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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. 

We welcome your submissions at ourveterans@nycveteransalliance.org for posting here free of charge. If you are interested in sponsored content or program sponsorship, please email olivia@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    A Conversation With Veterans’ Service Leaders

    Join NYSHealth for a Conversation with Veterans' Service Leaders on December 12, 12-1:30pm, with Brigadier General (ret.) Loree Sutton, M.D., Commissioner of DVS, and a representative of DVA. Speakers will discuss the history of their respective organizations, the scope of their work and services offered, future goals of each organization, and the issues that veterans in New York face.

    Nearly 800,000 New Yorkers have worn the uniform in service to our country. Two of the largest organizations that provide and coordinate benefits and services to these veterans - while also advocating on their behalf - are the New York City Department of Veterans Services (DVS) and the New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA). 

    Register here by December 8.

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    David Lynch Foundation in New York, NY

    Transcendental Meditation Course

    The David Lynch Foundation offers a Transcendental Meditation Course December 12 - 15. 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.

    Register here.

    An introductory class is available November 29, 12pm.

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 04:00 PM

    Re-Entry Holiday Open House

    Race for Re-Entry hosts a Holiday Open House on December 12, 4-7pm. RSVP here.

    The Race for Re-Entry is a community collective intended to raise awareness, inspire collaboration and implement solutions in communities impacted by incarceration. Our model is designed for implementation in U.S. counties where there is a disproportionate number of criminal justice-involved residents and an inequitable division of health and social resources.

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 07:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Military Healthcare Blue Star Families Webinar

    Blue Star Families offers a webinar about Military Healthcare on December 12, 7pm (ET). Have questions about Military Healthcare? Want to know about the upcoming changes to Tricare and how it will affect you? Join us as we have Christopher Lopez from The Defense Health Agency (DHA) as a special guest. He will cover upcoming changes and best practices to help you meet your needs. The DHA supports quality health services to Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries and is responsible for driving greater integration of clinical and business processes across the Military Healthcare System.

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    Veterans Base Camp in Chaplin, CT

    IAVA CT Meeting of the Minds

    IAVA Connecticut holds a Meeting of the Minds on December 13, 11am-2pm. Join a day of collaboration and networking at Veterans Base Camp. Discuss the major topics affecting Veterans and our community today. Come up with solutions to the major stumbling blocks for Veterans' and their caregivers. Featuring guest speakers Vadim Panasyuk (Rapid Response Referral Program) and David Nedlin (Veterans Home Network). Lunch will be served.

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 05:30 PM
    St. Joseph's College in Patchogue, NY

    PBS Documentary The Vietnam War Panel Discussion

    Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans Peer Support Project presents a Panel and Audience Discussion of the PBS Documentary The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, on December 13, 5:30-7:30pm. Panelists include Joan Furey, RN, MA (1st Lt., US Army); Al Vitters, PhD (Col., US Army); James Mullin, DPA, LCSW (Capt., US Army); and Denis Demers, PhD, LMSW (Spec/5, US Army).

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Veterans Activity Center in Ronkonkoma, NY

    Credit & Debt Workshop

    Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, Boots on the Ground NY offers financial workshops. Attend Credit & Debt on December 13, 6pm.

  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    JPMorgan Chase in Brooklyn, NY

    Veteran Information Technology Interview Hiring Day

    JPMorgan Chase offers a Veteran Information Technology Interview Hiring Day on December 14 at their Brooklyn Metrotech location. This is for veterans and transitioning military only. They’re looking for all level skilled, experienced technology professionals. Interviews are by appointment only. No walk-ins. Hiring managers will be on site to conduct interviews.

    Register and create a profile here. Candidates will be contacted if selected.

    Open positions include: project managers, software engineers, application developers, Java, C#, .NET, application support analysts, technology operations, engineers, information risk analysts, quality assurance, program managers, systems engineers, cyber, etc. Click here for a full list on the career job search website. 

    The deadline to apply is December 6. Applicants will be notified no later than December 11.

    https://www.veteranjobsmission.com/veterans

  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    Long Island in Melville, NY

    New York Life Veteran Open House

    Attend the New York Life Veteran Open House on December 14, 10am-12pm. They’ll offer career opportunities as a financial professional. Dress professionally and bring your resume.

    Register here.

  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 03:00 PM
    Online

    VET Initiative Webinar

    The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars offers their upcoming webinar Veterans Employment Trajectory Initiative on December 14, 3pm (EST). Initiative Manager Mike Duerr (CPT US Army, Ret.), will provide a detailed overview of the VET Initiative highlighting the program's unique military-to-civilian transition components taking place in the nation's capital during Summer 2018.

    You'll learn more about: Application and selection processes, Professional advancement components, Academic credit opportunities, Unique internship opportunities for all majors and career interests, Mentor network and additional support mechanisms.

    Undergraduate and graduate members of all majors and career interests are invited to join the webinar to learn more about this fully-funded professional immersion and academic opportunity. RSVP here.