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National AmericaServes In Practice Review – Feb 14

AmericaServes will be holding their Annual National In Practice Review on Thursday, February 14 from 10 am - 12 pm at AUSA Conference & Event Center in Arlington. For those not able to attend in person, there is also a live stream option available to join remotely.

Reduced Fair SmarTrip Cards for Disabled Veterans

WMATA is offering Reduced Fare SmarTrip ID cards to Veterans with a VA disability rating of 60% or greater. Obtaining a Reduced Fare SmarTrip ID can reduce costs by as much as 50% on Metrorail, Metrobus, MARC, MTA, and other participating providers. Rather than requiring a trip to Metro HQ, WMATA is offering additional opportunities to apply for their Disability Reduced Fare Program at the Pentagon Metro Station on specific dates until May 2019.

Dog Tag Fellowship Applications Are Now Open!

Do you know an entrepreneurial-minded service-disabled Veteran, military spouse, and/or caregiver? Through an intensive five-month program, Dog Tag Inc. provides participants with a transformative opportunity: an education through Georgetown University and experiential learning in our small business venture, Dog Tag Bakery. Upon completion of the fellowship program, fellows are business ready, competitive, and employable.

VA Women’s Health Transition Training

The VA has launched a pilot Women's Health TAP program and will offer courses on a variety of dates at both the Pentagon and Joint Base Andrews. The women veteran-led training will cover transformed culture of the VA for women, women's mental health & health care at the VA, eligibility and enrollment and more. Servicewomen planning to transition to Civilian or Reserve/National Guard status within the next year are encouraged to attend.

Military Spouse Coffee Connection @ Fort Belvoir – Feb 28

Join the USO as they host a small gathering for military spouses to connect with each other while enjoying a cup of coffee. This is a great way to network, share advice, discuss local events, and meet new friends! All active-duty spouses are welcome to attend. Thursday, February 28 from 10 am - 11 am at the USO Fort Belvoir.

Create a “HeART” for the WMAI Military Family Community Mural – Feb 9

Attention ALL military families, caregivers, mental health providers, arts organizations & community members! Help to support our military family members by decorating a pre-cut heart during Workhouse Arts Centers monthly Family Open Studio Day! The mural will be officially revealed on Armed Forces Day 2019 and travel to local military bases throughout the year! 

ServingTogether Highlights January 2019

Highlights from ServingTogether for the month of January! Check out what we've been up to, updates from AmericaServes and our upcoming collaborative information.

ServingTogether is Hiring!

EveryMind has an exciting opportunity for a dedicated professional to join our ServingTogether team as a Veteran Peer Navigator.  Transitioning service members, veterans, and spouses are encouraged to apply!

CAMMO Songwriting Workshop – Mar 8 & 9

The Center for American Military Music Opportunities (CAMMO) is a unique music program that is open to active duty service members and veterans. They are holding a songwriting workshop on March 8 & 9 in the Washington DC area.This workshop will partner professional songwriters who will engage them in the creative process to tell their stories.

Free Tax Assistance Sites

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers - especially those 50 and older. Listed are several sites in Loudoun County open January 29th through mid-April, 2019. Click on the link to AARP to see locations throughout the National Capital Region.

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