Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

This is a public listing of submitted events & resources, maintained as a nonprofit project of NYC Veterans Alliance.

  • Monday, December 09, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Amazon Student Veteran Info & Networking Event

    Fordham University Office of Military and Veterans' Services offers an Amazon Student Veteran Info & Networking Event on December 9, 10am-2pm. Want to learn more about jobs for veterans at Amazon? Meet with an Amazon talent recruiter. Open to student veterans at all New York City schools.

    Register here.

  • Monday, December 09, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    A Discussion of VA Community Care

    SOS Veteran Stakeholders present A Discussion of VA Community Care on December 9, 10am-12:30pm. This workshop is designed to help people understand changes within the VA Health Care System as defined by the Mission Act. The Mission Act gives veterans greater access to healthcare in VA facilities and improves VA’s ability to recruit and retain the best medical providers. This workshop will be helpful for both veterans and veteran providers as well as health care providers. RSVP is required.

  • Monday, December 09, 2019 at 06:00 PM

    GI Go Fund Veterans Gala

    GI Go Fund hosts its annual Veterans Gala on December 9, 6-9pm, to celebrate the military community and the partners who have helped the organization succeed in 2019.

    Their annual Gala brings veterans, corporate leaders, and community partners together to meet and develop business relationships that will foster economic opportunities for former military personnel. In addition, they will honor several corporate and community leaders who have made a difference in the lives of military veterans.

    This year, they will honor all the partners who helped make the Navy SEAL Hudson River Swim this past August the success that it was, raising over $200,000 to end veteran homelessness!

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    New Venture Partners in Newark, NJ

    VetsInTech & DraftKings Web Development Graduation

    VetsInTech & DraftKings present the Web Development Graduation on December 12, 5:30-8:30pm. VIT supporters, employers, and student family members are welcome to join and support our veterans to see their great projects at this event.

    RSVP here.

  • Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Williamsburg Hotel in Brooklyn, NY

    Next Generation of Technology Leaders

    Participate in The Struggle to Develop the Next Generation of Technology Leaders and How Employee Activism will Shape the Future of Corporate Management on December 12, 6-8:30pm.

    Attend this special presentation and interactive discussion on this hot topic plaguing the workforce. In this think tank, you'll get to hear from (and strategize with) guest speaker Major General Brett T. Williams, who led global cyber command for the US Department of Defense, leading thousands of service people and civilians during combat and peace times, in four executive leadership roles including as an Air Force General Officer, before retiring and transitioning into the field of IT and cybersecurity. Currently, Brett is a co-founder and the Chief Operating Officer at IronNet Cybersecurity. He is also a much sought-after leadership coach and mentor. 

    Lite bites, beverages and wine will be served. Veterans encouraged to attend.

    RSVP here.

  • Friday, December 13, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene HQ in Long Island City, NY

    Veterans Mental Health First Aid

    The Veterans Mental Health Coalition of NYC offers Veterans Mental Health First Aid on December 13, 9am-5pm. 

    A RAND Corp study indicates that more than half of service members returning to civilian life in New York State return with psychological injuries. Only one-third ever seek treatment.
     
    Veterans often forsake their emotional health because other support services are at the top of their priority lists - housing, employment, legal services, and other non-mental health services. That means a majority of veterans in New York City who are suffering from behavioral health disorders are not getting the supports they need to recover. 
         
    Suicide is preventable if we can connect returning service members and veterans with appropriate care early-on.  
     
    And you don't have to be a clinician to make a difference.
    Join other non-mental health providers who recognize the important role they play as gatekeepers to mental health support for service members, veterans and their families and register HERE.
  • Friday, December 13, 2019 at 05:15 PM
    Chelsea Piers Fitness in New York, NY

    Task & Purpose Bootcamp Burnout

    Task & Purpose in conjunction with Chelsea Piers, PEFORMIX and SOFLETE host an hour-long fitness class and Military & Veteran Meet & Greet on December 13, 5:15-7:30pm to raise money for FitOps Foundation.

    FitOps is a non-profit organization powered by PERFORMIX that transforms the lives of veterans through fitness. Built on the fitness and leadership experience that veterans gain during their time in the service, FitOps trains and certifies veterans, who are passionate about health and wellness, as elite personal trainers with the aim to help them find success after the military in the fitness industry.

    RSVP here

  • Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:30 AM

    Mission Continues Wreaths Across America

    The Mission Continues Queens Platoon supports Wreaths Across America at Cypress Hills National Cemetery on December 14, 11:30am-3:30pm, to remember and honor our veterans through the laying of remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud. 

    Register here with 4th Platoon or here with 3rd Platoon.

  • Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 02:00 PM
    Sgt Michael Ollis VFW Post 9587 in Staten Island, NY

    Purple Heart Reunited Foundation Ceremony

    Purple Heart Reunited Foundation reunites lost Purple Hearts with their owners or families and will hold ceremonies on December 15, 2-5pm. SSG Michael Ollis VFW Post 9587 will be presented with PVT William F. Murray's framed Purple Heart where it will be honored for years to come. 

    RSVP here.

  • Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    Worldwide Veteran and Family Services Christmas Giveaway

    Worldwide Veteran and Family Services presents a Christmas Giveaway on December 17, 11am-2pm, in partnership with Women Health Veteran. 

    Bring your military/veteran ID; first come, first served.

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