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Veteran Spousal Support Group starting July 24

Virginia Department of Veteran Services Virginia Veteran and Support will be starting a Veteran Spousal Support Group every 4th Tuesday of the Month Beginning July 24, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Fairfax DVS Office (9990 Fairfax Blvd, Suite 120, Fairfax, VA 22030). Spousal Support Groups are facilitated by veteran family members and are designed to address the needs of veteran spouses and caregivers by providing a relaxed and confidential environment to share post-military and transition experiences with other spouses.

FREE Yoga at the Cohen Clinic

The Steven A. Cohen Clinic Military Family Clinic at Easterseals will be holding FREE yoga sessions for veterans and military families. No cost. Child care provided. Free onsite parking and metro accessible! Space is limited. Register to attend the upcoming sessions!

Military Spouse Employment Summit – June 28

On June 28, 2018, Hiring Our Heroes will host its annual military spouse employment summit as we continue to shape the conversation around what it means to be a dual-income military family in the 21st century. The half-day summit will engage stakeholders, identify best practices in talent management for recruiting and retaining military spouses, highlight standout military spouse professionals and entrepreneurs, and set the stage for a renewed emphasis on removing barriers to military spouse employment as a national security imperative.

Blue Star Cares Avatar – Train the Trainer – June 14 & 19

Blue Star Families is hosting a train the trainer opportunity for their Blue Star Cares Avatar Program. Upcoming trainings will be held on June 14 and 19 via webinar.

Speed Networking Event for Military Spouses

Military Spouse Networking - Ft. Belvior. June 14th. Join the USO Warrior and Family Center, Fort Belvoir for a fun, fast paced speed networking session for military spouses in the Washington D.C. and local military community. June 14th from 9:00AM - You’ll have the opportunity to learn about USO Programs, discuss the art of networking, and network with other military spouses, hiring employers and community leaders. All spouses will walk away meeting new friends, contacts, and professionals and will also receive a Military Spouse Networking kit. Registration is required.

Military Spouse Hiring Reception May 31st

Join Hiring Our Heroes and Military Corps Career Connect (C3) to network with vetted employers, community leaders, senior military spouses, and other job seekers. Gain valuable insight on career planning and how to stand out as a candidate. Bring your resume and get ready to put your best foot forward with employers who want to hire you. Thursday, May 31st from 7:00-9:00pm at the USO Warrior and Family Center in Bethesda, MD. This event is free and is open to all military, veteran, and Gold Star spouses, as well as employers and service organizations. Service members and veterans are also welcome. Registration is required.

Build a Successful Civilian Career with C3

Military Corps Career Connect (C3) is a program designed to help transitioning Maryland service members and military spouses build a successful career. The program includes career planning and coaching, credentials and certifications and hands on experience through on-the-job training, paid work experience or fellowship.

Telehealth for Veterans and their Families

The Steven A. Cohen Military and Family Clinic at Easterseals in Silver Spring launches their new Telehealth program for veterans and their families. Telehealth provides mental health care to clients through the use of technology such as computer, tablet and/or phone. Any services that are available in person at a Cohen Clinic are also available via telehealth as deemed appropriate. Appointments available.

Celebrate Kids to Parks Day with Blue Star Families

Celebrate Kids to Parks Day with 4 locations, dates and times to fit your busy schedules!

Project Management Professional for Transitioning Service Members and Military Spouses

Project Next S.T.E.P. is now accepting applications for the Project Management Professional Program that will begin on May 29th and end on July 21. With classes Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6-9:30 as well as Saturday mornings from 9-12 at USO Metro - Fort Belvoir. To qualify you must be a transitioning service member or an active duty spouse! Applications due May 15 at noon.

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