All DVS team members in the education, transition, and employment programs are teleworking, and are connected via phone and e-mail, and can perform almost all direct-service activities for Veterans and their families during normal working hours.
Virginia Women Veterans
Governor Ralph Northam Proclaims Virginia Women Veterans Week, March 15-21, 2020.
The Virginia General Assembly has designated the third full week of March as Women Veterans Week in Virginia. Click on these links to the House and Senate resolutions.
Thanks to all who made the 2019 Virginia Women Veterans Summit a success!
For questions regarding the 2020 Virginia Women Veterans Summit please contact us at the phone number or email address below.
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Governor Northam Signs Executive Order to Advance Equity for Virginia’s Small-, Women-, Minority-, and Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses
Veteran Leaders and Employers Honored For Commitment To Virginia’s Women Veterans – Virginia Department of Veterans Services Presents Awards At 2019 Women Veterans Summit
Honest Soul Yoga Wins First Pitch Contest For Women Veteran-Owned Businesses At 2019 Virginia Women Veterans Summit
Virginia Department of Veterans Services Announces Cox Communications Is Premier Sponsor of 2019 Virginia Women Veterans Summit
Thanks to all who made Virginia Women Veterans Week 2019 a great Success! Highlights of the week may be found below:
Governor Northam Celebrates Virginia Women Veterans Week, click here to learn more.
Virginia Women Veterans Program Manager Bev Vantull and Charlie Palumbo Director, Transition and Employment Programs represented DVS on March 18 to officially kick-of Virginia Women Veterans Week on the CBS6 Virginia This Morning Show!
Click here to view photos from the 2019 Virginia Women Veterans Week Kick Off event.
Click here to view photos from the 2019 Virginia Women Veterans Week Pinning Ceremony at the Sitter & Barfoot Veterans Care Center.
Click here to view photos from the 2019 Virginia Women Veterans Week Pinning Ceremony at the Virginia Veterans Care Center.
Click here to view pinning photos from around the Commonwealth at our benefits offices.
Click here to view photos from the Grace & Grit Program at the Virginia War Memorial.
Women Veterans Article Links
- WIMSA Elects New President, Retired Army Chief Warrant Officer, Phyllis J. Wilson
- Women Veteran Experience Journey Map Released
- AMVETS Elects First Female National Commander in Organization History
- VA's Center for Women Veterans kicks off Women's History Month with 'Trailblazers' campaign
- Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor Updates
- Women’s Mentorship Network
- Transitioning from Military to Civilian: The Unique Challenges of Female Veterans
- Homeless Women Veterans Are Veterans With An Important Difference
- Women Veteran Outreach Update from Leaphy Khim – CSULB, American Legion 43
- Virginia War Memorial Announces “The Mighty Pen” Project Author David L. Robbins to Teach Writing Class for Military Veterans and Others Wishing To Chronicle Their Own Experiences
Resource Links & Service Organizations
- https://www.womensmemorial.org/women-veteran-organizations ( 27 Organizations Nationally)
- Women Veterans Leadership and Diversity Conference
- 2017 Women Veterans Summit Video
- Women Veterans' inspiring true stories ( Make the Connection “Conversations”)
- A Veteran Shares Her Tips For Transitioning From Military To Civilian Life | Money | TIME
- White House Women Vet Champions for Change
- Is this How America Treats Its Female Veterans?
- Female Vets: A Soldier's Story
- Four Women, Four Stories - Military Veteran Documentary