Events

  • Shenandoah River Overnight Camping & Kayaking Trip – July 6-9

    Come join the George Washington Chapter of Heroes on the Water on the beautiful Shenandoah River for three nights of camping at Shenandoah River State Park July 6-9. FREE kayak fishing excursion for injured or sick service members and veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces and their family members.

  • Caregivers Coffee Chat – July 11

    Come relax with other caregivers and enjoy a free cup of coffee, courtesy of Blue Star Families

  • Blue Star Caregivers Family Event: The Phillips Collection – July 13

    Blue Star Caregivers is hosting a family event on Thursday, July 13 at The Phillips Collection in DC.

  • 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.

  • You’re Invited to the DC VA Mental Health Summit 2017

    The Mental Health Summit will bring together key stakeholders and community partners with the goal of enhancing access to mental health services and addressing the mental healthcare needs of Veterans and their family members. This year’s theme will be “Justice Involved Veterans”.

  • The American Legion Department of Virginia Hiring Fair – July 13

    Join Hiring Our Heroes and The American Legion Department of Virginia Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM for a job fair for veterans, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon, Virginia 20171.

  • 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.

  • Vet-Working – June 20

    The Veterans Committee of The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) invite you to join their June Vet-Working Event created especially for the veteran and military entrepreneur community, and veterans in the workplace. Will be held on Tuesday, June 20 from 7:30 am – 9 am at 6564 Loisdale Court, Suite 600 in Springfield, VA. Vet-working is a breakfast networking opportunity hosted by the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s veterans committee. In addition to networking they’ll have a brief presentation from Insperity. Through its HR outreach services Insperity helps businesses succeed by taking care of the things that could be distracting from the bigger picture. Come for the networking. Enjoy some breakfast. Learn from the speaker.

  • Ride to Zero – End Veteran Suicide

    The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Associations is hosting their first annual Ride to Zero. An annual poker run to end veteran suicide. Saturday, August 26 in Woodstock, MD. Registration is required.

  • SURVIVING SECONDARY TRAUMA AND COMPASSION FATIGUE IN TURBULENT TIMES – JUNE 15, 2017

    Today’s unprecedented environment of uncertainty affects both clients and mental health professionals in unique ways. This dynamic and interactive training will provide information on how to recognize secondary trauma and compassion fatigue in mental health professionals and how to overcome these through self-care and self-soothing techniques. June 15, 2017 9am – 12noon, Rockville, MD. Registration is required.