organizations

American Legion

American Veterans

Disabled Veterans of America

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Vietnam Veterans of America

 

International

Canadian Forces

NATO

 

Publications

Bibliography of Women in the Military 1990-2000

Bibliography Women in the Military before 1990