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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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  • Friday, October 19, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    America's Final Years in Vietnam

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Withdrawal: Reassessing America's Final Years in Vietnam on October 19, at 7pm. Led by Gregory A. Daddis, Chapman University, Orange, California. 

    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.

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    West Point in West Point, NY

    Drexel Hamilton West Point Tailgate

    Drexel Hamilton hosts a West Point Tailgate event on October 20, 9am-7pm. Join for food, drinks, and fun. Children and family are welcome.

    Register here.

    Game tickets are separate. Contact Aaron Leonard for game tickets.

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    American Legion Post #269 in Patchogue, NY

    Dwyer Project Community Breakfast

    The Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans Peer Support Project presents their Monthly Community Breakfast on October 20, 10-11am. This month they partner with Island Harvest Food Bank. Coffee and bagels will be served.

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM

    Service Leadership Corps Launch Project

    The Mission Continues launches their brand new program - the Service Leadership Corps with a Service Project with the Boys and Girls Club of Newark on October 20, 12-4pm. 

    Veterans from all across the country will join the Newark Service Platoon in an impact service event in Newark's Central Ward. They'll revitalize the entire campus of the Boys and Girls Club, which includes Jesse Allen Park, Grace West Homes, Miller Spencer School, and the Boys and Girls Club.

    Register here.

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 08:00 PM through October 21, 2018
    American Legion Rawley Post in Brooklyn, NY

    CWVA Halloween Fundraiser

    Attend the Combat Wounded Veterans of America Halloween Fundraiser on October 20, 8pm - midnight. Enjoy free beer and appetizers, deejay, games, spiritual medium, adult balloon maker, magician, and fun. Free face painting is available 6-8pm. Relay race, Halloween Cat Walk, Severed Head Pass. Prizes for games. Costumes mandatory!

     

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 08:00 PM through October 21, 2018
    American Legion Rawley Post in Brooklyn, NY

    Adult Halloween Hell Veterans Fundraiser Party

    Combat Wounded Veterans of America presents their Adult Halloween Hell Veterans Fundraiser Party on October 20, 8pm-midnight. Cost is $20 donation and includes beverages, appetizers, deejay, games, prizes, and fun.

    combatwoundedveteransofamerica.org

  • Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 11:30 AM

    American Legion Riders Motorcycle Romp

    American Legion Post 620 hosts the 2nd Annual Bronx County American Legion Riders Motorcycle Romp on October 21, 11:30am-5:30pm. The event is open to the veteran community, Motorcycle Clubs, friends and family. Participate in the horseshoe and volleyball competitions, as well as their famous motorcycle challenge, slow bike race, tire toss, barrel roll,pPlank-line balance,
    cones of death, and more. Donation ticket price includes food, refreshments, and music.

  • Monday, October 22, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Cardozo School of Law in New York, NY

    How Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was Repealed

    The Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution presents How Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was Repealed Or How the Military Does ADR Proud on October 22, 5-7pm. This program will explore the behind the scenes multi-party negotiations that led to the 2010 repeal. 

    This program will discuss how the Pentagon facilitated a consensus among military branches, key members of Congress and outside interest groups. Their experience is an instructive case study of negotiations and consensus building on a "hot-button" issue that many are aware of, but few know the details of how a consensus was built.

    Cocktail reception to follow.

    RSVP here.

  • Monday, October 22, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Uniondale Starbucks in Uniondale, NY

    Military Mondays Hofstra Law Clinic

    The Hofstra Law Veterans Law Clinic meets October 22, 6-8pm, for free advice and counsel appointments for veterans. They can assist with disability compensation, disability claims, and discharge upgrade claims. Call or email to make an appointment.

  • Monday, October 22, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    The Public Theater in New York, NY

    AITAF Bridge Award Play Reading

    Attend a reading of the 2018 AITAF Bridge Award - War Stories, by Vinnie Lyman. RSVP to events@aitaf.org to attend.