Veterans in the Community

  • Heroes Walk to Fly 5K September 17th

    This inspirational 1.5 mile walk and Community Block Party, sponsored by SAIC, welcomes Luke’s Wings’ supporters and beneficiaries to celebrate our wounded service members’ milestones. Starting next to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, walkers will enjoy festivities including breakfast, energy snacks by KIND, a yoga warm-up, live music, t-shirt pick-up and more!

  • Registration for the DC VA Mental Health Summit 2017 Closes Aug 1st.

    The Mental Health Summit will bring together key stakeholders and community partners with the goal of enhancing access to mental health services and addressing the mental healthcare needs of Veterans and their family members. This year’s theme will be “Justice Involved Veterans”.

  • Student Veteran Career Conference – Sept 11 & 12

    The Region 2 Student Veteran Conference will be held on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 – Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at the Embassy Suites in Arlington VA (1300 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Arlington, VA 22202). Student Veteran Career Conferences are physical and virtual events designed to connect corporate and government university recruiters with student veterans and military students (Active, ROTC, Guard, Reserve).

  • Serving Together Featured on Veterans Resource Podcast

    Check out episode 111 of the Veteran Resource Podcast w/ Jeremy Paris featuring Serving Together staff Jennifer Watson and Julie Riggs. Listen to Podcast Episode and find out more about the services Serving Together brings to military, veterans and their families in our communities.            

  • Fairfax County Veterans Collaborative – August 1

    Fairfax County Veterans Collaborative on August 1, 2017 will feature a topic-driven discussion on health care for veterans in Northern Virginia.

  • DC Networking Reception and Hiring Expo with the Washington Nationals

    Join Hiring Our Heroes for a job fair for service members, veterans, and military spouses at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Wednesday, September 6, 2017 to Thursday, September 7, 2017. All registered veterans and military spouses are eligible to receive up to two free tickets to attend that evening’s game between the Nationals and the Phillies. The night before the hiring fair, please join the Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Program for a networking reception in at Capital One Headquarters in McLean, VA. Connect with recruiters from local and national businesses, community leaders, and local professionals, participate in mentoring sessions, and receive a complimentary professional LinkedIn profile photo.

  • Governor McAuliffe Officially Opens New State Veterans Office In Manassas

    Governor Terry McAuliffe today cut the ribbon for the official grand opening of the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) office in Manassas. The new office will primarily serve military veterans and their families in Prince William and Fauquier Counties, the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, and other localities in the area.

  • Veteran Round Table Discussions – Aug 2

    The DC Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs will be holding two round table discussions every month over the summer. If you are a D.C. Veteran with some ideas about how we can help our community, come out and join the discussion! The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 2, at 12 pm at 441 4th Street, NW, Suite 870 North, Washington, DC 20001.

  • DC Hire Vets – July 19

    On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the DC Department of Human Resources will sponsor, in partnership with the DC National Guard and the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs, a DC Veterans Hiring #DCHIRESVETS event. This event will offer veterans the opportunity to participate in professional development workshops, connect with District and federal agencies as well as private sector companies. Participating agencies and companies will conduct interviews and have the opportunity to make contingent job offers on the spot.

  • Fort Belvoir Retiree Appreciation Day – Sept 8

    Fort Belvoir’s Retiree Appreciation Day will be held on Friday, September 8 from 8 am – 3 pm. Retirees and dependents from all branches of service are welcome! Featuring a health and resource fair, subject matter experts, cake cutting and much more! Free light breakfast and lunch included! Also featuring a 3D Digital Mammography Van!