VA Advisory Committee on Women Veterans will conduct a virtual site visit on September 21-24, 2020

WIDE SHARING PLEASE:

08/12/2020 – Save the Date! The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Advisory Committee on Women Veterans will conduct a virtual site visit on September 21-24, 2020, with the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 22: Desert Pacific Healthcare Network and the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) in Tucson, AZ. This virtual meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include overview briefings on programs and services for Arizona’s women Veterans from VISN 22, SAVAHCS, the Phoenix Regional Office, National Cemetery of Arizona, the Office of Tribal Government Relations, and the Arizona Department of Veterans Services. Information about accessing the meeting will be posted, when available.

Background

The Advisory Committee on Women Veterans (ACWV) was established and chartered in November 1983 by Public Law 98-160. The Advisory Committee on Women Veterans assesses the needs of women Veterans, with respect to VA programs such as compensation, rehabilitation, outreach, healthcare, etc. The Committee reviews VA’s programs, activities, research projects and other initiatives designed to meet the needs of women Veterans; and makes recommendations to the Secretary on ways to improve, modify, and affect change in programs and services for women Veterans and follows up on all those recommendations.