United States Department of Veterans Affairs
United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Center for Women Veterans




In November 1994, Public Law 103-446 established   the Center for Women Veterans in the Department of Veterans Affairs under the Office of the Secretary. The primary mission of the Center for Women Veterans is to review VA programs and services for women veterans, and assure that women veterans receive benefits and services on a par with male veterans, encounter no discrimination in their attempt to access them, and are treated with the respect, dignity, and understanding by VA service providers.

Director, Center for Women Veterans
Irene Trowell-Harris, RN, Ed.D

Associate Director, Center for Women Veterans
Betty Moseley Brown, Ed.D.

25 Most Frequently Asked Questions and Responses   

Center for Women Veterans Fact Sheet










Capt. Juliana Sangiorgio (wearing glasses), aircraft commander, thanks  members of her crew after completing a flight from Germany. They are the first Air Force all female flight crew to fly an overseas mission. The women flew a C-141 MEDEVAC aircraft from McGuire to Rhein Main Air Base, West Germany, with a stop over at Lajes Field, Azores.



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