Sergeant Lisamarie Wiley – Phenomenal Women Veteran

Sergeant Lisamarie Wiley stepped on a IED while performing her duties as an Army interrogator in Afghanistan. She has since become an outspoken advocate for better designed prosthetics for women veterans. Recently, she has teamed up with The Girls' Lounge, the VA and Stratasys to work on new innovative designs that may be as easy to acquire as the push of a printer button. … [Read more...]

National Movement Helps Veterans Become Farmers

Here is a great article about the national movement to help veterans become farmers. To some from urban areas, this might seem trite, but its a great initiative. The Farmer Veteran Coalition has more than 5000 members across the U.S. and has considerable federal support. Read the Full article: National movement helps veterans become farmers Ireland is part of a … [Read more...]

A Phenomenal Woman Veteran and Her Quest for a Foot that Fit

This is an incredibly inspirational story about Army Sgt. Brenda Reed and her quest for a woman's foot. The article also highlights some of the challenges for women veterans in the VA health system. Read the Full article: One female veteran’s epic quest for a ‘foot that fits’ Every morning for more than two years, retired Army Sgt. Brenda Reed had the infuriating … [Read more...]

Top VA Health Official Outlines Five Ways to Transform Access to Care

Over the last few days, we've heard/read reports about how a little more than 300,000 veterans have died while waiting for VA Health care. This article came out today and outlines five ways David Shilkin, the Veterans Affairs Undersecretary of Health, wants to fix some of the challenges the veterans have in the timely access of care. That top article has been … [Read more...]

Two In Five Military Women Endure Sexual Trauma During Service

This shouldn't be stunning if you've been paying attention to the reports that have been coming out over the last few years. If you are interested, there is a link in the below article that will take you to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, online publication from July 29, 2015. There you can find all the reference links used during the study. Read the Full … [Read more...]