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Heroes on the Water 2018 Event Schedule

Heroes on the Water provides kayak fishing events to our Nation’s Warriors, First Responders and their families in an effort to calm “The Storm Within.” Kayak fishing provides both physical and mental therapeutic benefits, through exposure to the outdoors and being part of a community. Register now for the upcoming 2018 events.

Monthly VETOGA Classes

VETOGA will be holding monthly Yoga classes in Northern Virginia. These classes are free for veterans and active service personnel.

Healthy Recipe Cooking Class – Jan 11

Join the USO Warrior and Family Center at Fort Belvoir for a healthy cooking class on Thursday, January 11 at 5:30 pm instructed by a Chef Johnny from The Mission Kitchen, LLC. The class will offer the opportunity to learn and prepare healthy meals. Open to all active duty and their dependents. No registration required.

Clean Up Your Diet. Clean Up Your Life.

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals will host an evening of Health and Wellness on Wednesday, January 17th @6pm. Join holistic health coach Eleanor Duelley to hear about integrating more whole foods into your life. This is a free event. Registration is required.

American Red Cross Launches Mind-Body Workshops

To help members of the military and their families recover and heal from their service, the American Red Cross has created a new series of workshops that engages both the mind and body to address common stress reactions.

Warrior Herd: Couples Workshop – Jan 13

Project Horse Empowerment Center in Purcellville, VA will be hosting a Warrior Herd Couples Workshop on Saturday, January 13 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 January 1st.

Community Caregiver Event – Wellness Workshop – Jan 6

Join BlueStarFamilies and make yourself a priority in 2018. They will be holding a Wellness Workshop on Saturday, January 6 from 9 am - 12 pm in Alexandria, VA.

Fort Belvoir Health & Fitness Expo – Jan 18

Fort Belvoir Sports and Fitness will host a Health and Fitness Expo to provide an overall health assessment experience and knowledge of wellness opportunities on Fort Belvoir and in the community. Thursday, January 18 from 10 am - 2 pm at the Specker Field House. Eligible participants include all Active Duty Soldiers, Dependents, Retirees, DoD Civilians and affiliated ID cardholders.

American Humane Shelter to Service Program

American Humane has recently launched the Shelter to Service program to provide service dogs for Veterans with service-related PTS and TBI and is looking for looking for veterans who have been diagnosed with PTS and TBI as a result of their military service and are interested in receiving a service dog to help with their symptoms.

Fort Belvoir Retiree Council Meeting – Dec 14

The Fort Belvoir Retiree Council meeting will be held on Thursday, December 14 at 9 am in the SOSA Center. Featured presenter will be Dr. Luke Oakley who will discuss the Patient Wellness Program at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. Military retirees are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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