• Free Writing Workshop for Veterans at Montgomery County Public Libraries

    Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is offering a free six-session workshop open for veterans, service members, and their adult family members. The six-session workshop will take place at the Rockville Memorial library, 21 Maryland Ave., Rockville, on Saturdays, September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28 & November 4 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Registration is required.

  • Free Workshop on Compassion Fatigue & Burnout for Those Working with Veterans and Others

    October 17, 2017 from 9:00am – 12:00pm. Registration is required. Burnout and secondary traumatic stress/compassion fatigue are some of the terms used to describe the emotional impact that some providers experience when working with individuals who have experienced traumatic events. This dynamic and interactive training will provide information on how to recognize signs of secondary trauma/compassion fatigue and burnout and how to overcome these through self-care and self-soothing techniques. 3 continuing education credit hours available.

  • Run for EveryMind 5K September 17th

    Join us as we run and walk through the trees and trails of Meadowbrook Park for our 2nd Annual RunforEveryMind! Montgomery County Road Runners Club will time the 5K course using the IPICO Sportag Transponder system. This is a USATF sanctioned event. Online registration closes at 12pm on 9/15. Registration also available on 9/16 at Road Runner Sports in Rockville from 3-8pm and on race day, 9/17 at Meadowbrook Park in Chevy Chase.

  • Modern Day Marine Expo – Quantico – Sept 19-21

    Modern Day Marine Expo will be held on MCB Quantico 19 Sept. through 21 Sept. Marine Military Expositions showcase the latest innovations in military equipment and systems, designed specifically to address the evolving, expeditionary needs of the Marine Corps. Join us in preparing today’s Marines for the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

  • Fort Belvoir Oktoberfest – Sept 28 thru Oct 1

    Fort Belvoir’s Family and MWR hosts one of the most anticipated events of the year: The 21st annual Oktoberfest! Located at Fremont Field on Fort Belvoir, September 28 – October 1. Oktoberfest is a four-day festival that highlights authentic German cuisine, beverages, music, and dancing. Enjoy an exciting carnival, Volksmarch 10K Walk, a vendor market (Specker Field House), and much more. This is a fun-filled event geared toward the whole family!

  • Friendship Walks to End Homeless – Nov 4

    Friendship Walks to end homelessness will be held on Saturday, November 4 from 10:30 am – 12 pm in DC at the National Mall. Proceeds go to support Friendship Place.

  • Job Fair – Winchester, VA – Oct 23

    VFW Post 2123 and the VEC have joined together to put on a job fair on October 23rd at the National Guard Armory, 181 Pendleton Drive, Winchester VA from 10 AM to 4 PM. Veterans are encouraged to attend.

  • Military and First Responders Appreciation Weekend – Sept 16 & 17

    Gaver Farm is hosting the Military and First Responders Appreciation Weekend this Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 6 pm in Mt Airy, MD with Farm Market, free hayrides, pick your own pumpkins and apples and Fall Fun Festival featuring over 50 activities including a corn maze, farm animals, mini mazes, giant slides, pedal karts, corn bin, combine slide, jumping pillow and much more.

  • Loudoun Salute to Military, Veterans and their families – Oct 28

    The Loudoun Salute to Military, Veterans and their families will be held on Saturday, October 28 from 10:30 – 4 pm with special entertainment from 12 – 1 pm at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, VA.

  • Special Presentation: Bridging the Veteran and Non-Veteran World – “Is Anyone Listening?”

    The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs Presents a screening & post screening discussion of “Is Anybody Listening?” Tuesday, September 19th 6-8pm in Rockville MD. Free and open to the public.