Please share below survey with women warriors that may have interest. Any information we can compile on behalf of our women veterans will continue to be extremely useful.
The introduction below is from the survey's author:
Following my medical retirement from the Air Force in 2009, I dealt with several life-changing health conditions. Because I am family nurse practitioner, I recognized the challenge this added to my transition to life as a civilian. As a student of sociology, anthropology and gender studies at the University of South Carolina Aiken, I have discovered that there is very little current research on the experiences of this generation of women warriors as they journey from a military culture to veteran status. This study is focused on what you may have experienced as you transitioned and how it relates to your unique social and cultural identity. I have also given you the opportunity to share, in your own words, how you experienced this transition process.
This survey will not take long (10-15 minutes) and is completely anonymous.The data is de-identified and will be analyzed by myself and my two faculty advisors at the University of South Carolina Aiken. No one else will have access to any of this information.
I am using a "snowball" method to recruit participants, so I am asking you to share this survey with every woman veteran you know that served before and/or after the events of 9/11. During the second phase of this study, I will semi-randomly select eight volunteers to participate in an interview for a $50.00 gift card.
By taking this survey, you are consenting to anonymously contribute your data for our greater good as veterans of one of the Armed Forces of the United States. I am sponsoring this study using the funding I receive from my G.I Bill. My plan now and for the future is to volunteer as an advocate for veterans, women, and patients. To do that, I need your help. This one is for you.