The Red Cross offers a series of five different workshops designed for service members, veterans, and their families The workshops are free and available to all those impacted by a military deployment from all branches of the Armed Forces, which includes Reserve, National Guard, active duty service members, veterans and their families, including spouses, parents, siblings, significant others and close friends. along with two modules designed for children. Each workshop is facilitated by trained mental health providers and are approximately 1.5 hours in length. The Reconnection Workshops are confidential small-group modules, led by licensed mental health professionals.
American Legion Post 41 in Silver Spring, MD has coordinated with the American Legion and VFW department of NC and is launching "Operation Lumberton County Vet Support" to assist with the needs of veterans and family members who suffered loses due to Hurricane Matthew.
The Martinsburg VET Center partners with Frederick Community College and Frederick Aging Department to offer counseling service hours in two locations in Frederick each week to provide counseling, outreach and referral services to a larger population of combat veterans and their families.
VITAS currently has an opening for a Community Liaison position serving the veteran community in the Northern Virginia.
Army Community Service (ACS) and Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) present the Fall 2016 Career Fair on Thursday, October 27 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Fort Belvoir Community Center. Open to transitioning servicemembers, veterans, retirees, military spouses and DoD ID card holders.
A special Salute our Veterans event will be held at the Sudley Shopping Center in Manassas on Saturday, October 29 from 11 am to 2 pm featuring a flag ceremony, guest speakers, military vehicles, local businesses & artisans, and a free buffet lunch for veterans and family.
On November 13th at 2 p.m. the American Festival Pops Orchestra will perform "A Salute to Our Veterans" at the George Mason University's Center for the Arts. Veterans and active military receive a 10% discount on tickets (up to 4) with coupon code "THANKYOU".
Veterans - Pitch your valuable skills and circulate your resume at the Tony McGee's "Pro Football Plus" Hire a Veteran Challenge on October 24th. Registration required.
Prince George's County Veterans Stand Down and Homeless Resource day will be held on Saturday, Nov 5th from 10:00 am to 3:00pm.
The American Red Cross unveils the new Hero Care Network mobile app designed to help members of the military, veterans and their families identify and connect to emergency and non-emergency Red Cross and other community services from anywhere in the world.