The VA And Female Veterans

The VA And Female Veterans

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WHO QUALIFIES AS A WOMAN VETERAN?

Any woman who has been an active member of the air, naval, or military, and has not been dishonorably discharged is considered to be a Veteran. There are over 2 million female Veterans in the U.S at present and they tend to be much younger than the male Vets.

WHAT SERVICES DOES THE VA OFFER WOMEN?

The VA offers a variety of primary care services for both chronic and acute illnesses, gender-specific care, preventative care, as well as other services. The medical staff are experts in various fields, including:

Gynecology
Mammography
Counseling
Environmental exposure and military exposure
Military-related sexual trauma care and counseling
General care and other procedures are also available

Any woman who is a Veteran can apply for VA health care, as well as other benefits offered by the organization by simply filling out the VA form (10-10EZ), which is accessible online as well as on paper.

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