Women Veterans’ Issues<br />By: Brooke Spann<br />This image is cc licensed by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmedia...
Mental<br />Disorders<br />This image is cc licensed by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/truthout/4521676247/sizes/m/in/photo...
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Sexual<br />Trauma<br />This image is cc licensed by:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalifotografia/4564535727/sizes/m/<br />
No Women,<br />No World,<br />No Way.<br />This image is cc licensed by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/aussiegall/759309122...
Weak<br />This image is used under a CC license from  http://www.flickr.com/photos/27021814@N00/2731818592/sizes/m/<br />
Alone<br />This image is used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/pixel_boogie/3840260984/sizes/m/<br />
Depression<br />
Suicidal<br />
Addictions<br />This image is used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/didmyself/4055663649/sizes/m/<br />
Babies<br />and<br />Birth<br />Defects<br />This image is cc licensed by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevensnodgrass/38...
Homeless<br />This image is used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/22563225@N04/4346598733/sizes/m/#cc_...
Future<br />This image is used under a CC license from     http://www.flickr.com/photos/jasohill/3281799978/sizes/m/<br />
Works Cited <br />Flickr.com<br />Band of Sisters: American Women at war in Iraq by Kirsten A. Holmstedt<br />Christopher,...
Works Cited Con’t<br />Kaye, Randi, and Ismael Estrada. “Female veterans report more sexual, mental trauma.” CNN.com. N.p....
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  1. 1. Women Veterans’ Issues<br />By: Brooke Spann<br />This image is cc licensed by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter/3409675090/<br />
  2. 2. Mental<br />Disorders<br />This image is cc licensed by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/truthout/4521676247/sizes/m/in/photostream/<br />
  3. 3. This image is cc licensed by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/saucysalad/3171463442/sizes/m/<br />
  4. 4. This image is used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dvids/3968659870/sizes/m/<br />
  5. 5. Sexual<br />Trauma<br />This image is cc licensed by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalifotografia/4564535727/sizes/m/<br />
  6. 6. No Women,<br />No World,<br />No Way.<br />This image is cc licensed by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/aussiegall/759309122/sizes/m/<br />
  7. 7. Weak<br />This image is used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/27021814@N00/2731818592/sizes/m/<br />
  8. 8. Alone<br />This image is used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/pixel_boogie/3840260984/sizes/m/<br />
  9. 9. Depression<br />
  10. 10.
  11. 11. Suicidal<br />
  12. 12. Addictions<br />This image is used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/didmyself/4055663649/sizes/m/<br />
  13. 13. Babies<br />and<br />Birth<br />Defects<br />This image is cc licensed by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevensnodgrass/3874164379/sizes/m/<br />
  14. 14. Homeless<br />This image is used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/22563225@N04/4346598733/sizes/m/#cc_license<br />
  15. 15. Future<br />This image is used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/jasohill/3281799978/sizes/m/<br />
