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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.
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 largest in the nation)
Period of Military Service of Women Veterans
Gulf War (Post 9/11)27.7%
Gulf War (Pre 9/11)23.7%
World War II5.0%
Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Women Veteran Profile, February, 2013.
Prepared by the National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics.
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