Military Spouse

  • 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!

  • Longitudinal Caregivers Study Seeks Participants

    Do you care for a service member or veteran who had a TBI after October 2001 while serving in the military? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a study requested by Congress. The study is currently recruiting family members, friends, or significant others who help a service member or veteran who had a traumatic brain injury after October 2001 while serving in the military.

  • Caregivers Coffee Chat – July 11

    Come relax with other caregivers and enjoy a free cup of coffee, courtesy of Blue Star Families

  • Serve Our Willing Warriors in need of volunteers

    Serve Our Willing Warriors is growing and we have been approved to construct an additional home on our land. This will enable SOWW to serve two services members and their families simultaneously. With this approval comes the need for more dedicated volunteers.

  • VEI Vetworking – June 21 & 28

    The Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Veteran Employment Initiative next VEI Vetworking program will be held on June 21 & 28 at MITRE in McLean, VA. This free VETWORKING program provides Veteran and military spouse jobseekers with career transition education and personal growth experiences to succeed in seeking civilian employment. This takes a deeper dive into job seeking areas where your military transition assistance class did not go. VETWORKING is a personal development program combining elements of networking and mentoring and connects transitioning service members, Veterans and their spouses with a support team. Through small group interactions, VETWORKING facilitates a job seeker’s development of career search skills and empowers them through the support of fellow job seekers and professional mentors.

  • 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!

  • DC Veterans Small Business Bootcamp – June 2

    DC Small Business Boot Camp – June 2, 2017  Are you a DC resident? Are you a member of the military community (active duty, Veteran, National Guard or Reserves) or a military spouse? And are you thinking about starting, or have you recently started, a small business? If you answered “yes” to all three questions […]

  • Corporate Gray Military-Friendly Job Fair – June 22 – Springfield, VA

    Corporate Gray Military-Friendly Job Fair on Thursday, June 22 at the Waterford in Springfield VA. Meet face-to-face with dozens of employers and government agencies with immediate staffing needs, as well
    as military-friendly schools and veteran service organizations. Especially for transitioning and former military and family members seeking employment. Free and open to all job seekers. Business attire recommended. Pre-register through Corporate Gray Online to receive the job fair directory before the event, and upload your resume to make it accessible in advance to the participating companies.

  • 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 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.