Community

  • Volunteers Needed for National Memorial Day Parade

    The American Veteran center is looking for additional volunteers for the annual National Memorial Day Parade in Washington DC on May 29th. If you haven’t made plans, grab family and friends to join our American Legion Auxiliary Unit in serving for this amazing event.

  • Veterans Recognition & Resource Day July 10th Frederick, MD

    Save the Date! Veterans, family members and the community invited to the Frederick County Department of Aging’s Veteran Recognition & Resource Day event. Monday, July 10th from 9am-2pm at the Frederick Senior Center. Lunch provided. Registration required.

  • Loudoun Habitat for Humanity Home Repair Program

    Loudoun Habitat for Humanity’s Home Repair Program covers tasks such as: exterior painting, shell material repairs, landscaping, building or repairing ramps or sheds, building or repairing a porch or deck, gutter repair and cleaning, sidewalk repair, other external cleanup, weatherization, and critical home repair. See more details for eligibility requirements.

  • Memorial Day Observances in Montgomery County

    A list of a few of the Memorial Day events in Rockville and Gaithersburg, MD.

  • George C Marshall High School – Field of Honor – May 26-29

    On May 26-29th, George C. Marshall High School’s Class of 2019 will celebrate the Memorial Day holiday by creating a Field of Honor in front of the high school along Route 7.

    We invite you to support the Field of Honor and the class of 2019 by sponsoring a flag (s) to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military or to recognize the service of a veteran or an active duty service member.

    For each flag sold, GCM will make a donation to ServingTogether and can send an e-card to the family or the honoree to let them know they have been honored with a photo of the Field of Honor.

  • Takoma Park Independence Day Parade Seeking Veteran Participants

    The Takoma Park Independence Day Committee is eager to bring a greater representation of the veterans community into the parade. If you or an organization you are a part of may be interested in participating, we would love to have you!

  • Free Frederick Keys Tickets for Veterans!

    The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes and the Frederick Keys honor our veterans at a special game on July 3rd at 7pm. Free tickets for Veterans.

  • Arcadia Mania – Volunteer Opportunity with Mission Continues – June 3

    Mobilize with DC 5th Platoon as we reinforce the farming infrastructure at Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture near Mount Vernon in Alexandria, VA on June 3 from 9:30 am- 3:30 pm. Fun opportunity to volunteer for the entire family!

  • The Impact of Loss on Our Military Community

    This free workshop will be held Wednesday May 10 from 7-9pm in Gaithersburg, MD. Hosted by Hospice Caring.

  • DC VA Town Hall Meeting May 3rd

    The American Legion invites all D.C. area veterans and their family members to a town hall meeting 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, inside of the auditorium at the VA Hospital, 50 Irving Street NW, Washington, D.C. to discuss their VA care.