A JOB-SPECIFIC CALLING Jessica Rosa comes from a family with a long history of military service, yet her own military experience […]
Women Veteran Challenges
Challenges commonly faced by women Veterans.
by Jeni Brett Every time I read a story on the news about a military woman who was harassed at her
She goes to the club for a service meeting…
and is approached by the district president of the auxiliary,
Because in a Veteran Service Organization, if you’re a woman you must be a spouse
She goes to the VA to check in for an appointment…
and the person at the desk never looks up, as they say “How can I help you, Sir?”
Because if you’re there for treatment, you must be a man
Jessica Hodge is a Desert Storm Veteran who’s calling in life is helping women Veterans. She is open and candid about
Lady Vet is a community for women who served and the people who love and support them. So let’s have a conversation. Let’s grow the collective voice and visibility of the women Veterans. And most importantly, if women are to be an ever greater presence in the military and beyond, let’s make that reality more welcoming.