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Military Family Movie Night at the J – Jan 28

Project Welcome Home is having a Military Family Movie Night & Dinner on Saturday, Jan 28 at 6:30 pm at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia. They will be watching the “Sandlot” – a great family movie – and enjoy baseball food – hot dogs, pretzels, peanuts, and popcorn. Fee: $5 per person; $20 max per family.

Boots to Business Reboot – Feb 24

Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC), an SBA sponsored program of Community Business Partnership in Springfield, VA, will be conducting a Boots to Business Reboot program on Friday, February 24 from 9 am - 4 pm at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. This is a great two-step entrepreneurship training program for veterans and their spouses.

DOD Unveils Redesigned National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory, a website that provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels, unveiled an updated design and layout this week.

Uncommon Coders – Learn Java at no cost

Northern Virginia Technology Council is pleased to announce a new program under the Veteran Employment Initiative (VEI) for 2017- Uncommon Coders. Northern Virginia Community College has partnered with the NVTC Veteran Employment Initiative to provide a no-cost course teaching the Java programming language to a cohort of up to 20 Veterans and military/Veteran spouses.

Veteran Networking Breakfast – Jan 24

Objective Rally Point will be holding it's next monthly Veteran Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, January 24 from 7:15 am - 9 am at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, VA. Cost is $35 and includes a full breakfast.

Treating Pain in Patients with PTSD

Register for this free webinar from the VA, Wednesday 1/18 from 2-3pm ET. The prevalence of PTSD is elevated in those suffering from chronic pain, and this is even more true among the Veteran population. This presentation will provide foundational knowledge about these diagnoses and how they can be addressed by clinicians using evidence-based treatment approaches. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Dominion Energy Veteran Guitar Workshop Series – Spring 2018

The Hylton Performing Arts Center's Veterans and the Arts Initiative will be kicking off their Dominion Energy Veteran Guitar Workshop Series in February 2018. Holding Level I and Level II sessions on Tuesdays from February 20 through April 24. These sessions are free for veterans, servicemembers, and their families and caregivers! They will also hold January Jam workshops on Jan 16 & 30 from 7 - 8:30 pm. Check out hyltoncenter.org/veterans for further information and instructions on how to register.

Salute to the Armed Forces Luncheon – Jan 24

Salute to the Armed Forces Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, January 24 from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Clubs at Quantico & Crossroads Event Center, Marine Corps Base Quantico. Member Rate: $45.00 Non-Member Rate: $60.00.

Montgomery County Veterans Collaborative Meeting Jan 18th

Please join us for the next meeting of the Montgomery County Veterans Collaborative on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 2-4pm. The focus of of the collaborative meeting is to bring together community partners to share resources, events, and information relevant to military, veterans and their families. No registration required.

‘Thank You For Your Service’ Screening Jan 24

A screening of the documentary film, Thank You For Your Service, hosted by Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 227, will be at the Angelika Film Center on Tuesday, January 24 at 7:30pm. Dealing with the mental health issues confronting many returning veterans, this is described as one of the best films of the year.

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