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Program to help homeless female vets opens

The second such effort nationwide is a partnership between the YWCA of Oahu and U.S. VETS

By Sarah Zoellick

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 05, 2013

~~<p>Hawaii celebrated two national milestones in as many days this week: the establishment of the country's second program designed to help homeless female veterans, and the swearing in of two female U.S. House members, both vets with ties to the state.</p>
<p>&quot;The first female combat veterans of the United States have just been elected to the Congress &hellip; and they're both from Hawaii,&quot; Gov. Neil Abercrombie said Friday during a ceremony marking the start of the homeless program, a collaborative effort between The United States Veterans Initiative of Hawaii and the YWCA of Oahu.</p>
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Hawaii celebrated two national milestones in as many days this week: the establishment of the country's second program designed to help homeless female veterans, and the swearing in of two female U.S. House members, both vets with ties to the state.

"The first female combat veterans of the United States have just been elected to the Congress … and they're both from Hawaii," Gov. Neil Abercrombie said Friday during a ceremony marking the start of the homeless program, a collaborative effort between The United States Veterans Initiative of Hawaii and the YWCA of Oahu. Login for more...



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