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[ABOVE] Veteran finds empowerment, sense of family through adaptive sports

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Army Veteran seeks to inspire others through adaptive sports

Deanna Callender has learned to focus without sight.  In 2007, the Army and Army National Guard Veteran was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease that would eventually take her eyesight. The news was anything but tragic for her.

Actress becomes spy for Union

Veterans Legacy Program: Major Pauline Cushman, actress turned Union Spy

Major Pauline Cushman lived a life full of adventure and travel. She spent the majority of her life pursuing a career as an actress. In 1863, during the Civil War, she was presented with the greatest acting role of her life. She became a spy for the Union.


Making “herstory:” Profiles of dedicated women Veterans still serving

Join us in celebrating the thousands of women who have served our nation.  March is Women’s History Month, but our women Veterans are changing lives and making herstory every single day. Here are a few women Veterans making an impact.

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This week we honor Army Nurse Corps Veteran Dona Mills-Bozman.

Dona served during World War II from 1942 to 1946. She joined the Army Nurse Corps after the bombing of Pearl Harbor when she was working at the New Orleans Charity Hospital.

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