Military Life

  • Building Networks of Support for Service Members, Veterans, and their Families

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) SMVF Technical Assistance (TA) Center will host a webinar that highlights three examples of VSOs and other veteran initiatives that are partnering with the community to better serve the behavioral health needs of veterans and their families: (1) The George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative, (2) the Cohen Veterans Network, and (3) the Student Veterans of America. Participants will learn how they can work together with these organizations and others to strengthen their community’s network of support. Registration is required.

  • 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.

  • Combat Paper & Warrior Writer Exhibit and Reading – Aug 11

    Combat Paper & Warrior Writer Exhibit and Reading, Open to the Public. Aug 11th, 2017 at 7:00 PM at The Torpedo Factory in Alexandria.

  • USO Fort Belvoir Mid-Summer Blast – July 12

    USO Metro’s Mid-Summer Blast at Fort Belvoir’s Castle Park will be on Wednesday, July 12 from 11 am – 2 pm. Open to active duty and dependents. No registration needed.

  • Supermarket Sweeps – Fort Belvoir – July 12

    The USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore invites active duty servicemembers and dependents to come out to our Supermarket Sweeps! DATE: July 12th TIME: 10AM until the food runs out! LOCATION: USO-Metro Warehouse (9455 Jackson Loop, Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060). Come out to the warehouse with your empty grocery bags and we will fill them with fresh produce and other treats!

  • Military Service: A Woman’s Perspective – April 5th

    This course will present first-hand information on the experiences of women who have served in the military from the Vietnam Era to the Global War on Terror. Registration is required.

  • NAMI – Adolescent PTSD Research Study

    NAMI Maryland is seeking parents and guardians who are caring for a child who has been diagnosed with PTSD for a research study.

  • Be There for My Buddies – Real Warriors Campaign

    If you or someone you know is in crisis. Reaching out is a sign of strength. Call/Text/Chat at 800-273-8255 press 1 or text 838255.

  • SAMHSA’s Webinar on Supporting the Wellness of Military Children and their Families

    SAMHSA’s Service Members, Veterans and Their Families Technical Assistance Center Presents: Resources, Innovations, and Partnerships: Supporting the Wellness of Military Children and their Families webinar on Tuesday, November 22 at 1:30 pm.

  • 5th Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival: Northern Virginia – September 18-24

    GI Film Festival is proud to be a partner of the 5th Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival: Northern Virginia. Coming September 18-24. The festival will feature two powerful short films that shed light on our military Veterans.