Women Veterans

Kate O'Hare-Palmer, Women Veterans Committee Chair

Women Veterans Committee Update September/October 2020

September 10, 2020

BY KATE O’HARE-PALMER, CHAIR These past few months we have been working on a report with VVA’s Veterans Health Committee and its Subcommittee on the Aging Veteran Experience to review the effects of the COVID-19…

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Kate O'Hare-Palmer, Women Veterans Committee Chair

Women Veterans Committee Update July/August 2020

June 29, 2020

BY KATE O’HARE-PALMER, CHAIR The world has taken many turns since the last Women Veterans Committee column was written. The COVID-19 pandemic and its shelter-in-place orders have affected us all. Our condolences go out to…

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Kate O'Hare-Palmer, Women Veterans Committee Chair

Women Veterans Committee Update January/February 2019

February 21, 2019

BY KATE O’HARE-PALMER, CHAIR This issue of The VVA Veteran profiles some of the many women veterans in VVA and other public arenas who have helped over the past forty-plus years furthering legislation at national,…

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Kate O'Hare-Palmer, Women Veterans Committee Chair

Women Veterans Committee Update November/December 2018

December 21, 2018

BY KATE O’HARE-PALMER, CHAIR The 25th anniversary celebration of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial on the Mall and the VVA Women’s Committee Reception at the DAR building in downtown D.C. are now memories. I hope that…

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VVA Women Veterans Legacy. A conversation with Kate & Marsha.

September 20, 2018

This is a Vietnam Veterans of America Women Veterans Legacy video. A conversation with Kate O'Hare-Palmer, VVA Chair of the Women Veterans Committee and Marsha Four, VVA Vice President. They discuss their tours of duty…

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Hope for Homeless Veterans

September 20, 2018

Sandy Miller, U.S. Navy veteran tells us about her 21 years of working with homeless veterans in Philadelphia, PA. Sandy is the Chair of the Homeless Veterans Committee for the Vietnam Veterans of America.

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Women Veterans Committee Update May/June 2018

May 23, 2018

BY KATE O’HARE-PALMER, CHAIR According to the last study by Service Women’s Action Network, the top priorities for women veterans include mental health, financial stability, and connecting to a community of fellow women veterans. Their…

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Kate O'Hare-Palmer, Women Veterans Committee Chair

Women Veterans Committee Update January/February 2018

February 28, 2018

BY KATE O’HARE-PALMER, CHAIR Last year, in the aftermath of hurricanes, floods, and wildfires, we saw many chapter members stand up to help VVA members and their communities. The recovery will be long. Last Veterans…

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Kate O'Hare-Palmer, Women Veterans Committee Chair

Women Veterans Committee Update November/December 2017

January 18, 2018

The Women Veterans Committee aim to work on distributing more information on MST claims; getting to know more of the members’ history; providing details on how someone can become a special advisor; and connecting more…

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Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

Congratulations to 2 Members Named to Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

January 9, 2018

Blanche Aviles Casey, of VVA Chapter 930 in Xenia, Ohio and David W. Taylor, of VVA Chapter 385 in Medina, Ohio were among the Class of 2017 honorees to the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame. …

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