Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) is the voice of women in the military and a member-driven community network advocating for the individual and collective needs of service women past, present and future.
When it was founded
SWAN was founded in 2007
Priority of SWAN
SWAN is guided by the priorities of its members, who included thousands of women and men, service members and civilians alike. It is also committed to seeing that all service women receive the opportunities, protections, benefits and respect they deserve. Its goal is to ensure all service women have access to the information, tools and support they need to reach their personal and professional goals during and following their years of service.
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The mission of SWAN is to support, connect and advocate for service women past, present and future.
Legacy of SWAN
SWAN has played a major role in shaping the outcome of many important issues effecting women in the service including opening all military jobs to service women, holding offenders accountable in the military justice system, eliminating barriers to disability claims for those who have experienced military trauma, and expanding access to services for a broad range of reproductive healthcare services.
What they do
SWAN’s which is committed to advancing the interests of service women past, present and future is focused on three key areas which are unify, support and impact. Individually these areas represent specific efforts and activities that deliver real and immediate value to our members; collectively they are a demonstration of our full mission in action.
SWAN is a unique community which enables service women to connect and unite with their peers and create opportunities to improve their lives together.
The community offers valuable programs that enable their members to get involved and work side-by-side to positively influence the issues that are important to them.
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The community also provides the forum exclusively for service women, connecting them in ways never before possible and creating meaningful and powerful relationships that improves their lives.
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