Operation Second Chance Receives Grant from Petco Foundation

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Vanessa Toner, 301-972-1080, vanessa@operationsecondchance.org Petco Foundation Invests in Operation Second Chance’s Life-Changing Work Supporting Service, Therapy and/or Working Animals Grant of $3,000.00 will extend efforts to help pets and people live their best lives WHO: The Petco Foundation recognizes Operation Second Chance’s success in its mission to help people live their best... Continue Reading →


Free Flu Shots for Veterans

Free Flu Shots for Veterans The cold and flu season is upon us and the Department of Veterans Affairs has once again teamed up with Walgreens Pharmacies nationwide to allow all veterans who are currently enrolled in the VA healthcare system to be able walk into any of the over 8000 Walgreens nationally (and the... Continue Reading →

Frederick County Veterans Treatment Court (VTC)

Frederick County Veterans Treatment Court (VTC)  The Mission To promote public safety and reduce criminal justice costs by assisting and supporting veterans through a coordinated response in collaboration with the veteran’s service delivery system, community based services, and the court system. The Goals 1)         Honor veteran participants’ service to our country. 2)         Reduce veteran participants’... Continue Reading →

Veterans Hiring Preferences

Senate Bill 245, Veterans Hiring Preferences - Spouses, became law on October 1st.  Senate Bill 245  authorizes an employer to grant a hiring and promotion preference to an eligible veteran, the spouse of an eligible veteran who has service-connected disability, or the surviving spouse of a deceased eligible veteran. All states grant some form of... Continue Reading →

Stars, Stripes, and Snowflakes Holiday Party

Blue Star Families invites you to attendthe Stars, Stripes, and Snowflakes Holiday Party!Sunday, December 4, 20162:00 - 4:00 PMSpates Community ClubJoint Base Myer-Henderson Hall214 McNair Road, Bldg. 407Fort Myer, VAStars, Stripes, and Snowflakes is a special time for us to recognize and celebrate our military families with a special visit with Santa, activities for the whole... Continue Reading →

Help NC Veterans after Hurricane Matthew

Looking for a way to help veterans and families in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew?? America Legion Post 41, Silver Spring, MD has coordinated with the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of NC and is launching “Operation Lumberton Vet Support” to assist.

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