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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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  • Happy 231st Birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard! . . Happy 231st Birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard!
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    Learn about the 19 members of the U.S. Armed Force Learn about the 19 members of the U.S. Armed Forces competing at the Tokyo Olympics.

"17 soldiers, a Marine & a Coast Guard member are vying for gold, while serving their country in more ways than one."

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    Just a few weeks before her 100th birthday, Dena H Just a few weeks before her 100th birthday, Dena Hutchins passed away. Dena joined the Women's Army Corps during World War II and continued to serve her country for a total of 30 years. 

"We salute and will always love her," her family wrote.

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    Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, one of the first female d Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, one of the first female divers in the Navy and one of the first Filipino-Americans to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy has retired after 36 years in the Navy.

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    Have we told you how much we love our volunteers?! Have we told you how much we love our volunteers?!? Thanks to this morning’s awesome team, we’re completely moved into our expanded warehouse!
    Thank you Marines!! A huge thank you to the Marin Thank you Marines!!

A huge thank you to the Marines who helped us move all of our heavy furniture and equipment to our new warehouse! We are so grateful to have such amazing volunteers.
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    Iris Spencer grew up during the Great Depression a Iris Spencer grew up during the Great Depression and straight out of high school she joined the Women's Army Corps. She served for several years, even during World War II, and rose to the rank of Sergeant Major. Now she is celebrating her 100th birthday.

Happy 100th Birthday Iris Spencer!

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    "History was made this month as Cmdr. Kelly Varonf "History was made this month as Cmdr. Kelly Varonfakis became the first-ever female Full-Time Support (FTS) Aerospace Maintenance Duty Officer (AMDO) selected for the rank of Captain."

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