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This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to connect our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area with events, opportunities, organizations, and resources to improve their lives and empower them. Events and Bulletin Board posts are submitted and managed by various organizations across the NYC Metro area; please address questions or concerns directly to the point of contact listed for each post. This listing is for informational purposes and does not constitute endorsement. 

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  • Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    PayPal in New York, NY

    wVOWS Female Veteran Mentoring & Personal Branding

    Women Veterans On Wall Street presents Female Veteran Mentoring & Personal Branding on March 22, 5-8pm.

    Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from speakers regarding mentoring, personal branding, and valuable learnings from female veterans’ perspective. Following the reception, stick around for the networking cocktail event, where guests are encouraged to continue conversations following the panel discussion, and see the unveiling of the metal reprint of “Portrait of a Woman” the original of which is currently displayed at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington, VA.

    Panelists include: Diego Rubio, Co-Founder, wVOWS (Moderator); Brandis DeSimone, Managing Director, Nasdaq; Heather Holcomb, Senior Product Manager, PayPal; Jennifer Kamrowski, Principal, EY; Kate Migliaro, Director, Veterans and Diversity Initiatives, Apollo Global Management. Guest Speaker and Opening Keynote offered by Heather Paquette, Detroit Office Managing Partner, KPMG.

    Register here by March 15.

    The Women Veterans On Wall Street (wVOWS) is a newly established sub-committee of VOWS, which strives to raise awareness for women veterans, support women veterans transitioning from the military into the workforce, and establish a strong support network for women veterans across the country, through our multiple VOWS Chapters. The wVOWS mission will target the specific issues and concerns specific around women veterans that align with the overall VOWS mission.

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    The Woodmere Club in Woodmere, NY

    Rock and Wrap It Up! Humanitarian Award

    Rock and Wrap It Up! will honor Publishers Clearing House with the Lena and Joseph Mandelbaum Humanitarian Award on March 22, 6pm.

    Rock and Wrap It Up! is a global think tank working to reduce poverty. Using greening tactics, they recover food and other assets to be given to agencies fighting poverty, increasing their operating budgets. This allows the agencies to hire more service providers such as tutors, social workers, job placement counselors and mental health counselors to attack the root cause of poverty. Rock and Wrap It Up! recovers food and other assets in Sports, Music, Schools, Film, TV, Hospitals and Hotels.

    Email Diane to rsvp.


  • Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Casa de Montecristo in New York, NY

    Chamber of Commerce Veteran Appreciation Day

    The New York State Veteran Chamber of Commerce offers a Veterans Appreciation Day on March 22, 6:30-8:30pm. Take this opportunity to network, brainstorm, and promote each other’s businesses and branches. There is a $25 charge for a premium cigar and tasting of Johnny Walker 18.

    Register here.

  • Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11:30 AM
    Wounded Warrior Project in New York, NY

    Transcendental Meditation Course & Lunch

    The David Lynch Foundation offers an Introductory Transcendental Meditation Class on March 23, 11:30am-1pm. It features a simple, easily learned technique to increase energy and focus, and reduce stress and anxiety. Peer-reviewed studies have found TM reduces PTS symptoms including anxiety, depression and sleep deprivation.

    Lunch will be included.

    Register here.


  • Friday, March 23, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Columbia University in New York, NY

    Stand Down Soldier Screening

    The African Diaspora International Film Festival invites Veterans to their free screening of Stand Down Soldier to celebrate Women's History Month on March 23, 6:30-8:30pm.

    Life of women after military service is seldom portrayed in films. The drama Stand Down Soldier tells the story of Sergeant Stacy Armstrong who returns home from three deployments suffering with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Soon after her return, she and her husband realize their 20-year marriage is about to be another casualty of war. Infidelity, addiction, and a tragic accident test the couple’s commitment. This fiction film explores some of the issues many returning soldiers confront in their civil life including mental health issues, loneliness, and drug addiction.

    RSVP here.


  • Friday, March 23, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    In the Shadows of the American Century

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power on March 23, at 7pm. Led by Alfred W. McCoy, University of Wisconsin. 

    NYMAS talks are free and open to the public. NYMAS is supported in part by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

  • Friday, March 23, 2018 at 08:00 PM
    Yonkers Tennis Center in Yonkers, NY

    Wounded Warrior Tennis Event

    Wounded Warrior Tennis holds an event on March 23, 8-11pm at Yonkers Tennis Center. 

    They plan to bring wounded veterans together to play tennis on a monthly or weekly basis. Enjoy playing tennis, socializing, raffles, gift bags, and wholesome food. The event is free of charge to the warrior and one guest of their choice. All skill levels are welcome, novice, intermediate, or advanced player.

    Register below. Space is limited.


  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 07:30 AM
    Rockefeller State Park Preserve in Sleepy Hollow, NY

    Team RWB Bronx Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon

    Team RWB Bronx will run The Sleepy Hollow Half-Marathon on March 24, 7:30am-12pm. The Half-Marathon features approximately 5 miles of carriage roads and groomed trails (meaning crushed gravel and dirt) in the Rockefeller State Park Preserve. The 13.1-mile USATF-certified course also travels along the Old Croton Aqueduct and, as in past years, winds through picturesque neighborhoods in Sleepy Hollow.

    Team RWB holds events open to veterans and civilians. Learn more and register here.

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 08:30 AM
    Beginning in Brooklyn in Brooklyn, NY

    Vietnam Veterans Tribute March

    Attend the Vietnam Veterans Tribute March on March 24, 8:30-11am. The march will retrace the route of the 1985 Welcome Home Parade from Korean War Veterans Plaza/Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn to Vietnam Veterans Plaza in Manhattan.

    Register here. Click here for further details about the route.

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 08:30 AM

    Reading the Names of the Fallen

    Attend a Reading of the Names of the Fallen on March 24, 8:30-10:30am to commemorate Vietnam Veterans Day. Volunteers will read the names of the 1,741 New Yorkers who lost their lives in the Vietnam War, as well as those who died in Iraq, Afghanistan and other post-9/11 operations. 

    The event will be followed by a wreath laying ceremony at 11am.

    You may volunteer to read names during the ceremony here.