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'We Shall Keep the Faith'

AWV Gear is a program of American Women Veterans Foundation that helps to raise awareness about the service of women in the US military. Our store's goals include ensuring that 2.2 million women veterans in America today know their service is honored and remembered. This is especially true for our fallen sisters who are so often overlooked because many still believe that women don't serve in combat.Memorial Day is celebrated as a vacation weekend in May to ring in summer break but to veterans, it is so much more than just a holiday - it's a day of remembering the humble sacrifice of our nation's heroes. And it's our responsibility to ensure that they are always remembered and never forgotten.The red poppy as a symbol has a long and...

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This has been a dream that was a long-time coming. From the earliest days of the organization, through a deployment, and subsequent "Founder Burnout," it is finally here. It's modest and nothing fancy but the important thing is that we're putting one boot in front of the other and taking this march in one step at a time. The idea of starting something like this has been overwhelming since my return from the last deployment but it really couldn't wait any longer. We are still a tiny organization run by yours truly, a contractor that helps us with social media, and an ever-dedicated group of advisors who have never given up on the vision for this organization. Until very recently,...

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