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Veterans Affairs Twitter Town Hall

Make the Connection Twitter Town Hall has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 22, 2016, beginning at 7 p.m. EST. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (@DeptVetAffairs) and Mental Health America (@MentalHealthAm) will be tweeting for one hour and individuals and organizations can follow along and join in the conversation using the hashtag #Step4ward.

Justice Involved Veteran Workshop

On July 12th Serving Together is hosting a Justice Involved Veterans workshop for our community partners. Come hear from Department of Veterans Affairs, American Bar Association, and Justice for Vets and learn about their programs and clinics. If interested email Julie Riggs at jriggs@mhamc.org. The workshop is free and will be in Rockville/North Bethesda.

ASAP Veteran Open Mic Night

The next open mic with Armed Services Arts Partnership and Dog Tag Bakery will feature military-affiliated writers, poets, and storytellers, and is scheduled for 7PM on Thursday, June 23rd at Dog Tag Bakery (3206 Grace Street Northwest, Washington, DC). General admission is $10, will be limited to the first 55 guests who purchase tickets.

Motown Miracles Free Concert

The Motown Miracles have partnered with the Department of Veterans Affairs on a nationwide tour to show their appreciation of America’s veterans and those who currently serve in the armed forces. Please join them in saying thank you to America's heroes on July 2, 2016 at 6:00pm at the Warner Theatre.

NVTC: VETworking Event

The Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Veteran Employment Initiative offers a VETWORKING program which provides Veteran jobseekers with career transition education and personal growth experiences to succeed in seeking civilian employment. For more information contact VEI Program Manager Steve Jordon at sjordon@nvtc.org or (703) 268-5145. To sign up for a VETWORKING cohort go to: www.nvtc.org/events.

NY Times: Is PTSD a Physical Injury?

On June 10th the New York Times published an article, by Robert F. Worth, "What if PTSD is More Physical than Psychological?"

League of United Latin American Citizen’s Expo

The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs invites you to join the League of United Latin American Citizen's National Convention & Exposition July 13 through 15th in Washington, D.C. For more information, email Dwayne.Campbell3@va.gov.

Ashburn Village Veterans Fishing Classic

Mark your calendars for the 2016 Ashburn Village Veterans Fishing Classic on sat July 23 from 9am to 3pm at the Ashburn Village Sports Pavilion. There will be family fishing and prizes awarded. Contact Ernie at ernierojas@verizon.net.

Warriors to Workforce Hiring

Recruitment for the next Warriors to Workforce (W2W) Program cohort at the VA Acquisition Academy (VAAA) Acquisition Internship School (AIS) is underway and they are seeking assistance in identifying qualified candidates for consideration.

Small Business Training Conference

Conference for strategies and best practices for doing business in the Federal marketplace on Thursday June 16th from 9am to 3pm at the Brooke-Mondale Auditorium. Click on the image to register.

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