Women Veterans

Kate O'Hare-Palmer, Women Veterans Committee Chair

Women Veterans Committee Update July/August 2021

July 15, 2021

BY KATE O’HARE-PALMER, CHAIR Women Veterans Day was observed on June 12. The date was chosen to mark the anniversary of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act. Signed into law by President Harry S. Truman…

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Kate O'Hare-Palmer, Women Veterans Committee Chair

Women Veterans Committee Update May/June 2021

June 28, 2021

BY KATE O’HARE-PALMER, CHAIR These past few months have been busy for women veterans. The coronavirus vaccine cannot be overlooked. I hope everyone is scheduled for vaccinations. Our hearts go out to everyone who has…

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Kate O'Hare-Palmer, Women Veterans Committee Chair

Women Veterans Committee Update March/April 2021

March 29, 2021

BY KATE O’HARE-PALMER, CHAIR The Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D., Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020, which included the Deborah Sampson Act, resolved some parts of our resolutions dealing with…

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Kate O'Hare-Palmer, Women Veterans Committee Chair

Women Veterans Committee Update January/February 2021

February 6, 2021

BY KATE O’HARE-PALMER, CHAIR We have moved into 2021, and all of us are ready for a clean slate to start a year that will bring a more positive outlook. I want to thank all…

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Kate O'Hare-Palmer, Women Veterans Committee Chair

Women Veterans Committee Update November/December 2020

November 25, 2020

BY KATE O’HARE-PALMER, CHAIR VVA’s Women Veterans Committee has been thrust into the age of virtual meetings. We join the world as we get accustomed to the shelter-in-place COVID-19 restrictions. I offer my condolences to…

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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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