As US celebrates 100 years of health care for military women, veterans say there’s more to be done

As US celebrates 100 years of health care for military women, veterans say there’s more to be done
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The U.S military has historically been  male dominated but. Women have made  contributions since the American  Revolution. However it was exactly a  hundred years ago that women veterans  were first offered Health Care. Through  the Department of Veterans Affair also  known as the VA although the VA. Health  Care has come a long way since 1923  women veterans. I spoke would say more is  needed to address their unique needs.serving her fellow women  veterans it’s very easy to get a  referral you know a lot of people think  

People Think

 that it’s um it’s difficult and it’s a  long process and how long is it going to  be before I receive care which has been  a long-standing stigma of the VA  unfortunately we’ve come very far Amy  Diaz started her U.S army career as a  supply specialist she like Mayfield  turned to nursing after retirement  providing the Special Care women  veterans need.And  challenges  Jessica Mayfield served in the U.S Army  Reserve for 22 years. recognized in the VA hallways she’s a  nurse practitioner who is offering  health care.

Primary Care

We want to be able to have  access to Primary Care and also women’s  services for. Like gynecological  gynecological needs and even mammography  another unique. Care the VA offers one  that’s hard to talk about is sexual salt  last year almost 9 000 sexual assaults  were reported within the military with  more than seven thousand of those  reports occurring to people actively  serving  Navy reservist Susan May speaks about  sexual assault because.that time  20 years ago that I was actually the  patient today Mayfield is more than 


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