Events

  • 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!

  • Mindful Memorial Day Event May 27th Arlington Cemetary

    Guests and volunteers invited to participate in the 2017 Mindful Memorial Day Event to honor the fallen May 27-29, 2017.

  • Mental Health Consequences of Human Trafficking CE Event

    Thursday May 8th from 9am-12pm. 3 continuing education (CE) credit hours. Registration is required.

  • Fort Belvoir Military Spouse Networking Reception and Hiring Fair – May 23 & 24

    Hiring Our Heroes will be hosting a Military Spouse Program Career Event on May 23 & 24, 2017. Event will include a special catered networking reception on May 23 from 7 – 9 pm at Captial One Headquarters in McLean and a hiring fair on May 24 from 10 am – 1 pm at the Fort Belvoir Community Center. Free & open to all military spouses, Gold Star spouses, military members, veterans, employers and service organizations.

  • 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.

  • The Veteran & Military Spouse Entrepreneur & Resource Event – May 24

    The American Legion, The GCO Consulting Group and The Veteran Market are excited to announce our upcoming Veteran and Military Spouse Entrepreneur & Resource Event at the American Legion Post 176 in Springfield, VA on May 24th. Admission for Veterans, National Guard, Active Duty, Spouses, Caregivers and additional family is FREE.

  • Save the Date – Annual VA Mental Health Summit 9/12/17

    This year’s summit will focus on Justice Involved veterans. We hope to bring together mental health providers from the community and the VA, along with select members of law enforcement, including judges and police. Registration is open and required.

  • DC VA Medical Center’s Welcome Home Event – June 6

    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center partner to invite you to a Welcome Home Event! Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889 in the Morale, Welfare & Recreation Gym, Building 17, First Floor. An appreciation event to honor recently returned combat-OEF/OIF/OND/OIR Veterans, active duty service members, their families,as well as, Veterans of all eras. Lunch, Information on Services and Benefits, and a Relaxation Corner will be provided. We will also be visited by Retired NFL Players.

  • 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.

  • Free Dentistry Day – May 6 – Leesburg

    Residents in the Leesburg community and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at Neibauer Dental Care – Leesburg on Saturday, May 6. During Free Dentistry Day, a choice of one free cleaning, filling or simple extraction will be provided per patient on Saturday, May 6, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. at 1610 Village Market Blvd SE, Suite 130 in Leesburg.