HOME, HEROES & HOLIDAYS! Post Deployment Holidays: How to Make Them Happy and Safe. Hosted by: American Legion Harry White Wilmer Post 82, 6330 Crain Highway, La Plata, MD 20646. FREE of charge for all service members, veterans and family members. Sunday, December 16, 2018. Attend one of two sessions: 10am - 12pm OR 2pm - 4pm.
Cohen Veterans Network and Veterans Experience Office host virtual Lunch & Learn series December 14, 2018, from 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST. Key note presentation from The Cohen Veterans Network, a not-for-profit philanthropic network of mental health clinics serving veterans and military families.
Charlotte Hall Veterans Home welcomed professionals from non-profits, local government, and businesses across Charles, St. Mary's, Prince George's, Calvert Counties and the District for 2018's final convening of the Southern Maryland Veterans Collaborative. The next meeting of the Southern Maryland Veterans Collaborative is 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on February 7, 2019, at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home.
The Academy of United States Veterans would like all military families to join their Winter Wonder-Landing Zone on December 9, 2018 at SER Lounge in honor of The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes. AUSV plans to honor America’s heroes in a wondrous holiday celebration during what can often be a difficult time of year for those serving our country abroad. The party includes Red Capet Santa Meet & Greet photos, Santas workshop, gingerbread decorating station, holiday dinner, ugly sweater competition, and much more!
Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the Wreathes Across America Mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,400 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. Volunteers are invited to participate in this annual event on December 15, 2018 at Arlington Cemetery. Registration is required.
This two-day in-person course is being offered in Frederick MD on December 12 & 13. This Boots to Business Reboot course is focused on Agribusiness and provides participants with an overview of business fundamentals, while introducing techniques for evaluating the feasibility of business concepts. Reboot is open to all members of the military community (this includes all-era Veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserve, and military spouses and family members).
Please join us for our six-month In Progress Review (IPR). This is an opportunity to give your feedback on how we can improve our coordinated network of care. What are we doing right? Where are we falling short? Your feedback will help us keep moving in the right direction.
The Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Montgomery County, MD is up and running. Please consider having your health care provided there, Effective January 6, 2019 Ride on Bus will run from the Shady Grove and Rockville Metro Stations to the clinic every 30 minutes from 6 am until 8:30 pm. This is a brand new, state of the art facility and there is plenty of ample free on-site parking.
Virginia Veteran and Family Support facilitates a Veteran Peer Support Group in Oakton on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Make a commitment to change how you and others talk to veterans and military families. As November comes to a close, in honor of our service members, veterans, and their families (SMVF), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s SMVF Technical Assistance Center is featuring the webinar Asking this Critical Question Can Make a Difference: “Have you or a loved one ever served in the military?” on YouTube.