The Flagpole e-Newsletter
Edition 60 | October 20th, 2020
The U.S. Army Women's Foundation
Honor ~ Empower ~ Connect
Mighty News Stories
Soldier and Boxer Naomi Graham Has Her Eyes on Olympic Gold: 'I Never Would've Imagined' It
The Army active-duty soldier— who was recently named one of USA Boxing's team captains and will compete at the Tokyo Summer Games next year — tells PEOPLE, "I never would've imagined that I'd be on this level representing the U.S. Army, representing Team USA."
Soldier shoots her way to Olympic dream

Many Soldiers join the Army as a step towards achieving their goals and dreams. That was reversed for one Soldier going through Advanced Individual Training on Fort Jackson. She qualified for the Olympics in a sport equally suited for the Army – marksmanship.
Share Your Story
We are looking for submissions from Army Women and their families. The US Army Women's Foundation is dedicated to empowering, honoring, and being a dynamic advocate for telling the stories of Army Women and Veterans. We want to know how you or your family member has made an impact or difference in the U.S. Army, and/ or how the Army has changed or impacted your life. Please attach photos with your submission and a completed draft of the story that you would like to be shared. Stories will be on the US Army Women's Foundation Website, and they will be highlighted on our social media and newsletters.

Are you ready to share your story?
Click the button below to email your story to the US Army Women's Foundation:

October is Mental Health Month
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs has multiple mental health services and resources for veterans, active duty soldiers, and their families.

Last year over 1.7 million veterans received mental health services from the VA. The VA provides counseling, medication, therapy, and combination of these as treatment.
The Psychological Health Center of Excellence works with veterans, service members, and their families to advance excellence in psychological healthcare, readiness, and prevention.

Click the button below to view sources that are made available to you!
Share Your Birthday With AWF!
Make YOUR day a power-packed day. Create a birthday fundraiser on Facebook as a popular way to give back to a cause you're passionate about on your special day. Creating a Facebook birthday fundraiser is an opportunity to bring people together for the purpose of reaching a common goal. What better way to unite people than with a birthday or other special date?

Click the button Below to start a Facebook Fundraiser:
Visit our website and follow us on Facebook & Twitter.
Shop with AmazonSmile While Supporting the Army Women's Foundation
Did you know that you can support US Army Women's Foundation while shopping on AmazonSmile? If you are not in the loop on AmazonSmile let us explain, Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
How to create a fundraising campaign:

  1. Click on (icon with coins) Fundraising Campaigns in the left-hand menu of your latest news.
  2. Click on Fundraising .
  3. Select a non-profit or charitable organization .
  4. Find a charity, choose a cover photo, and fill in the details for your fundraising campaign.
  5. Click Create .

You can also download the Smilematic chrome extension which automatically redirects you to AmazonSmile.

The Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) is an organization dedicated to the Army Nurse Corps and its Officers. We are a voluntary membership organization consisting of Army nurses who are Active Duty, Reserve, or National Guard, whether currently serving, previously served, or retired.
The Pritzker Military Foundation seeks to support similar non-profit organizations that preserve American Military History, that restore historic military artifacts and make them accessible to the public, and that provide services and essential resources to active duty military, veterans and families of service members in all branches of the United States Armed Forces.
Army Women's Foundation | (804) 734-3078 | |