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Resources for Women Veterans
Organizations for Women Veterans - Branch specific
Army Nurse Corps Association
Originally established in 1977 as the Retired Army Nurse Corps Association, ANCA is a voluntary organization of, by, and for United States Army Nurse Corps officers. Membership is open to members of the US Army Nurse Corps who are currently serving or formerly served on active duty or in active service in a reserve component, or have retired from active or reserve component service.
Navy Nurse Corps Association
Navy Nurse Corps Association is a non-profit, national organization dedicated to bringing Navy Nurses together. Membership is open to women who were or are currently serving as a Navy Nurse. Any Navy Nurse Corps Officer, whether Active Duty, Reserves, Retired, or Honorably Discharged, may join the NNCA.
WAVES National is a Sea Service women's organization for women who have served or are currently serving in one of the sea services; U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard or Reserves.
Women Marines Association
Open to women who served honorably or are serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Women's Army Corps Veterans Association
Current, former or retired women members of the Army who have served honorably on active duty in the Army of the United States (AUS), Regular Army (RA), Army National Guard (ANG) and the United States Army Reserve (USAR) the Army Nurse Corps (ANC), the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), or the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in commissioned, warrant, non-commissioned or enlisted status for 90 days or more, after 14 May 1942.
Support Groups and Organizations
Grace After Fire
Grace After Fire provides support for and helps women Veterans of the United States military who are returning from active duty so that they can re-engage as mothers, wives and daughters in civilian life.
American Women Veterans
American Women Veterans is the nation’s preeminent, non-partisan, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of servicewomen, veterans and their families. We welcome veterans and supporters from all eras and branches of service.
Women Veteran Interactive
Supporting women veterans through advocacy, empowerment, interaction, outreach and unification.
Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN)
SWAN’s mission is to transform military culture by securing equal opportunity and freedom to serve without discrimination, harassment or assault; and to reform veterans’ services to ensure high quality health care and benefits for women veterans and their families.
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