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Mentoring Youth from Military Families Webinar

The National Mentoring Partnership is offering a webinar, "Mentoring Youth from Military Families: Lessons Learned and Effective Strategies," Thursday December 17th. Information about the webinar is below.

ASAP: Creative Writing Workshop – RSVP

The Armed Services Arts Partnership is pleased to host a 10-week creative writing workshop led by Veterans Writing Project founder, Ron Capps. This workshop is open to intermediate-level writers, who are veterans, servicemembers and military family members.

Montgomery County Veterans Commission

The Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs has their next meeting Tuesday December 15th at 6pm in Rockville.

Military OneSource Offers Free Tax Services

Military OneSource is offering free tax preparation and filing services.

Help for Incarcerated Veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs has program to help incarcerated Veterans at transition. The NPR article states that each Veterans Affairs Medical Center in the United States has at least one person available to reach out to incarcerated Veterans.

Charlotte Hall is Hiring

Charlotte Hall Veterans Home is hosting a career fair Tuesday December 8th from 2-7pm at the facility. They are hiring for a variety of positions, including a sign on bonus for all RNs and LPNs. Please note that these positions are offered by HMR Veterans Services. These are not State of Maryland positions. Click on the image to be taken to HMR Veterans services to apply. Interviews will be conducted on-site.

DD 214 Upgrade Clinics in D.C

The District of Columbia Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs and The Neighborhood Legal Services Program Veterans Legal Assistance Project will host several DD-214 Military Discharge Upgrade Clinics.

JHU Offers 2nd Annual PTSD Conference

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Military and Veteran Health Institute, and VA Maryland Health Care System present the second annual Service Members & Veterans: PTSD Today and Tomorrow. The conference will be held April 18, 2016 in Baltimore. There is a registration fee for attendees and continuing education credits are available. Click on the image for registration information.

RAND: Family Resilience in the Military

RAND Corporation published a recent study, "Family Resilience in the Military." The study looks at Department of Defense policies and models.

Wreaths Across America Needs Your Help

The nonprofit responsible for placing wreaths at the headstones at Arlington National Cemetery is a few thousand short. They are looking for support to help supply the additional wreaths.

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