Welcome to OurVeterans.NYC!

This website is a project of the NYC Veterans Alliance to provide ongoing information to our community of veterans, military members, and their families across the NYC Metro area about events, opportunities, 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. 

We welcome your submissions at ourveterans@nycveteransalliance.org

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  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    Richmondtown Library in Staten Island, NY

    Boots to Business Reboot Course

    This two-step entrepreneurial program offered by the Small Business Administration begins with an in-person course on June 22, 10:30am, instructed by a leading entrepreneurship professional, where participants learn the fundamentals of business ownership, including evaluating business concepts, legal and financial practices. Participants will meet local SBA partners who can assist them after the course. To sign up for the Boots to Business Reboot course, interested participants must fill out the Boots to Business Reboot registration form at https://sbavets.force.com/s/. Create an account to register.

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 01:00 PM
    Brooklyn in Brooklyn, NY

    Veterans Information Workshop

    Attend the Veterans Information Workshop on June 22, 1pm. Meet with Military & Veteran Services, Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, Homeless Female Veterans/Veterans with Families Reintegration Program, Vets2Jobs, Office of Veterans Affairs, VA Medical Center, Legal Information, Housing & Employment, Internships for Veterans and Spouses, Disabled Veterans Business Development, Advocacy Programs/Discharge Update, Mobile Food Industry, Employer Recruitment, Financial counseling.

    Email to RSVP to the event.

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 05:00 PM
    Manhattan VA Center in New York, NY

    Red Cross Resume Review

    The American Red Cross and NY Harbor VA offer a Resume Review and Job Skills Training event for Veterans on June 22, 5pm. It will be led by experts in Human Resources from Con Edison. Free food. Space is limited. RSVP by June 20. Bring your completed resume.


  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Galvanize in New York, NY

    IVMF Veteran Entreprenuership Focus Group

    The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University with support from Bunker Labs, holds an Entreprenuership Focus Group on June 22, 6pm. They want to learn more about the challenges veterans and military connected persons face with regard to entrepreneurship. A final report on the notable findings, lessons learned, and best practices will be prepared and compiled into a document that will be shared with Bunker Labs and IVMF's corporate partners.

    Sign up here. And stay for Bunker Lab's Bunker Brews!

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Galvanize in New York, NY

    Bunker Brews Veteran Panel Discussion

    Attend Bunker Brews on June 22, 6pm. Bunker Brews is a happy hour event for veteran entrepreneurs / innovators / intrapreneurs in the New York City community and the supporter evangelist community, hosted by Bunker Labs NY. Friends and significant others are always welcome. This month's event, sponsored by Deloitte, will feature a technology focused panel by three veteran trail blazers.

    Please RSVP


  • Friday, June 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, NY

    Military Family Clinic - Working with Military Families Workshop

    The Working with Military Families: The Greater NYC Military Family Clinic Consortium Workshop will be June 23, 11am-3pm. Topics include: Assessing Military Families, Exposure Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Child Therapy, Interactive Discussion.

    Register here.

  • Friday, June 23, 2017 at 02:00 PM
    H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge, NY

    Veterans Docket Day

    All veterans are invited to Veterans Docket Day on June 23, 2pm. On VDD, veterans will be given priority consideration an expedited processing at the Suffolk County Traffic & Parking Violations Agency. Any veteran with an open moving violation, a parking violation or a red light camera citation may attend the program. The program will continue on the 3rd Friday of every month. See a clerk to be scheduled for VDD.

  • Friday, June 23, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Bill's Bar & Burger in New York, NY

    The Mission Continues VSO Engagement Social

    Join The Mission Continues and various Veterans Service Organizations throughout New York City for a Social on June 23, 6-9pm.

    Learn about all the VSO's that are a part of this collaboration, meet fellow veterans, network, and simply have a good time. 

    Guests are welcome. Register here.

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 08:00 AM
    Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, NJ

    Mission Transition 5k Walk.Run.Ruck

    **Rescheduled from May 13, due to weather. If you cannot attend the new date, contact Joey Mac Dizon for a refund. Tickets already purchased will be honored.**

    In an effort to raise awareness about transitioning service members and first responders, the 1st Annual Mission Transition 5k Walk.Run.Ruck will take place June 24, 8am-1pm.

    Support our service members and first responders. 100% of net proceeds will go into Mission Transition's mission and related programs, which is dedicated to providing their qualified men and women with educational opportunities, funding necessary certifications, and empowering mentorship.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 09:45 AM
    Concrete Plant Park in Bronx, NY

    The Mission Continues Concrete Plant Park Cleanup

    Join The Mission Continues and the Bronx River Alliance for a for a cleanup of Concrete Plant Park on June 24 9:45am, for the 6th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep, a day of service for the waterways of New York City and the Hudson Valley.

    Volunteers should meet at the benches near the big red tower at Concrete Plant Park. This Sweep project is best accessed by public transportation. This site is suitable for elementary-aged children with proper adult supervision.

    Originally, a source of fishing and fresh water to the Mohegan Native Americans, the historic Bronx River, became an attraction for industry and trade. Unfortunately, with the industry, came heavy amounts of pollution, degrading the waterway. Concrete Plant Park is one of many green spaces that now the line river creating a platform for outdoor recreation like row boating, biking, and sports. This clean-up event will prevent trash from being washed down the Bronx River into Long Island Sound. 

    Bring sunblock and a hat, water and snacks! Register here.