Virginia Advisory Council on Military Education (VA-ACME) will be holding a Military Resource Expo featuring Career Opportunities, Education, Scholarships & more before their annual symposium in April. There will be over 60 employers, universities, and military/veteran resource providers in attendance for military, veterans and their families to connect with. Join us on Wednesday, April 22 from 4-7 pm at the Westin Virignia Beach Town Center. Free parking! Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Organizations interested in having a booth -- early bird registration is now until April 1.
Is your spouse preparing to transition out of the military within the next 5 years? Are you looking for ways to help prepare for this transition? Or are you seeking access to resources like employment, training, and more? USO-Metro, Blue Star Families, IVMF Onward to Opportunity, and ServingTogether are teaming up to conduct an event specifically for military spouses on Saturday, February 29. Join us for a Course for Change: Empowerment Through Transition Summit.
MGM National Harbor Bourbiz DC is back on April 29th 2020. These events attract a host of resources such as Fortune 500 Business Leaders, Ted Talk speakers, Medal of Honor Recipients, Professional Athletes, Military Leaders, and TV & social media personalities. The Veteran/Military Spouse Resource Event will have the same ability to power network with up to 75 resources!
Honor Flight - Top of Virginia is currently accepting applications for Mission #11 Trip leaving from Loudoun County on Saturday, June 6, 2020. World War II, Korean War and Vietnam Veterans are encouraged to join this event. Volunteers are also needed to serve as Guardians to veterans.
Veterans Grow America & Veterans Grow Virginia will be hosting a Veteran Food Truck Rodeo, a fun evening of tasty food trucks, live music, a shopping, networking, and more at our their annual Veteran Business Pop Shop!
What do you and a Wounded Warrior from the 1500s have in common? Are you looking for inner peace and ways to promote gratitude in your life? Please Join Fellow Veterans, Active Duty Military and Caregivers on Saturday, March 7 to learn and explore the world of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, a Spanish solider. Experience a taste of two of his “exercises,” and practice the Examen prayer, a tool to promote interior peace and gratitude. All are welcome!
Veteran Peer Support Groups are facilitated by veterans and are designed to address the needs of Veterans, by providing a relaxed and confidential environment to share post military and transitional experiences with other veterans. In a peer-to-peer format, the groups strive to support one another in improving self-reliance and self-advocacy, and encouraging veterans in their pursuit of wellness.
Capital Caring Health cordially invites Vietnam & Vietnam Era Veterans and their Families to a special Vietnam War Commemoration on Sunday, March 29, 2020 from 12:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. at the National Marine Corps Museum.
Free yoga at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals! Warriors at Ease integrates yoga and meditation into military and civilian settings to support the health, resiliency, post-traumatic growth and connection of veterans and their families. All poses can be modified for people of all abilities.
This Tuesday, 18 Feb at 6:30 Northern Virginia Veterans Association will hold their Quarterly Member/Partner meeting at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton. The theme is "Improving Transportation for our Veterans". Their two speakers are; Jan Hawkins, Program Director, RSVP-Greater Prince William, and Bob Schneider, Executive Director, OmniRide. Please Join Northern Virginia Veterans Association for their Quarterly Meeting This Tuesday, 18 Feb at 6:30 they will hold their Quarterly Member/Partner meeting at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton. The theme is "Improving Transportation for our Veterans". Their two speakers are; Jan Hawkins, Program Director, RSVP-Greater Prince William, and Bob Schneider, Executive Director, OmniRide. The meeting is open to the public and free to attend.