Female vets to form House caucus for women who serve

Women now account for 18 percent of the officer corps, up from 8 percent. female veterans face different health-related challenges compared to their male counterparts, according to letters the future caucus members have sent to Army Secretary Mark T. Esper and Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer.

The caucus, bipartisan and including men, would be a first. There are more than a dozen military and veteran-related caucuses in the House, but none dedicated to the specific needs of women who serve.

“I never expected to be running for office in any form,” says Houlahan. to elect Democrats to the House, has been partnering with groups like Women Lead and EMILY’s List to zero in on female.

Trump reportedly taking broad look at veterans convicted of battlefield crimes Bible is memorial "MEMORIAL" in the KJV Bible. Then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and he shall bring her offering for her, the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is an offering of jealousy, an offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to remembrance.President Trump, who in recent days pardoned a former U.S. soldier convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner, is taking a broad look at veterans jailed for battlefield crimes and considering granting more of them similar relief. roughly 24 veterans are awaiting trial for combat zone actions, five are locked up at the federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kan., and many others have.

 · WASHINGTON, DC – March 18, 2015 – The House Air Force Caucus has announced its bipartisan leadership team for the 114th Congress. The Air Force Caucus co-chairs are: Congressman Michael R. Turner (R-OH), Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX), Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-GU) and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (D-MA).

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congresswomen with military service in their past, some of them forged on post-Sept. 11 wars, are hoping to create their own caucus to drive an agenda to support the nation’s.

The caucus, bipartisan and including men, would be a first. There are more than a dozen military and veteran-related caucuses in the House, but none dedicated to the specific needs of women who serve.

Memorial Day ceremony preview There will be a Memorial Day ceremony in Ephrata, starting at 9 a.m. on May 27 at the Ephrata War Memorial Field. The keynote speaker will be retired Brigadier General, Wilbur E. Wolf III., who served for over 31 years on active duty and as a member of the National Guard.Cheyenne VA to host VA2K for Homeless Veterans Bill seeks to waive state college application fees for vets State Education Benefits for Veterans and Dependents. The scholarship may be used for undergraduate or graduate course work, and it may be used for online. The scholarship may cover the costs of tuition, textbooks, and laboratory fees.. army Emergency Relief is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizationIRON MOUNTAIN – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will host its annual VA2K walk from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday to promote healthy living and benefit homeless veterans.

Here are five multicultural women leaders you should know about. Caucus in 2012. Last year, she ran for Lieutenant Governor of Nevada but lost to her Republican counterpart. She recently announced,

There have been 20 Hispanic-American women who have served in Congress. The first Hispanic-American woman elected to Congress, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, won election to the House in 1989. The first woman in color elected to the Senate was Carol Moseley Braun of Illinois in 1992.

Congress officially opened business with a vote to determine who would be the next speaker of the house. representative hakeem jeffries of Brooklyn, New York, the incoming Democratic Caucus Chair.

Ivy Tech Community College grads told to celebrate, support others VA to celebrate Women’s Health Week with events at medical centers Veterans can schedule appointments online, refill prescriptions, view their health records, and send Secure Messages to their team using My HealtheVet. Register today to discover a new approach to health care.

WOMEN’S HEALTH. Protecting women’s health means protecting access to cancer screenings and wellness visits, providing comprehensive family planning, forbidding insurers from charging women more than men, guaranteeing access to contraception, and preserving the Constitutional right to an abortion protected by Roe v. Wade.