As the Author of the #1 Amazon National-International Best Seller War Memoir “Battling the Storm Within” about living 20 years undiagnosed with PTSD, MST and the GWI. My mission is to empower others to address their own personal traumas, be healed, restored and live again. I believe in telling the truth, living the truth and being the truth. I will share the truth for it sets you free. I have battled my storm that was within me and won, so can you! Peace and blessings Sgt. Stephanie J. Shannon
Battling the Storm Within
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Women veterans say they need to have a seat at the table
1 in 4 women veterans have experienced being cat-called, stared at, or been on the receiving end of sexually derogatory comments when visiting a VA facility.
This number came from a VA study published in the Journal of Women’s Health Issues and was the topic of concern among House lawmakers at a hearing to discuss the cultural barriers women veterans face when trying to access care at VA.