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2020 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars Announced


Jodie M. Grenier, CEO, Foundation for Women Warriors, selected to participate in prestigious program January 27, 2020 – Today, the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program announced that Jodie M. Grenier has been selected as one of the […]

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Winner of the Business Women of the Year


Congratulations to our CEO Jodie M. Grenier for winning the San Diego Business Journal 2018 Business Women of the Year Award. Jodie’s amazing work with Foundation for Women Warriors empowering women veterans and their children, […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury – The Invisible Injury


Traumatic Brain Injury – The Invisible Injury Traumatic brain injuries are often referred to as invisible injuries because they cannot be seen like a broken arm or bruise. However, brain injuries require proper assessment and […]

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100 Years Later


We participated in the long overdue memorial unveiling honoring the Marine Corps first woman Marine, Opha May Johnson. Before women were even allowed to vote, they were allowed to serve, and Johnson was the first […]

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Women Serving their Fellow Veterans


MEET THE WOMEN SERVING THEIR FELLOW VETERANS the HERO Jodie Grenier Executive Director of Foundation for Women Warriors’   There are approximately 21 million veterans in the United States. Two million of them are women and, of […]

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The Fight is Female


Stationed at a table in the corner of a small bakery, ringlets of reddish curls spilled over a white ruffled blouse tucked under a crisp dark blue business jacket. Eyes glued to an iPhone, a […]

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Call to Action Day


Original Post: Wall Street firm Drexel Hamilton holds ‘Call to Action’ day to help veterans from CNBC.

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  • At 102 years old, World War II veteran Thelma Will At 102 years old, World War II veteran Thelma Williams looks back at her life including her experiences during the Great Depression and her time in the Women’s Army Corps.

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    Army uniform officials approved a change to the se Army uniform officials approved a change to the service's grooming standards that allows female soldiers to wear long ponytails with all uniforms.

"It allows them flexibility in a tactical environment, while maintaining a professional appearance in garrison. This change also helps to alleviate hair loss and damage to the scalp."

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    It's National Nurses Week, learn about these membe It's National Nurses Week, learn about these members of the Army Nurse Corps who have been helping with the recovery from the pandemic.

"A lot of people got the opportunity to work from home because it was unsafe to go to their offices, but there is no telework for a bedside nurse"

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    A new monument to the WASP, Remembered Whispers, i A new monument to the WASP, Remembered Whispers, is in progress and will be located at the Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Park. There are hopes to make the monument interactive by placing QR codes for visitors to directly receive information about the monument on their smart devices.

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/neighborhood/moco/news/article/WWII-WASP-pilots-to-be-honored-with-Remembered-16165922.php#photo-20971504
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    Happy Mother's Day! #MothersDay #HappyMothersDay Happy Mother's Day!

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    May is not only Military Appreciation Month but al May is not only Military Appreciation Month but also Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Learn about the Asian American women who joined WASP, WAVES, and participated in other capacities to play a critical part in America’s war effort during World War II.

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    Graduation has arrived for the Marine Corps Recrui Graduation has arrived for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego's historic first gender-integrated company.

"This graduation of the first integrated company of Marines trained here at MCRD San Diego marks the completion of the first step toward a future in which each Marine who graduates MCRD San Diego has the same experience as their peers at Parris Island"

https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/07/us/marines-women-platoon-integrated-company-trnd/index.html
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    Maj. Sarah Spy wanted to be a pilot since she was Maj. Sarah Spy wanted to be a pilot since she was only eight years old. Not only is she living her dream, she is making history as the first female instructor pilot in the Nevada Air National Guard.

"I am honored to be trusted with the responsibility to help shape the future of our squadron”

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