Announcements

  • Warrior Canine Connection Seeking Applicants for Paid Internship Program

    WCC will offer a one-year paid Internship for Veterans and Military Family Members. The goal of the Internship is for all participants to acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes to work as Mobility Service Dog Trainers with proficiency in WCC’s Mission Based Trauma Recovery model.

  • The Art of Being a Military-Connected Child – Call for the Arts

    Calling kids from all over the world, every service, and all ages! Show us what it means to be a military kid through drawings, paintings, poems, or essays.
    In celebration of our 20th Anniversary and sponsored by Target, the 2017/2018 Call for the Arts campaign will raise visibility of military and veteran-connected children and the sacrifices they experience through military lifestyle. The Art of Being a Military-Connected Child is open to all civilian and military-connected students, Pre-K through high school. All submissions must be postmarked by December 31, 2017.

  • District of Columbia Veterans Appreciation Employment Expo 11/30

    A District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) VETERANS ONLY “Employment Fair” with an assembly of veteran friendly Employers, Apprenticeship programs and Training vendors seeking to hire and or train veterans in their respective organizations. An opportunity for veterans seeking employment, apprenticeship information and or training/vocational certifications a platform and format to meet their employment goals. Preregistration is required.

  • ServingTogether Kicks Off New Community Partnership with IVMF

    On Monday, November 13th Serving Together, a program of EveryMind announced a new community partnership with the Institute of Veterans and Military Families’ at Syracuse University (IVMF).

  • MOVA Launches Pilot Transportation Program

    The Mayor’s Office on Veterans Affairs (“MOVA”) is launching a pilot transportation program for District of Columbia (DC) veterans with the Department of For-Hire Vehicles. Residency and income restrictions apply.

  • Blue Star Families Releases Results of 2017 Military Family Lifestyle Survey

    The largest of its kind, Blue Star Families’ annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey is one of the most important resources for understanding the current state of the military community.

  • How do we Coordinate Service Delivery to our Veterans? Strategy Session #1 – Nov 13

    ServingTogether, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families & Maryland Community Leaders invite you to join Strategy Session #1 – How do we coordinate service delivery to our veterans? A new community partnership with AmericaServes. Monday, November 13 from 10 am – 12 pm at Henry M Jackson Foundation in Bethesda.

  • Vets Hike Across Maryland November 11th

    Join Veterans Hike Across Maryland on Veterans Day, November 11th for the fifth and final section of this year’s MD hike from Gathland State Park to Harpers Ferry. Hikes are free to veterans who have registered and agreed to complete a short survey. The purpose of the hikes are to introduce veterans to the physical and mental benefits of hiking in a wilderness setting. Hikes will be led by trained, volunteer hike leaders from the Mid-Atlantic Hiking Group, in small groups of approximately 15 to 20 hikers per hike leader.

  • Homeless Resource Day November 16th

    The Nadim Khan Memorial Homeless Resource Day is November 16th, 9am-2pm in Gaithersburg. Free Lunch. Free Ride on Bus transportation provided.

  • Veterans Claims Clinic November 10 & 11th

    Free claims clinic open to all veterans. November 10 & 11th, 9am-5pm. Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center. Presented by Women Veterans Interactive and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Appointments recommended.