  16. 16. Works Cited <br />Flickr.com<br />Band of Sisters: American Women at war in Iraq by Kirsten A. Holmstedt<br />Christopher, Tia. “Tia Christopher, Women Veteran Coordinator - Iraq Veteran Project, Swords to Plowshares.” Swords to Plowshares. 14 July 2009. U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. Web. 21 Apr. 2010. <http://veterans.senate.gov/‌hearings.cfm?action=release.display&release_id=36f78b3c-95e7-4732-9f03-063ff694c2bf>. Women veterans need more gender specific care and treatment for their issues, group support meeting from fellow comrades and VA staff, and a place to claim as their own.<br />Elias, Marilyn. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2010.<br />Furey, Joan. Testimony and Statement. Department of Veterans Affairs for Center for Women Veterans. 8 June 2000. United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Web. 21 Apr. 2010. <http://www4.va.gov/‌OCA/‌testimony/‌hvac/‌soi/‌08je00JF.asp>.<br />Furey, Ms. Joan A. “Advisory Committee on Women Veterans.” Paper presented at the meeting of the VA Advisory Committee on Women Veterans at VA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Web. 21 Apr. 2010. <http://www1.va.gov/‌womenvet/‌docs/‌October_99_ACWV_Meeting.pdf>.<br />Hoppen, Jane. “Sexual Violence Is a Serious Problem for Women in the Military.” Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. N.p., 2006. Web. 26 Apr. 2010. <http://find.galegroup.com/‌ovrc/‌retrieve.do?subjectParam=Locale%2528en%252C%252C%2529%253AFQE%253D%2528su%252CNone%252C62%2529Sexual%2BViolence%2BIs%2Ba%2BSerious%2BProblem%2Bfor%2BWomen%2Bin%2Bthe%2BMilitary%2524&contentSet=GSRC&sort=Relevance&tabID=T010&sgCurrentPosition=0&subjectAction=DISPLAY_SUBJECTS&prodId=OVRC&searchId=R1&currentPosition=1&userGroupName=cant48040&resultListType=RESULT_LIST&sgHitCountType=None&qrySerId=Locale%28en%2C%2C%29%3AFQE%3D%28ke%2CNone%2C62%29Sexual+Violence+Is+a+Serious+Problem+for+Women+in+the+Military%24&inPS=true&searchType=BasicSearchForm&displaySubject=&docId=EJ3010163267&docType=GSRC>.<br />Jernigan, Pat, et al. “THE VIETNAM WOMEN VETERANS CONFERENCE.” Paper presented at ... Olympia, WA. userpages. Web. 21 Apr. 2010. <http://userpages.aug.com/‌captbarb/‌conference.html>.<br />“Joan Furey/‌Veterans Affairs.” Veterans Affairs 20 Apr. 2002: n. pag. Web. 21 Apr. 2010. <http://www.veteransadvantage.com/‌cms/‌content/‌joan-furey>.<br />
  17. 17. Works Cited Con’t<br />Kaye, Randi, and Ismael Estrada. “Female veterans report more sexual, mental trauma.” CNN.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2010. <http://www.cnn.com/‌2008/‌US/‌03/‌19/‌women.veterans/‌index.html>.<br />Kennedy, Kelly. “Bill to spotlight issues for female veterans.” Navy Times. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2010. <http://www.navytimes.com/‌news/‌2008/‌03/‌military_femalevets_health_022908w/>.<br />Mather, Dr. Susan, ACMD, VHA. Briefing: Women Veterans Health Programs. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2010.<br />“VA Women’s Program Chief Wins Two National Awards.” Public and Intergovernmental Affairs June-July 1998: n. pag. Web. 19 Apr. 2010. <Public and Intergovernmental Affairs>.<br />Walker, Emily P. “Study Examines War’s Effects on Female Vets.” ABC News/‌Health 28 Nov. 2009: n. pag. Web. 20 Apr. 2010. <http://abcnews.go.com/‌Health/‌WomensHealth/‌study-examines-wars-effects-female-veterans/‌story?id=9190638>.<br />Wiltsey-Stirman, Dr. Shannon. Personal interview. 29 Apr. 2010.<br />Wolfe, Jessica, PhD. “Advancing our understanding of how and why PTSD occurs - National Center for PTSD: Women’s issues.” National Center for PTSD. Web. 23 Apr. 2010. <http://www.ptsd.va.gov/‌about/‌anniversary/‌advancing_our_understanding_of_ptsd.asp>.<br />- - -. “FEMALE MILITARY VETERANS AND TRAUMATIC STRESS.” The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD RESEARCH QUARTERLY. Vermont: The National Center for PTSD VA Medical and Regional Officer Center, 1993. 1-4. National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Web. 22 Apr. 2010. <http://www.evernote.com/‌shard/‌s25/‌res/‌3216015e-71c5-4d3e-b280-74dc63a831d6/‌PTSD+Research+Quartery.pdf>.<br />

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