• VAU Accessible Cabin Retreat – Oct 26-29

    Join Veterans & Athletes United for an all-inclusive relaxing long weekend at our accessible 7-bedroom cabin retreat Oct 26-29 in Boone, NC. Open to Active duty or Veteran families, couples, and individuals. Eligibility criteria 70% or greater disability rating. Limited availability first come first serve.

  • Blue Star Caregivers Community Family Event

    Join fellow Caregivers and their families on an exclusive tour of the exterior of the Washington National Cathedral. Saturday, October 21st from 2:30-4:30pm. Registration is required.

  • 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.

  • Warrior Herd – Couples Workshop – Oct 15

    Project Horse Empowerment Center in Purcellville, VA will be hosting a Warrior Herd Couples Workshop on Saturday, October 15 from 1 – 3 pm. Warrior Herd™ is comprised of 12 monthly wellness groups to support and enhance the interpersonal relationships between veterans and members of their families. Applications have now opened for Warrior Herd™. Applications due by October 10th.

  • Fall Fest – Oct 21

    USO Fort Belvoir will be hosting Fall Fest on Saturday, October 21st from 2PM – 5PM at USO Warrior and Family Center – Ft. Belvoir (5940 9th Street). Open to: Active Duty & Military Dependents. NO Registration Required! Info Booths from Local Vendors, Face Painting, Moon Bounce, Pumpkin Patch & Decoration Station, Costumed Photo Booth, Giveaways, Mad Scientist Lab, Cookie Decorating, Music and much more!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • SemperFit Health Fair & Walk/Run at Work Day – Sept 14

    Semper Fit Health Fair and Football Combine and the Marine Corps Marathon National Walk/Run at Work Day will be held on Thursday, September 14, at Butler Stadium at MCB Quantico. The rain location will be inside the Barber Physical Activity Center.

  • Child Care Resources for Military Families – Sept 14

    The Fort Belvoir Collaborative will be holding their monthly meeting on Thursday, September 14 from 12 – 2 pm at the USO on Fort Belvoir. It will be a topic-driven discussion on Child Care Resources for Military Families on and around Fort Belvoir. We’ll have representatives from: Fort Belvoir Child & Youth Services, Fairfax County Office for Children, and Easter Seals Child Development Center. Join in on the discussion to learn about programs and services available for military families in the region, and have an opportunity to learn, ask questions, network and share. To ensure available space, registration for this meeting is required.

  • 9/11 Heroes Run – Alexandria – Sept 9

    The 9/11 Heroes Run 5k +1/2M family fun run/walk will be held on Saturday, September 9 at 9:00 AM at Carl Sandburg Middle School in Alexandria, VA. Runners and walkers of all levels and of all ages are welcome. Events take place all over the world, on or near September 11th, and are 100% organized by local community volunteers. It is the perfect opportunity for your community to personally come out and thank your local veterans, their families, and first responders in an annual, fun, and family friendly environment!