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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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  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    Miller Field in Staten Island, NY

    Fleet Week 2018 Aviation Static Display

    Attend the Aviation Static Display at Miller Field on May 22, 10am-12pm, during Fleet Week 2018. Enjoy music from the Navy Band Northeast's "Brass Band" and see a Helicopter Assault Demonstration. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Central Park in New York, NY

    Fleet Week Navy Band Concert

    Navy Band Northeast's Ceremonial Band will perform a concert in Central Park at the Naumberg Band Shell on May 22, 12-1:15pm. Event is free and open to the public.

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    9/11 Memorial Museum in New York, NY

    9/11 Memorial Museum - The Future of al-Qaeda

    The 9/11 Memorial Museum presents The Future of al-Qaeda on May 22, 7-8:30pm. Seventeen years after 9/11, al-Qaeda continues to pose a significant threat to American security. Recently overshadowed by ISIS, al-Qaeda remains active, adapting their operations and priorities in the Middle East. Norwegian scholar Anne Stenersen, Senior Fellow at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, will examine al-Qaeda’s methods over the last 30 years and discuss the future of this terrorist group.

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    New York Harbor

    Fleet Week 2018 Parade of Ships

    The Parade of Ships officially kicks off 2018 Fleet Week New York. The participating ships can be seen along the Hudson River between the hours of 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. (times may vary) from various landmarks, including Battery Park, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and George Washington Bridge. Fort Hamilton is scheduled to do 11-gun salute as the flagship, USS Arlington, passes by. Event is free to the public to view.


  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    New York Aquarium in Brooklyn, NY

    Fleet Week Navy Divers at NY Aquarium

    U.S. Navy divers will be diving in the tank at the NY Aquarium for guests to view. Come out and take photos and interact with them throughout the day.

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11:30 AM
    Pier A Harbor House in New York, NY

    Fleet Week IAVA Luncheon

    Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America presents the 2018 NYC Fleet Week Luncheon on May 23, 11:30am. This one-of-a-kind annual event draws leaders in politics, media, advocacy, and the veteran community. Join IAVA as we kick off the Memorial Day Weekend and 2018 Fleet Week with a fun afternoon of sandwiches and drinks while we watch the best Navy in the world sail up the river to their Fleet Week positions. This is a family friendly affair: bring your children to share this incredible experience.

    Hosted by Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy, Hellboy), Willie Geist (MSNBC), Bill Hemmer (Fox News), and J.W. Cortes (Gotham).

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:30 PM
    South Street Seaport in New York, NY

    Fleet Week Navy Band Concert at South Street Seaport

    Navy Band Northeast's Brass Band will perform a concert at the South Street Seaport. Event is free and open to the public.

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 01:00 PM
    Liberty Island

    Fleet Week U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team Performance

    U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team will perform on Liberty Island. Event is free and open to the public.

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Datadog in New York, NY

    Operation Code Personal Pitch Workshop

    Operation Code NYC presents a Personal Pitch Workshop on May 23, 6:30-8:30pm. They will have several quicktalks for the evening, covering various topics including a career-focused presentation. Then break into a small group of 3-5 members, and hold a personal pitch workshop.

    Register here.

    Operation Code is a non-profit dedicated to helping military veterans transition into the tech industry.

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Jewish Center in New York, NY

    Jewish Community Memorial Service

    The UJA-Federation of New York presents the Jewish Community Memorial Service on May 23, 6:30pm. The evening features a memorial service and program honoring the lives of service members who were killed defending our country and those veterans who had a chance to live out their lives. Additionally, the program also pays tribute to the dedication of our active and retired service members of the United States Armed Services.

    This year, you will hear from special guest speaker U.S. Army Colonel Jack Jacobs (retired), a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions during the Vietnam War.

    Following the program, there will be a hands-on volunteer project sponsored by Major Stuart Adam Wolfer Institute (MSAWI) to assemble care packages for service members overseas.