9/11 Memorial & Museum Salute to Service

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum will pay tribute to our country’s veterans during Salute to Service, a special tribute honoring our country’s veterans and the families and communities that support them.

From November 7-13, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will host a series of events and special programs for veterans and their families, as well as the visiting public. 

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Online Veterans Legacy Memorial

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs offers a new way for the public to pay tributes to veterans at the Veterans Legacy Memorial (VLM). The site, originally launched in 2019, contains a memorial page for each veteran and service member interred in a VA national cemetery. 

At the National Cemetery Administration, they believe that #NoVeteranEverDies and there are #MillionsofVeteransMillionsofStories. When you remember a veteran their legacy continues forever and ever.

In November 2020 they present the Find a Veteran, Post a Tribute campaign. Every day on the NCA Facebook and Twitter platforms they will feature one veteran with a tribute.

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In-Person VA Flu Shots

Take advantage of In-Person Flu Vaccinations at each of the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System campuses.

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Smiles for Veterans Dental Services

In honor of Veterans Day, Touro Dental Health will host its 3rd Annual Smiles for Veterans event throughout the month of November, providing free dental care for veterans, military service members and their families. Vets, military personnel, and their spouses are welcome to receive free dental screenings, x-rays, cleanings, and fillings.

 

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Hope for the Warriors - Resilient Warrior

Resilient Warrior is a six-week virtual program offered to post 9/11 veterans and service members, while Resilient Family is offered to their adult family members and caregivers. 

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Long Island Veterans Bereavement Support

The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately left members of the Long Island Veteran community grieving the loss of a loved one. L.I.Ve2Heal services are here to support you and your family, and service providers working with veterans. This program is open to all who have experienced the loss of a loved one during the pandemic:

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NYP Military Family Wellness Center Insomnia Therapy

The New York Presbyterian Military Family Wellness Center at Columbia University Medical Center offers veterans, national guardsmen, reservists, active duty personnel and significant others free ONLINE group treatment using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I). CBT-I is a well-established, effective form of therapy that focuses on improving your sleep.

Do you feel tired and fatigued throughout the day? do you experience stress around COVID-19 or military service that has negatively effected your sleep? Do you want to learn habits to get better and more restful sleep?

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Blue Star Families & Civics Unplugged 2020

Blue Star Families is excited to join forces with Civics Unplugged in 2020. The CU Fellowship 2021 is a 6-month civic leadership program that empowers high school students representing every region of the U.S. with the tools, training, and community to reform and rebuild American democracy.

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Bronx VA Veterans Food Distribution

The James J. Peters VA Medical Center offers Veterans Food Distribution, thanks to a partnership with community partners to provide a supply of individually boxed food that includes perishable & non-perishable items to support our veterans in need.

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Josephine Herrick Project Photography Class

The Josephine Herrick Project is offering a free hybrid photography course for veterans in the New York City area. This half-online, half-in person group will focus on the art and technical side of photography. 

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Code Platoon Live Remote Coding Bootcamp

Code Platoon is a nonprofit Coding Bootcamp that helps veterans, active duty and military spouses transition into the civilian workforce by providing technical training and career placement.

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Travis Manion Foundation Spartan Leadership Program

Travis Manion Foundation’s premiere Spartan Leadership Program (SLP) connects purpose with passion to hone and leverage the leadership of our nation’s heroes. The 7-month program offers an innovative way for veterans and families of fallen heroes to learn and embrace the framework of Spartan Leadership, which begins with self-development and culminates in building a lasting legacy of service.

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IAVA Support America’s Veterans Virtual March

IAVA presents a Virtual March to Support America’s Veterans to reinvent Veterans Day on November 11, 2020. 

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Teachers College Psychological Distress Study

If you are a student veteran who is age +18, you may be eligible to participate in a research study from the Global Mental Health Lab at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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