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National Summit on Women Veterans" Issues

National Summit on Women Veterans" Issues (1996 Washington, D.C.)

National Summit on Women Veterans" Issues

proceedings, September 25-27, 1996, the White House Conference Center, Washington, DC

by National Summit on Women Veterans" Issues (1996 Washington, D.C.)

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      Statementjointly sponsored by Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Women Veterans; the White House Office for Women"s Initiatives and Outreach; AMVETS, American Veterans of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.
      ContributionsCenter for Women Veterans (U.S.), United States. White House Office for Women"s Initiatives and Outreach., American Veterans of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB357 .N33 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationi, 108 p. :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL296785M
      LC Control Number97203062
      OCLC/WorldCa37620626

      Women are entering the military in record numbers. They currently comprise 20% of new recruits, and it's estimated that by , 10% of the Veteran population 1 will consist of women Veterans. In the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, that number is proportionally higher, with women Veterans comprising nearly 12 percent of Veterans, more than half of whom have received VA healthcare. 2. Virginia Women Veterans Summit. Thu, May 16 , AM - Fri, May 17 , PM [EST] Coliseum Drive, Hampton, Virginia, , United States. The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System will hold a special event as part of the Veterans Health Administration’s National Women Veterans Campaign on Friday .


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