Welcome to OurVeterans.NYC!

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 adrienne@nycveteransalliance.org for more information. 

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  • Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morristown, NJ

    The War Before the War

    The 2019 North Jersey Civil War Round Table’s Book Award presents The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War, by Prof. Andrew Delbanco, Columbia University on April 24, 7-9pm. Attend the award presentation and lecture.

    Contact Rich Rosenthal for additional details.

  • Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    The Muse in New York, NY

    Operation Code NYC Resume Review

    Operation Code NYC meets at The Muse on April 25, 6-9pm for a Resume/LinkedIn Review Meetup. Food and drinks will be provided.

    Get an intro to Google Analytics and Tag Manager and then enjoy a lively panel discussion on how to master the technical job search, and how to maintain that success once hired.

    RSVP here.

    The Muse is the best place for the next gen workforce to research companies and careers. More than 75 million people each year trust The Muse to help them win at work, from professional advancement and skills-building to finding a job. Organizations use the platform to attract and hire talent by providing an authentic look at company culture, workplace, and values through the stories of their employees.

    Operation Code is a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans transition into the tech industry. Operation Code is open to all, and they have many non-military volunteers, so please join!

  • Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, NY

    Month of the Military Child Fun Day

    Join Blue Star Families and FDNY for a day of activities and fun to celebrate Month of the Military Child on April 26, 11am-3pm. FDNY will bring their fire safety house: a two-story mobile classroom that provides children with a hands-on, realistic learning experience. Kids will have the opportunity to play outdoors and receive a grab-bag of small giveaways.

    RSVP here.

  • Friday, April 26, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    The Water Club in New York, NY

    Operation Warrior Shield Spring Gala

    Attend the Operation Warrior Shield Spring Gala on April 26, 6-10pm. Enjoy dinner, cocktails, and entertainment. Black tie optional.

    Honoring:

    Commissioner Loree Sutton, USA Brig. Gen. retired, NYC Department of Veterans Services

    Bob Roth, CEO, David Lynch Foundation

    Justin Constantine, USMC Lt. Col. retired, Inspirational Speaker

    Emcee: Jane Hanson

    Dinner, Cocktails and Entertainment: Steven Maglio, Daniel Rodriguez, The Janes

    Special Guest: Susan Lucci, Entertainer of the Year

    Purchase tickets here.

    Visit operationwarriorshield.com for additional details.

  • Friday, April 26, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    War by Numbers

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts War by Numbers: Understanding Conventional Combat on April 26, at 7pm. Led by Christopher A. Lawrence, The Dupuy Institute. 

    NYMAS talks are free and open to the public. NYMAS is supported in part by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

  • Friday, April 26, 2019 at 08:00 PM
    Yonkers Tennis Center in Yonkers, NY

    Tennis Serving Vets

    Tennis Serving Vets is a free event on April 26, 8-10pm, welcoming all veterans who would like to play. Tennis is known to be the sport of a lifetime that offers healing and is also lots of fun. No experience is necessary, all levels are welcome.

    Email for additional information.

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 08:30 AM

    Mission Continues Spring Rebuild Brooklyn

    The Mission Continues Brooklyn Platoon heads out to Brownsville Brooklyn once again for an impactful day of service on April 27, 10am-2pm. They will collaborate with Rebuilding Together NYC to make it all happen. This is going to be a huge project and they need all the help they can get.

    More project details to come.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Long Island State Veterans Home in Stony Brook, NY

    Long Island Benefits & Resource Event

    Long Island State Veterans Home hosts a Benefits & Resource Event on April 27, 9am-1pm for veterans and community members. Continental breakfast, coffee & tea will be available.

    Representatives from a variety of federal, state, and local service agencies will be present to distribute information and answer your questions. Take advantage of free health screenings.

    www.listateveteranshome.org

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Veteran Chamber of Commerce Free IT Training

    The New York State Veteran Chamber of Commerce offers free IT Training for Veterans on April 27, 10am-2pm. 

    Topics to be covered include free training websites for veterans and technical schools that accept the GI Bill. Training will include Cisco, Project Management, Salesforce, and others.

    RSVP here.

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Mission Continues Newark Service-a-thon

    The Mission Continues Newark Platoon partners with The Friends of Jesse Allen Park for a Spring Service-a-Thon on April 27, 10am-2pm. They aim to beautify the neighborhood and change the relationship between the people and spaces that they occupy to support an ongoing evolution of the community.

    More project details to come.

    Register here.