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Women Veterans

Oct 2017 | | |

In 2017, IAVA launched our groundbreaking campaign, #SheWhoBorneTheBattle, focused on recognizing the service of women veterans and closing gaps in care provided to them by the VA. We fought hard for top-down culture change in the VA for the more than 345,000 women who have fought in our current wars–and for all Americans. It’s a fight that still continues.

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“A woman could not qualify for decorations I earned as an infantryman. I think that is wrong... the fact that a woman, due to being born a woman, is barred from service. It's antiquated and below us.”
—Male IAVA Member