Connecting Our NYC Metro Veterans Community

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

  • Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Chelsea Piers in New York, NY

    Headstrong’s Annual NYC Gala

    Join Headstrong for their Annual NYC Gala on October 17, 6-11pm. Enjoy a special evening in support of comprehensive mental healthcare for military veterans.

    The cocktail reception begins at 6pm and dinner/program begins at 7:30pm.

    Purchase tickets online here.

  • Friday, October 18, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    Obama, Trump, and the American Military

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Obama, Trump, and the American Military: A Tale of Differences and Similarities on October 18, at 7pm. Led by Richard H. Kohn, Professor Emeritus of History and Peace, War, and Defense University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

    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 19, 2019 at 04:00 PM
    The Wicked Monk in Brooklyn, NY

    Hope for the Warriors Annual Hero’s Benefit

    Attend Hope for the Warriors 5th Annual Hero’s Benefit on October 19, 4-10pm. This is a free event for those 21 or older. Enjoy drink specials, live music, raffles, auction, 50/50, a photo booth, t-shirt giveaway — all for a donation at the door. All door and raffle proceeds will be donated to Hope For The Warriors, a national nonprofit that provides comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans, military families and families of the fallen. 

    Learn more here.

    www.hopeforthewarriors.org

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Metropolitan Club in New York, NY

    Bunker Labs Inaugural Gala

    Bunker Labs presents their Inaugural Gala on October 23, 6-9pm. The inaugural Bunker Labs Gala showcases veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs, empowers the local entrepreneurial ecosystems, and builds powerful connections between the veteran and business communities.

    Purchase tickets here.

  • Friday, November 01, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    The Allure of Battle

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts The Allure of Battle: How Wars Are Won and Lost on November 1, at 7pm. Led by Cathal J. Nolan, from Boston University

    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, November 02, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Madison Square Park in New York, NY

    Eternal Light Monument Cleaning

    This is an annual opportunity for adult and youth volunteers alike to clean the Eternal Light Monument in Madison Square Park in preparation of the 2019 Veterans Day Parade. The monument was placed in 1923 in honor of WWI veterans.

  • Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Madison Square Park in New York, NY

    Veterans Day Parade 2019

    Don't miss the 2019 Veterans Day Parade on November 11.

    The opening ceremony begins at 11am in Madison Square Park. Limited seating is available at the opening ceremony, with preference given to disabled and elderly veterans. 

    The parade follows at approximately 12-3:30pm along 5th Ave. The youth tribute march preceding it will start at 11:05am.

    Medal of Honor Recipient Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura (U.S. Army) is one of the Grand Marshals.

    Spectators (especially family & friends of participants) are encouraged to gather to show their support along the parade route. You can also see the broadcast on WABC, American Forces Network and live stream on parade.uwvc.org/watch-the-parade

    Visit uwvc.org for additional information and updates.

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    Bloomberg LP in New York, NY

    Veteran Cultural Competence Training

    The VA, Fordham University, and the Syracuse University Institute of Veterans and Families are enabling a day of Veteran Cultural Competence Training on November 12, 9-5pm. Training consists of many different interactive events, military simulations, lectures, and a powerful theater production that illustrates the challenges of veterans and the community's responsibility for their re-integration. All of these exercises will prepare you to work more effectively with veterans and their families.

    Open to anyone who currently provides services to or employs veterans, like: Business leaders, HR executives, Medical health staff, Mental health professionals, University faculty, and Administrators.

    Learn how to deliver quality, culturally competent care and education to Veterans and their families. Understand how to acquire
    the best strategies for optimizing the performance and growth of Veterans.

    RSVP here.

  • Friday, November 15, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The Soldiers Sailors Club in New York, NY

    Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State

    The New York Military Affairs Symposium hosts Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State on November 15, at 7pm. Led by Karen J. Greenberg, Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School. 

    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, November 22, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    Towers on the Green in Queens, NY

    Project STAND Military & 1st Responders Appreciation Night

    Come spend the night celebrating our Armed Forces & 1st Responders on November 22, 6:30-10:30pm, and help raise money for Project STAND. Project STAND was established to support active military and Veterans as a result of a sudden emergency or hardship. Every man and woman that has honorably served deserves for us to stand up and do our part – Project STAND is that place.

    Attendees who are military or 1st responders are asked to please wear your dress uniform to represent your branch or unit of service.

    DJ / Raffles / Valet Parking / Formal Attire

    Cocktail Hour
    3 Course Meal BUFFET
    Water, Soft Drinks, Beer, & Wine Included
    Other Alcohol Cash Bar

    RSVP here.

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