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DD-214 Discharge Upgrade Workshop December 5, 2018

The Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs is hosting the National Veterans Legal Services Program for an information session on DD-214 Upgrades and Medical Retirement, followed by individual consultations with licensed attorneys.  If you […]

Caregivers Empowering Caregivers: Meal Prep Solutions – Nov 29

Blue Star Families is hosting a Caregivers Empowering Caregivers Meal Prep Solutions event on Thursday, November 29 from 11 am - 1 pm as part of the Warrior Care Month Resource Fair at Army Community Service on Fort Belvoir. Come out for some tasting and demonstrations!

Winter Coat Drive for Veterans

The Steven A Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals is collecting gently worn coats for veterans and their families. Donations will be accepted November 13 thru January 31st. Drop off at Easterseals, 1420 Spring Street, Silver Spring.

Warrior Care Month Resource Fair @ Fort Belvoir – Nov 29

The Fort Belvoir Collaborative and the Soldier & Family Assistance Center on Fort Belvoir will be holding a Warrior Care Month Resource Fair on Thursday, November 29 from 10 am - 2 pm held at Army Community Service (ACS). All are welcome to attend to learn about the many area resources in the region.

Veteran and Minority Business Expo – Dec 15

The Economic Development Committee of the Fairfax County Branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), hosts 1st Annual “Veteran and Black Owned Business Expo”. Sat, December 15, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Thomas Jefferson High School 6560 Braddock Road Alexandria, Virginia 22312.

One-Day Free Veterans Legal and Benefits Clinic

The Steven A Cohen Military Family Clinic and the Veterans Consortium ProBono Program are offering a free one day veterans legal clinic on Wednesday, November 28th from 10AM to 6PM. Talk to an attorney for free on a variety of issues to include Veteran Benefits, Disability/Benefits Claims and Landlord/Tenant Law. Appointments are required.

The Poetry of Memory Workshop November 17th

How do we create meaning from memory? The best poetry is written about what we know, and this class will look at how to successfully craft poems out of specific memories. This workshop will take place at the Capitol Post office (625 N Washington St. Ste #425, Alexandria, VA 22314) from 10 AM - 2 PM on Saturday, November 17.  There are a few spaces remaining for this workshop. The session is open to/free for all spouses of service members (active and reserve) and veterans. Applications required.

City of Frederick Turkey Giveaway

The Frederick Community Action Agency will hand out turkeys and other food items during  the agency’s annual Thanksgiving meal giveaway. November 20th from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Keys Stadium in Frederick.

OSC Launches Veteran Mentor Program

Operation Second Chance has launched a veteran mentor program. The program is designed to ensure the mental, physical and financial readiness of veterans and their families post separation or retirement from the military. Applications for both mentors and mentees are now being accepted.

Northern Virginia Veteran Hiring Expo – Dec 20

Northern Virginia Veteran & Military Family Hiring Expo! This is the hiring event you will want to attend if you are a veteran or a family member of a veteran! When: Thursday, December 20th, 2018, from 11:00am - 2:00pm. Where: The Clubs at Quantico & Crossroads Events Center, 3017 Russell Rd., Quantico, VA 22134

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