Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance. During the COVID-19 emergency, please be advised that in-person events have been cancelled. For future events, please contact the event organizer. 

Do you need resources or help during the COVID-19 emergency? See Veterans Mutual Aid - NYC Metro. We welcome you to request any help you may need, whether you'd like a fellow veteran to give you a call to check in, or you need food assistance or other help:

  • Friday, July 03, 2020 at 08:00 PM

    ASAP Comedy Talk Show Night with Clean AF

    Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) presents Talk Show Night with Clean AF for free on July 3, 8-9pm. 

    All Clean AF Talk Show Hosts are ASAP Community Members: 

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, July 04, 2020 at 08:00 AM

    Team RWB Virtual Fourth of July Vinyasa Flow

    Team RWB brings you a Virtual Fourth of July Vinyasa Flow on July 4, 8am (EST). Join Eagles across the country for a 45-minute vinyasa flow. Prepare to sweat in this energizing practice. All levels welcome.

    Click here for virtual practice (or catch the recording later).

    See more virtual fitness opportunities here.

  • Saturday, July 04, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    Statue of Liberty in New York, NY

    Salute to Great Cities of the American Revolution

    The Department of Defense will conduct a Salute to Great Cities of the American Revolution flyover of New York City on July 4, 5pm, to recognize the role of the city in the birth of this great nation.

    The aircraft are scheduled to fly down the Hudson River at approximately 5pm and pass just east of the Statue of Liberty. Multiple aircraft from the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps will fly over in five waves. The flyover will be led by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, followed by B-1, B-2, and B-52 bombers, F-15 and F-22 fighters, and U.S. Marine Corps F-35 fighters.

    The Department of Defense is proud to be part of this celebration of the nation's 244th birthday. This flyover represents a small part of our military capacity and capability to continue to protect and defend the nation. Homeland defense is their top priority.

    Note: The flyover is dependent upon weather and air traffic control. Weather minimums are 3000' and 5 miles visibility.

  • Saturday, July 04, 2020 at 08:00 PM

    A Capitol Fourth

    Join Blue Star Families for the 40th Anniversary presentation of A Capitol Fourth on July 4, 8pm (EST). The show will air on PBS, the American Forces Network and live stream on FacebookYouTube, and the Capitol Fourth's website.

  • Monday, July 06, 2020 at 02:00 PM

    Blue Star Families Spouseforce Orientation

    Blue Star Families offers Spouseforce Orientation on July 6, 2-3pm (EST). We have all been there – trying to make new connections and get job leads, all while working hard to land that career opportunity. Start your career planning the right way with #BSFSpouseforce.

    RSVP here.

    When you attend the Blue Star Families Spouseforce Orientation you’ll receive:

    • Personalized assistance
    • Resume evaluation & tips
    • Local resources and connections to support your career goals

    Relocating soon? No problem! Blue Star Careers has the tools to connect you to other communities.

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn, NY

    Veterans Rally Because Black Lives Matter

    Black Veterans For Social Justice present a Veterans Rally Because Black Lives Matter on July 7, 5pm. 

    For over 40 years, Black Veterans for Social Justice has been rooted in combating racism in NYC for veterans and non-veterans. Black Veterans for Social Justice actively works to close the gap in racial disparities in employment, housing, health, and benefits. This work is not new to them, and Black Veterans for Social Justice will continue to do the work to ensure there is true equity for all Black Americans.

    If you cannot attend, rally can be viewed at

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    Veterans of New York Virtual Roll Call

    Veterans of New York hosts a Virtual Roll Call on July 7, 6pm. This month they will be discussing tips on building your professional career.

    If you would like to join in, email to access the link.

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2020 at 07:00 PM

    VetsinTech Virtual Employer Event - Building Your Story

    Join VetsinTech for a Virtual Employer Event - Building Your Story & Resume for mission-driven companies on July 7, 7-8pm (EST). 

    Over 250,000 veterans transition out of service every year, 80% of them enter civilian life without a job — meanwhile there are millions of open roles in tech. VetsinTech is partnering with Twilio to provide vital resources to the veteran community to close this employment gap. They are offering this free webinar to introduce you to five people who have successfully transitioned into tech roles and to provide you with key skills, including storytelling and resume building, which will help you stand out while applying to and interviewing for jobs at mission-driven companies.

    RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, July 08, 2020 at 02:00 PM
    Online in New York, NY

    MOAA LinkedIn for Networking

    Military Officers Association of America offers LinkedIn for Networking on July 8, 2-3pm (EST). 

    By now, many of us recognize the significance of LinkedIn but may not be exactly sure about how to maximize its value. LinkedIn is extremely beneficial for networking, but it is important to understand how to grow and sustain the relationships to make that possible. 

    Interested in mastering your LinkedIn profile? Let MOAA help! Join two MOAA career transition specialists for an hour of insights and information on the use of LinkedIn for networking. They will share LinkedIn best practices as well as answer your questions.   

    Regardless of your status — actively looking for a job, making a career transition, or happily ensconced in a position you love — you should always be cultivating and maintaining a strong professional network. What better way than making the most of your LinkedIn profile? 

    Register here.

  • Wednesday, July 08, 2020 at 06:00 PM

    Patton Veterans Project Zoom Reunion

    Patton Veterans Project presents a Zoom Reunion on July 8, 6-7:30pm (EST) for alumni of their I Was There film workshops. Join the event for Personal Reflections on Race in the Military. 

    Also featuring guests Founder and vice-chair Ben Patton; Brigadier General (Ret) Lawrence E. Gillespie, Sr, Chairman of the National Board of Directors of The Rocks, Inc.; and Wesley Becton Jr., co-founder and CEO of George Washington Street Partners

    Register here.