News

  • The American Red Cross is Hiring

    The American Red Cross is seeking qualified candidates to serve as the Red Cross Assistant Station Manager of the Walter Reed Office in Bethesda, MD.  The position is full time.  Interested candidates should apply here.        

  • Armed Service Arts Partnership Summer 17′ Classes and Performances

    The Armed Services Arts Partnership offers free classes and workshops in storytelling, writing, and improv for veterans, service members, and their families. A few of their upcoming classes and workshops include: Comedy Bootcamp:  the first-ever stand up comedy class free for veterans, service members, and military family members. Led by professional comics, the seven-week course develops […]

  • 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”.

  • Military Spouse Career Summit – Oct 13 & 14

    The 2017 Military Spouse Career Summit will be held on Friday, October 13 & Saturday, October 14 at the Hilton in Springfield, VA. The event will include a Business Boot Camp, Speed Mentoring and Career Success Toolkit Sessions.

  • 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.            

  • 9/11 Heroes Run – Alexandria – Sept 9

    The 9/11 Heroes Run 5k +1/2M family fun run/walk will be held on Saturday, September 9 at 9:00 AM at Carl Sandburg Middle School in Alexandria, VA. Runners and walkers of all levels and of all ages are welcome. Events take place all over the world, on or near September 11th, and are 100% organized by local community volunteers. It is the perfect opportunity for your community to personally come out and thank your local veterans, their families, and first responders in an annual, fun, and family friendly environment!

  • 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 Lorton Workhouse Arts Center (9518 Workhouse Rd, Lorton, VA 22079).

  • Blue Star Cares Avatar Toolkit Training – Aug 24 & 26

    Are you a caregiver? Don’t miss this unique opportunity! The caregiving team at Blue Star Families is evaluating how well an avatar-based training program can help military-connected caregivers improve their overall health and wellbeing and provide better care to their wounded warrior. If you’re a military-connected caregiver who is caring for a wounded warrior and over the age of 18, you’re invited to participate in this research study. You will receive a half day training and lunch will be provided.