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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 2nd 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.
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[...]read more