VA is improving access to benefits and services for our women Veterans, including virtual options for health, reproductive, and mental health care. VA is also available for refilling prescriptions, domestic violence assistance, and accessing the Veterans Crisis Line and Women Veterans Call Center.
Providing "advocacy, empowerment, interaction, outreach, and unification" for women Veterans. With national chapters and events, find your community and learn more about how to transition from the military to civilian life.
Podcast: Air Force Veteran Aerial "Big Swole" Johnson Wrestles Challenges into Success
Air Force Veteran Aerial Johnson, AKA "Big Swole," was told that because of her severe case of Crohns, she couldn't have children or do intense sports. But Aerial showed that with discipline, anything is possible.
This mother shares how her service helped her to overcome her diagnosis and become a professional wrestler in All Elite Wrestling (AEW). Find out more about Big Swole in the 200th episode of Borne the Battle.
Free Online Training for Transitioning Women Service Members
VA is easing women service members' transition from active duty with its Women's Health Transition Training program, which offers free online sessions on VA benefits and services for women, including eligibility and enrollment for VA health care. These are live, interactive, and confidential sessions offered Monday through Friday, during June and July.
Health care is more than treating an illness or symptom. VA's Whole Health resources can help women Veterans take control of their health and well-being by providing skills and support to make lifestyle changes based on what is important to you. Explore self-care strategies and complementary therapies such as nutrition, exercise, meditation, and personal development, along with conventional medical care.
Did you know that two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women? Or that more than 60% of caregivers for those with dementia and Alzheimer's disease are women? VA offers support and services for Veterans with dementia and their caregivers.