Happy Birthday to the Center of Women Veterans! Thank you to all the staff and advocates associated with the Center for having the best interests of Women Veterans at the center of what you do every single day.

Below is the inspiring article for this post, and here’s a link to the VA page that shows Legislation related to Woman Veterans.

Here’s the Article: Center for Women Veterans Celebrates 20 Years of Service

Change comes slowly in the military, and change comes slowly in the Department of Veterans Affairs, but eventually it happens.

It is hard to believe that just twenty years ago the Department of Veterans Affairs did not have a separate division to deal with women veterans. But it’s true. Then at the urging of veterans organizations, in November 1994 Congress passed Public Law 03-446 which required the VA to create the Center for Women Veterans to monitor and coordinate VA programs for women.

This article was written by: Rachel Baker – Click to follow on Twitter; or you can follow her at The Crafty Veteran on Bloglovin