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In Case You Missed It:  The Center for Women Veterans is sharing recent news stories that may be of interest to women Veterans, military women, and their supporters on a weekly basis.  Share your thoughts about them on social media @VAWomenVets.

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05/16/2022 04:00 PM EDT

This week’s #LiveWholeHealth is the follow-up to the previous post, Connecting Mind & Body Session 1, which offers a simple yet profound practice of connecting body and breath. This meditative session will help you release and relax. [From VAntage Point]

05/16/2022 08:01 AM EDT

Olivia Nunn knew from a young age that she would one day join the Army. Her father had been a combat engineer and she planned to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Though low test scores in math prevented her admission, Nunn’s parents supported her decision to join the military. [From VAntage Point]

05/14/2022 11:31 AM EDT

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is U.S. Army Veteran Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, who served during World War II from 1944 to 1946. Seetoo was born in Stockton, California, in 1918. When she was 12 years old, her father closed his grocery store due to constraints from the Great Depression and moved the family to Xinhui in the Guangong Province in China. [From VAntage Point]

We honor her service.

05/11/2022 12:52 PM EDT

A recent survey conducted by the VA Center for Women Veterans found women Veterans age 50+ are the least likely group to use their earned benefits. Community providers and partners can work with VA, County Veteran Service Officers, and Veteran Service Organizations to better understand VA benefits. [From National Council on Aging]