. Military-Civilian: Hot Jobs, Events, and Helpful Information for Veterans Seeking Civilian Careers: Below are several events and resources for your awareness:

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Below are several events and resources for your awareness:

-Honor Flight Long Island: Our Next Flight is scheduled on Saturday Sept 23, 2017 HFLI Saturday, September 23, 2017 Southwest flight info:
8:05 AM Flt #3659 Depart Islip MacArthur Airport
9:15 AM Flt #3659 Arrive at Baltimore-Washington International (BWI)
9:50 PM Flt # 2900 Depart BWI
10:55 PM Flt # 2900 Arrive at Islip MacArthur airport
Airport Parking, September 23, 2017
Thanks to the Town of Islip Airport Commissioner, Shelly LaRose-Arken, SP Plus Parking, and Blackhawk Equity Partners, Veterans and Guardians participating in the September 23 Honor Flight are invited to use the Short Term Hourly lot on Sept 23 for free. This is the closest lot to the terminal.
Volunteers and visitors are NOT eligible for these parking passes and must comply with general airport parking procedures.
Welcome our Heroes on their return home.
The suggested arrival time at MacArthur Airport for supporters who wish to welcome home the Honor Flight is 10:30 PM.
All are advised to check the Southwest website in case of delays for SW Flt # 2900 .
More information: www.honorflightlongisland.org

- Monday, November 13, 2017 - SAVE THE DATE!
AITAF - Arts In The Armed Forces is proud to present JESUS HOPPED THE "A" TRAIN on Broadway
9th annual Broadway Show in honor of Veterans Day, hosted by Adam Driver, AITAF Founder; with Opening Remarks
Time: 6:00pm - 9:30pm / Free reception begins at 5:30pm - free beer, wine and delicious fare
Location: American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St., NYC 10036
FREE for veterans, current service men and women members and military families

-2017 Veterans Day Parade- Greetings & Good Day ,We here at the United War Veterans Council take great pride & responsibility every day of year in assisting & supporting Our Great Military Forces. 2017 has been such a wonderful & successful calendar year, we are forward to Great Veterans Day Parade in November. Preliminary Registration is now available via our website :  uwvc.org
Also feel free to contact me at the office. I will do my best to accommodate your & yours. Looking forward to again working hand & hand with all of Wonderful Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, Coast Guard , National Guard , Reserved Personnel.

The application for the annual NYC Veterans Day Parade, produced by United War Veterans Council, is now open. Featured service is the Air Force and the Grand Marshal is Buzz Aldrin!  Whether you march, sponsor or are a spectator be certain to get involved on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11th.  All accepted U.S. Military Veterans Groups, non-profit organizations serving veterans, and JrROTC units, Military units, and ROTC units march with no fee for participation. Note: Individual Veterans may apply independently; may request to join specific groups, or be placed in the Line of March based on their service era or service branch and they also march without a fee.  Businesses and corporate veterans groups wishing to participate must contact the Sponsorship office at kbryan@uwvc.org / 212.693.1476, ext 6. Please visit www.nycvetsday.org for further details.

-Workforce1 Job Fair
Workforce1 is hosting its Fall Employment Fair on Wednesday, September 27, at the Bronx Campus of Metropolitan College of New York. They will have opportunities in retail, security, construction, social service, and more. Register for free using Eventbrite.

- Fort Hamilton Military Retiree Appreciation Day- OCT 28th 9-3pm, Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn.

- Veteran's Expo on 09/23/17 12-5pm East Islip Marina, 333 Bayview Ave, East Islip NY 11730 

- General Public Job Fair-@ Resorts World Casino 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Qeens – Friday, October 6th, 10 Am – 2 PM. 

-2017 Career Expo Honoring Veterans- OCT 20th 10-11 (veterans only), 11-1pm (open to general public) @ Suffolk County Community College. Flyer attached.

-Job Fair- OCT 27th @ Nassau Community College Gym- 9-10 (veterans only, 10-2pm (general admission). 

-Family Freedom Festival- SEP 30th 12-6pm. Grand Street Between Bedford Ave & Driggs Ave, Brooklyn.  Flyer attached.

- Upcoming DVS Mental Health First Aid Training- As part of the City's ThriveNYC  initiative, the NYC Department of Veterans’ Services is offering free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to all New Yorkers. MHFA is a groundbreaking public education program that teaches the skills needed to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance abuse challenges and crises. You can register online for one of our next trainings for the Mental Health First Aid certification programs below.
1)      Veteran and Military Families MHFA - Queens Central Public Library - 89-11 Merrick Blvd. Jamaica, NY 11432Wednesday September 27th  9:00 - 5:00 PM Register here     
2)      Adult MHFA -  Queens Central Public Library - 89-11 Merrick Blvd. Jamaica, NY 11432Wednesday October 4th  9:00 - 5:00 PM Register here     
3)      Veteran and Military Families MHFA - Brooklyn Public Library at Grand Army Plaza  - 10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY 11238 - Friday October 6th   10:00 -6:00 PM Register here   

**The US Department of Veterans Affairs does not endorse or recommend any of the non-VA attached resources and assumes no responsibility for their professional ability or integrity.**

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