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Events for Vets – April


– Events for Vets – Don’t miss out on great opportunities! Read about the jobs, workshops and events available for Women Warriors in our Events for Vets newsletter. Click on the logos or RSVPs to find out […]

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Esther McGowin Blake, U.S. Air Force


Esther McGowin Blake (1897–1979) was the first woman to serve in the US Air Force. Her motivation to join the military was deeply personal: in 1944, the B-17 her son was piloting was shot down […]

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Loretta Perfectus Walsh, U.S. Navy


Loretta Perfectus Walsh (1896 – 1925) was the first woman to enlist in the United States Naval Reserve in 1917. Although women had previously served in the navy as civilian nurses, they were excluded from […]

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Opha May Johnson, U.S. Marine


Opha May Johnson (1879-1955) was the first woman to serve in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. In 1895, she graduated salutatorian from Woods Commercial College with secretarial skills. Neither her marriage, age, nor the […]

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This March


This March, check out one of these great events and opportunities. Don’t forget to click the logos or RSVP! Upcoming Events Newsletter #3

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Deborah Sampson, U.S. Army


Deborah Sampson (1760-1827) was the first woman to serve in the US Army. At a young age, she lived in several homes as an indentured servant. At 18, she disguised herself as a man, and […]

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Camaraderie Offsets Trauma for Women Veterans


Camaraderie Offsets Trauma for Women Veterans By: Lily Casura (Journalist, grad student, IWMF grantee, NASW award winner) Read about issues that affect women veterans, including an interview with our former board member Kristine Stanley, as […]

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  • We had an amazing team of @socalgas volunteers hel We had an amazing team of @socalgas volunteers help us prepare for our Baby Shower tomorrow. Thanks to them we are ready to provide our new and expecting veteran moms with these special baby bundles, filled with baby essentials and goodies.
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    Meet Col. Mia Walsh. Walsh became the commanding o Meet Col. Mia Walsh. Walsh became the commanding officer of Space Base Delta 3, leading five squadrons and six staff agencies, totaling more than 850 military and civilian personnel. On Oct. 1st, she will celebrate 24 years of military service in the Air Force and Space Force.

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    Marjorie Marshman was born in Bayard, Iowa as one Marjorie Marshman was born in Bayard, Iowa as one of nine children. Five of her brothers joined the military during World War II and she followed suit by joining the Marine Corps Women's Reserve. Now she is celebrating her 100th birthday.

Happy 100th Birthday Marjorie! 

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    Today on Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day, we r Today on Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day, we recognize and honor those who have lost a loved one in service of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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    “Women in Aviation International (WAI) are set t “Women in Aviation International (WAI) are set to commemorate this year’s 8th Annual Girls in Aviation Day on September 24 with the relaunch of a free Aviation for Girls App to enhance youngsters’ learning experience….And despite the name WAI says that all kids, regardless of gender, are welcome to participate. The Aviation for Girls app is available for free all across the globe.”

Learn more:
https://aviationsourcenews.com/news/wai-celebrates-annual-girls-in-aviation-day-with-new-app/