Honoring Women Veterans 2024

June 12 is Women Veterans Recognition Day.
VHVtv is Honoring Women Veterans by sharing videos and 1 minute clips from our interviews with Women Veterans as these extraordinary women tell their stories of military service and
working as veteran advocates in their local communities.
Every day should be Veterans Day but today, June 12 is Women Veterans Recognition Day. We honor Women Veterans by telling their stories.

Women's History Month. 
Kate O'Hare Palmer.
June 1 – Kate O’Hare Palmer, U.S. Army Combat Nurse in the Vietnam War and is the National Chairwoman for Women Veterans in the Vietnam Veterans of America.
This video is with 2 Vietnam Veteran Nurses Kate O’Hare Palmer and Marsha Four

June 2 – This video is with Tonya Savice, U.S. Air Force Veteran and the Director of Veterans advocacy of VetArt, the Veterans Art Project.

June 3 – Honoring Women Veterans during June 2024 and here is a video with Jo Keller, U.S. Air Force Veteran.
She is the Commander of the Dept. of CA Military Order of the Purple Heart and the AMVETS CA Chairwoman of Suicide Prevention.
This video is aboutyje AMVETS ONE and the Silent Epidemic

June 4 – This is Jo Keller’s story of why she came a Veterans Advocate
when she retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Master Chief.

June 5 & 6 – VHVtv presents a video today featuring military aviators Graciela Tiscareno-Sato and Olivia Chavez-Carroll.

Grace asks Olivia why she joined the Marines and the Army and how she became an aviator.

Olivia asks Grace how she joined the U.S. Air Force and became an Aircraft Navigator.

June 7 – Kate Weber is a U.S. Army Veteran and a Veterans Advocate. Kate tours the MidPen Media Center TV Studio in Palo Alto, CA.

June 8 – Here is an interview with Carolina Hernandez, a U.S. Navy Veteran, a fashion designer and the Founder of
”Veteran Couture, Inc.” She is a member of the VetArt collective.

June 9 – Here is a 1 Minute Clip about Sandy Dee, a U.S. Army Veteran, her Service Dog, London and her non profit organization,
A Pawsability4Veterans. Sandy Dee is a VHVtv Producer. She is a member of the VetArt collective.


June 10 – VHVtv 1 minute clip is with Tonya Savice, U.S. Air Force veteran. She is a member of the VetArt collective and tells how creating art has helped her to heal from MST.


June 11 – VHVtv clip is “Sisters in Arms, Tell Your Stories!” with Lila Holley, a U.S. Army Veteran. She is the author of the
Camouflaged Sisters Book series, and she encourages Women Veterans to tell their stories! This episode was filmed at the Women Veterans Alliance Unconference in Monterey, CA in October 2019.


June 12 -VHVtv Clip is an interview with Helen Wong, the Commander of AMVETS CA Post 34 San Francisco.
She discusses the importance of volunteering for a Veteran Service Organization like AMVETS.
AMVETS Post 34 members Sheryl Shaffer, C J Reeves and Post Commander Helen Wong at the AMVETS CA State Convention 2022.
Sheryl Shaffer, C J Reeves and Helen Wong of AMVETS Post 34, San Francisco.

June 13 – VHVtv Clip is with Susan J. Farese, a retired military nurse and an author and teaches creative expression through poetry.


June 14 – VHVtv 1 Minute clip is about Lucy Wong and is also known as EV Lu and this clip is about electric vehicles.
She is also an amazing artist and creates quilts and teaches craft making to others. This is our first Virtual Interview.


June 15 – Tami Thacker is the Veterans Services Co-ordinator at the Veterans Resource Center at the University of California Riverside.


June 16 – This clip is with Karina Passi, a USAF Veteran and a drone pilot.


June 17 – Christina Wilkinson is a U.S. Air Force Veteran and the Publisher of the AVOW Magazine and tells us what inspired her to create and publish these stories of Women Veterans. Written by Women Veterans for Women Veterans.


June 18 – Sharing a 1 minute VHVTV Clip about Eldonna Fernandez, a U.S. Air Force Veteran and the Founder of Baskets & Beads Kenya. Women empowering women.


June 19 – VHVtv 1 Minute Clip is with Kiyo Sato, U.S. Air Force Nurse Corp Veteran and Author, “Kiyo’s Story.” She is a member of the VetArt collective.


June 20 – VHVtv Clip is about Renee Hamilton-McNealy, a U.S. Army Reserves Sergeant Major.


June 21 – This clip is with Melissa Washington, the Founder of the Women Veterans Alliance and her outreach to Women Veterans through the WVA Unconferences.


June 22 – Sevrine Banks is a U.S. Army Veteran and tells us how she was the SFC, Sergeant First Class of the first U.S. Army Female Engagement Team in Afghanistan.


June 23 – This VHVtv Clip is with Phyllis Thomas, a U.S. Navy Veteran and an Artist with co-Founder of Unite US, AnnMarie Halterman, US Air Force Veteran.

Phyllis is a member of the VetArt collaborative.

June 24 – VetArt Spoken Word Performance “The Starfish Mentality.” by Tonya Savice, U.S.Air Force Veteran.


June 25 – This clip is an interview with MSG B, Master Sergeant Patricia Baisden is a retired Army Veteran and tells how she helps veterans in her community.

June 26 – GA Rep (D) Sandra Givens Scott is a U.S. Army Veteran and tells us how she became a teacher, school board member and a GA State Representative.


June 27 – Maureen Elias is a U.S. Army Veteran and is a Veterans Advocate.


June 28 – Christina Silva is a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and is the radio host of “The Christina Silva Show.”


June 29 – Sheryl Shaffer served in the Women’s Army Corps from 1968 to 1971 and is a Vietnam Era Veteran. Sheryl is the Producer of Veterans Helping Veterans TV and a member of the Vet Art Collective.


June 30 – Tami Thacker is a U.S. Navy Veteran and the Veterans Services Co-Ordinator at UC Riverside. We are filming 1 half hour show at the Veterans Resource Center at UC Riverside each month beginning 2023.
Tami interviews Student Veteran, Donald Zarate.


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