Women Veterans Connect, Inc.

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omen Veterans Connect, Inc. (WVC) is a registered nonprofit corporation in California. We're building an innovative online resource for women who have served in the United States military—one that works on their terms. The comprehensive web-based platform is designed to strengthen community partnerships and improve services and resources serving all veterans with a commitment to successful community reintegration.


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Women in the Military

Active Duty Armed Forces14%

National Guard and Reserves18%

all new recruits20%


of our nation's population serve in the military.

Women Veteran Population

California: ~185k (the 2nd largest in the nation)

Nationwide: 2.2M

8% of the veteran population

This number is projected to DOUBLE over the next 20 years.

Period of Military Service of Women Veterans

Gulf War (Post 9/11)27.7%

Gulf War (Pre 9/11)23.7%

Vietnam Era12.7%


World War II5.0%

Peacetime only27.6%

Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Women Veteran Profile, February, 2013.
Prepared by the National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics.

Latest Posts

Santa Clara County American Legion Recognizes Dynamic Women in Service

On Saturday, April 4, 2015, women who have made noteworthy and significant contributions to the community of military personnel, Veterans and their families in the[...]

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Failure Isn’t Failing

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The Importance of Being Called a Woman

We are women. In the military, you’ll often hear a service member tell another to: “Man up.” “Quit being a pussy!” “You are being a[...]

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