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Rest and Relaxation Couple’s Retreat – Oct 1-4

Hope For The Warriors is also hosting a Couple’s Retreat focused on Rest and Relaxation October 1st- 4th on Taylor’s Island right on the shore in Maryland. Couples will be treated to a midweek getaway that will include food and lodging, water sports, yoga/relaxation sessions, date nights at local restaurants and much more on the scenic Eastern Shore of Maryland. To register for the Couple’s Rest and Relaxation Retreat, couples should contact Brianne Sampson. Her phone number is: 910-548-3010 and her email address is

Did you know? FREE Tickets to Events through Vet Tix!

Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) is a national nonprofit that supports the military community of all branches of currently serving military including the Guard and Reserve, veterans of all eras, families of those killed in action and caregivers of VetTixers. Vet Tix provides free event tickets with a nominal delivery fee to attend sporting events, concerts, performing arts and family activities.

State of VA Community Town Hall – Sept 27

The Department of Veterans Affairs wants you to know that VA Secretary Robert Wilkie, is holding a community town hall on September 27, 2018, from 1:30PM to 4:30 PM ET via webcast.

Stepping Forward in Grief Study

USUHS and Columbia University are conducting a ground breaking study and want to ensure the entire military/veteran survivor community has the opportunity to participate. 

EPIC Concert & Toy Drive for Hospitalized Military Children – Sept 15

America’s Adopt A Soldier ® brings EPIC CONCERT -TOY DRIVE to Springfield, Virginia! For the 1st Annual America’s Adopt A Soldier ® EPIC CONCERT and TOY DRIVE to be held on Saturday, September 15th at Springfield Town Center in Springfield Virginia. Musical Performances by Nashville Singer/Songwriters, Sandra Lee & Rebecca Magnuson, John Luskey, a DC based Country-Rock and Americana favorite, and last season’s THE VOICE finalist, Jack Gregori with his hit band, Human Country Jukebox!

Make Room: Home Health & Finance @ National Building Museum – Sept 16

Join Make Room and National Building Museum for Home Health & Finance. A FREE community day for renters to get ahead. Sunday, September 16 from 11 am - 5 pm. Including: Housing stability loans for security deposits, Emergency rent assistance, Healthy eating demos w/special guest, Health screenings, Credit building and financial health workshops, and on-site childcare! Register to attend today!

Military & Veteran Caregiver Wellness Workshop – Sept 21

On Friday, Sept. 21st, Hope For The Warriors will be holding a Military and Veteran Caregiver’s Wellness Workshop in Lorton, VA from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. All caregivers, including family and friends are welcome to attend. Participants can register by calling Brittany Hunter at 910-330-4530 or email her at  

Veterans Curation Program Graduation – Sept 25

The Veterans Curation Program will be holding the Graduation for the Alexandria Laboratory Technicians for Summer 2018 on Tuesday, September 25 at 10 am at their location in Old Town Alexandria. Community partners are welcome to come out and wish the graduates success!

Veterans Comedy Show @ The Landing

The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP), in partnership with Team Red White and Blue, is excited to host a comedy night for veterans, military families, and anyone who likes food, drinks, and laughs (it's also free!). Friday, October 5th in Alexandria, VA. RSVP Required.

Breaking the Stigma: What Our Veterans are Saying about PTSD

ServingTogether Blog. September 6, 2018 a re-post of a blog article on Unite Breaking the Stigma: What Our Veterans are Saying about PTSD. Twice a month ServingTogether will feature a blog entry from one of our community partners working to improve the lives of military, veterans and their families in the National Capital Region through innovate programs, initiatives, research, cutting edge technology, etc. Check back every two weeks for the new featured blog. If you are interested in submitting for the Serving Together Blog section please contact Julie Riggs at

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