The Wounded Warrior Experience features inspiring stories of sacrifice and recovery from wounded veterans and service members. Hosted by Jennifer Griffin, National Security Correspondent of Fox News Channel, the program touches on issues faced by wounded warriors, the resources available to them, and their successes in moving forward in their lives. The program, now in its nineth year, highlights the importance of aiding America’s heroes during their transition from military to civilian life. Thursday, October 25 from 6 - 10 pm at William G. McGowan Theater - The National Archives (700 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC).
The Mid-Atlantic ADA Center and TransCen, Inc. present and upcoming webinar on Welcoming Veterans with Disabilities into the Workplace. Wednesday, November 7 from 2:00 - 3:30 PM Eastern. This session is designed to educate the business community about veterans with disabilities who are transitioning to the workplace. Participants will explore how to create a welcoming environment for veterans with disabilities and learn about the unique aspects of military culture. The presenters will discuss attitudes and behaviors that can affect veterans with disabilities, and examine how that might impact employee engagement in the business culture.
Healing Waters Fly Fishing Program has started a Frederick Maryland Chapter. Are you a disabled veteran who wants to learn more about fly fishing? Healing Waters is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active service members and veterans through fly fishing and associated activities. Come learn more at the Frederick Chapter open house on Tuesday, October 23rd from 7:00-9:00 PM.
Free Maryland Legal Aid expungement clinic on Saturday, October 20th from 10AM to 12PM in Clinton, MD. Being hosted by Employ Prince George's County and the Prince George's County Workforce Development Board. Registration is required.
This Veterans Day Weekend the Mount Olivet Veterans group presents several events to remember Frederick's veterans in the "Great War" at their WWI Commemoration. November 10 & 11 starting with a candlelight tour of the veteran graves at 7:30pm.
Join Hospice of Frederick County on Wednesday, 10/17 from 6 to 8 P.M. for a screening of "Thank You For Your Service", a powerful 2015 documentary by Tom Donahue that takes aim at the flawed mental health policies within the U.S. Military. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion of community mental health resources. This is a free event but space is limited and registration is recommended.
Come out and visit ServingTogether at the USO Fort Belvoir Fall Fest 2018! Saturday, October 13th from 2PM - 5PM at USO Warrior and Family Center - Ft. Belvoir (5940 9th Street). Open to: Active Duty & Military Dependents. NO Registration Required!
The Economic Development Committee of the Fairfax County Branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), hosts 1st Annual “Veteran and Black Owned Business Expo”. Sat, December 15, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Thomas Jefferson High School 6560 Braddock Road Alexandria, Virginia 22312.
Join Washington National Cathedral –– online or in person –– on Nov. 11, 2018, as we celebrate the resilience of America's military families and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture has two training opportunities for veterans who are exploring the idea of farming as a career, have farms, or are committed to farming in their civilian lives. The program is open to veterans, active duty and reserve personnel, as well as military and veteran spouses.