Category Archives: Women Vets

VETERANS DAY 2016–A PALL AND A POX OVER OUR LAND

As I sit down this morning to put fingers to keyboard, my heart is heavy. Our Country, whom you and I fought to preserve Democracy for, now indulges in a free-for-all of anger and retribution. Internecine warfare is even rending … Continue reading

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What the heck is a kiedove?

It’s a word I made up–a simple anagram–from Dovekie (also Little Auk), an Arctic sea bird I’ve never had the pleasure to see in the feather. The happy, beautiful Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) describes them:  Little auks float on the waves … Continue reading

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DAV’s excellent report out–Women Veterans: The Long Journey Home

Some of the topics, as they relate to post 9/11 female vets, include the following:  wounded in action, limb loss and amputation, traumatic brain injury, mental health, suicide, VA health care system, VA Mental Health Care, legal problems, military sexual … Continue reading

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