Tag Archives: female warriors

Why is it so tough to reach out to Veterans?

The military community in general is not exactly open and excited about healing offers. Most Veterans acknowledge the work and express gratitude, but are far from asking for help for themselves. If we want to make a difference on a larger scale, we need to understand that the toughest thing for helping Veterans heal is […]

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Women 14% of US Armed Forces and 5% of Homeless Vet Population

For every soldier killed in Iraq and Afghanistan there are about nine who were wounded, compared to only three per death in previous conflicts (Boston Globe). Over 120 American women have been killed and 600 have been wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan (Philadelphia Enquirer). Women make up about 5% of the homeless veteran population, roughly […]

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