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Foundation for Woman Warriors

Foundation for Women Warriors, a nearly 100-year-old nonprofit organization that works with women veterans to utilize their strength, resilience, and achievements to overcome obstacles as they transition to civilian life. We enhance the personal and economic well-being of women veterans by providing emergency financial assistance and essential items, childcare assistance, and professional development to women veterans.

Why Women Veterans?

A Stable Foundation

Often overshadowed by their male counterparts, our programs honor, empower and support the women who answered our nation’s call to serve.

We understand that a major barrier to maintaining housing, receiving mental health, or advancing one’s career, are the unmet basic needs such as financial stability, adequate childcare, stable employment, and suitable housing.

Additionally, women serve with so few women in the service their transition can feel solitary and lacking peer support.

Our core programs create a stable foundation for women veterans through their transition.

Foundation For Women Warriors

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  • Phyllis Newhouse is a veteran who served for 22 ye Phyllis Newhouse is a veteran who served for 22 years in the U.S. Army and established the Cyber Espionage Task Force. Now she is a CEO and investor who is sharing her tips on how women, especially women of color, can harness their potential as leaders in all aspects of their lives.

"Newhouse suggested building a team of collaborators, mentors and professionals who can help problem-solve these challenges through their unique perspectives and skill sets."

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https://www.msnbc.com/know-your-value/career-growth/military-vet-has-secret-formula-becoming-great-leader-n1297749
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    U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command Sgt. U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command Sgt. Maj. Kristie Brady, the first female senior enlisted advisor in CECOM history, officially passed on her responsibilities to the new Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Conaty. 

Brady is now heading to the Pentagon to be the executive officer for the Sgt. Maj. of the Army, Michael Grinston.

Learn more:
https://www.army.mil/article/258999/csm_brady_reflects_on_time_at_cecom_apg
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    Military aviation proudly recounts its past, susta Military aviation proudly recounts its past, sustains its present and looks towards its future. Part of its history tells the story of the female pilots who stepped up to ensure aircraft were available and ready during World War II. The WASPs, or the Women Airforce Service Pilots, provided an invaluable service to our country in wartime. Their legacy influenced future women in military aviation who became leaders, innovators, and decision-makers. Now, their legacy lives on as the most lethal and connected fifth-generation aircraft, the F-35 Lightning II, operates daily worldwide.

In 2015, then U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christine Mau became the first female F-35 pilot when she completed a flight in the Lightning II. Mau retired in 2017, but her story remains a key highlight of the F-35 story.

Learn about Lt. Col. Christine Mau:
https://www.dvidshub.net/news/426441/pioneering-female-f-35-pilot-reflects-legacy-women-military-aviation
    Happy 232nd Birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard! . . Happy 232nd Birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard!
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    Base exchange stores have mostly run out of hot we Base exchange stores have mostly run out of hot weather uniforms for women due to a contract dispute that has halted production.

The shortage in weather-appropriate clothes for female troops comes amid a summer heat wave that has scorched many areas of the country with unusually high temperatures.

Learn more:
https://www.military.com/daily-news/2022/07/25/army-and-air-force-run-out-of-female-hot-weather-uniforms-amid-summer-heat-wave.html
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    Meet Marian Cole, a World War II veteran, who join Meet Marian Cole, a World War II veteran, who joined the Army despite not actually being qualified to do so because she was underage. Now she is celebrating her 100th birthday this month.

Happy 100th birthday Marian!

Learn more about Marian:
https://www.tapinto.net/towns/bridgewater-slash-raritan/sections/health-and-wellness/articles/world-war-ii-vet-to-celebrate-100th-birthday
    Meet Col. Eries Mentzer. She was Maxwell Air Force Meet Col. Eries Mentzer. She was Maxwell Air Force Base's first Black female commander. Command changes every two years and as of Friday morning, Eries ended her role as the commander of Maxwell AFB.

“I certainly wasn’t the first qualified woman to be able to lead the space, qualified Black woman, I was just the first to have the opportunity”

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https://www.fox10tv.com/2022/07/29/maxwell-afbs-first-black-female-commander-ends-post/
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    "The Navy is continuing its years long quest for a "The Navy is continuing its years long quest for a better-fitting uniform for female sailors with a fit-test survey in Norfolk, Virginia, this month. The goal is to get enough measurements to make sizes better and more accurate for women.

The project comes at a time when complaints about the fit of female uniforms persist in the sea service, but service members in other branches struggle to even buy uniform items."

Learn more:
https://www.military.com/daily-news/2022/07/26/navy-hopes-measuring-female-sailors-will-finally-fix-ill-fitting-uniforms.html