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Thank You for Your Service Screening & Panel

Please join Soldierfit HQ and Hospice of Frederick County for a special one time showing of Thank You For Your Service on March 29th at 5pm at Soldierfit Frederick. There will be a private screening followed by a panelist discussion by resident experts and moderated by Danny Farrar. This is a free event open to the public. Registration is required.

Beyond the Resource Guide: Part One

ServingTogether Blog. February 14, 2019 a re-post of a blog article on Unite Beyond the Resource Guide: Part One. "While a resource directory or guide may be one feature of care coordination – it’s simply that: a feature. If you’re looking to address the social determinants of health (SDoH), reduce healthcare costs (and prove it), or facilitate true care collaboration, then you need to explore a coordinated network approach."

Caregiver Resources Lunch & Learn March 21st

This workshop will cover resources for individuals who are caring for military service members and veterans. Topics will also include warning signs that a military service member or veteran may be in crisis. A discussion of resources will include Coaching into Care, the VA Caregiver Support Program, as well as State and Nonprofit resources. Presenter: Dana Burl, MA, Director of the Outreach and Advocacy Program at the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs. Thursday, March 21st 12:00-1:00 PM.

Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia – Feb 25

The Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern Virginia (SPAN) is a regional coalition of the Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax-Falls Church, Loudoun and Prince William Community Services Boards (CSBs) and other groups in Northern Virginia, that work together to raise awareness and share resources to prevent suicide.

Military Spouse Transition & Readiness Seminar – Feb 20

The Spouse Transition and Readiness Seminar scheduled for Wednesday 20 February 2019, will prepare spouses for transition from military to civilian life by providing information on Tricare and VA benefits that they may be entitled to; educate them on survivor benefits plan and deadline for accepting this benefit; employment opportunities, etc.

Women Veterans Event – Mar 21

In celebration of Women’s History Month and in honor of women who served in the Armed Forces to preserve America’s freedom, the Department of Virginia Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 48, the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) Jobs for Veteran State Grant (JVSG), and Health Information Technology Solutions, LLC (HITS), are hosting a Women Veterans’ Hiring, Health, and Education Event. Men are encouraged to attend!

Tillman Scholar Applications Now Being Accepted

The Tillman Scholar Program unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of public and private sector leaders committed to service beyond self. The fellowship supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network, and professional development opportunities so they are empowered to make an impact in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts. Applications are being accepted until 2/28/19 at 11:59 PM.

VA Launches Welcome Kit

VA launches welcome kit to guide Veterans to the benefits and services they’ve earned. No matter where you are in life, the new welcome kit will help you use the VA benefits and services you have earned. In addition to step-by-step enrollment instructions, the kit also lists points of contact for dozens of VA program offices.

Muster Across America Washington DC – Feb 19

Capitol Post and Bunker Labs DC bring you Muster Across America - Washington DC - this one-day gathering designed to showcase and connect military veteran & spouse entrepreneurs with their future investors and customers. The Muster DC provides the perfect environment for veterans to share their businesses with local experts, investors, and connectors to get feedback and create relationships with the Washington DC business community to scale their businesses and impact the region's economic growth.

Blue Star Families Military Family Lifestyle Survey Results

The Blue Star Families annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey results, in collaboration with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veteran and Military Families, are here! With over 10,000 respondents including service members, veterans, and their families, the #BSFSurvey received the highest response rate since its establishment ten years ago! The largest survey of its kind, it is used by policymakers in D.C. and across the country to learn about and meet the most pressing needs of military families like yours.

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