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Interested in listing your event on our site?  Please complete the Events Application for CMV Calendar and email it to cfmv@va.gov.  We reserve the right to alter, edit or remove an event listing or any information contained within it.  Please make sure that all information is complete and include links to information posted on the requesting organization’s website.  We do not guarantee posting of your event on our website.  Please allow up to 7 business days for your submission to be approved and posted to our calendar.

Calendar of Upcoming Events
DateEvent

February

25

Armed Services Arts Partnership: More than a Uniform External link to a non-government website
February 25, 2018
Washington, District of Columbia
Veteran comics and storytellers reflect on the rewards and absurdities of military service and civilian life.  The performance features graduates of the Armed Services Arts Partnership’s Comedy and storytelling bootcamps.  Followed by a panel discussion on humor, narrative, and the military experience.  Register now.

February

27

African American History Month Luncheon External link to a non-government website
February 27, 2018
Arlington, Virginia
In celebration of African American History month, The Center for Minority Veterans in partnership with The Center for Women Veterans and Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation, Inc. will host a luncheon at the Women’s Memorial.  Register now.

March

11

Next Step:  Transition to Business External link to a non-government website
March 11-23, 2018
Hanover, New Hampshire
A General Management Certificate Program Inspired by the Needs of Military Veterans and Transitioning Athletes.  Application deadline for the first round is January 15, 2017.  Apply now!

April

2

River Leaders: Military & Veteran Raft Guide School External link to a non-government website
April 2-6, 2018
Bryson City, North Carolina
Military Outdoors provides scholarships for Veterans and members of the Guard and Reserve who are interested in pursuing seasonal employment as a raft guide.  This fast-paced program will provide you with the skills necessary to work as a professional river rafting guide for commercial outfitters, summer camps, whitewater clubs, outdoor schools, and more.

April

7

76th Anniversary of the Bataan Death March External link to a non-government website
April 7, 2018
San Francisco, CA
The Bataan Legacy Historical Society will commemorate the 76th Anniversary on April 7, 2018, at the Presidio Officers Club through the auspices of the Presidio Trust and other community partners.

April

9

River Leaders: Military & Veteran Raft Guide School External link to a non-government website
April 2-6, 2018
Bryson City, North Carolina
Military Outdoors provides scholarships for Veterans and members of the Guard and Reserve who are interested in pursuing seasonal employment as a raft guide.  This fast-paced program will provide you with the skills necessary to work as a professional river rafting guide for commercial outfitters, summer camps, whitewater clubs, outdoor schools, and more.

April

20

PTSD Retreat External link to a non-government website
April 20-22, 2018
Groton, Massachusetts
Escape the darkness of PTSD and other life struggles with clear goals and a solid plan.  This Ladder UPP retreat will help you figure out where you are going and how to use your traumas and trials as fuel to live.  Register now!

May

4

Owyhee River Rafting External link to a non-government website
May 4-9, 2018
Boise, Idaho
This 6-day Owyhee River rafting trip is a guide favorite and an avid paddler’s dream trip though Southeastern Oregon’s Grand Canyon, combining sheer, plunging cliffs of dark amber, gold, ruby red and pearl with fun Class III rapids and excellent wildlife viewing.  Due to a short window of raftable flows on the Owyhee, this Owyhee Canyonlands adventure is typically only available as an early-season rafting escape in April and May when water levels are at their peak.

May

7

Military and Veteran Whitewater Guide School External link to a non-government website
May 7-13, 2018
Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado and Utah
Military Outdoors provides scholarships for veterans and members of the Guard and Reserve who are interested in pursuing seasonal employment as a raft guide.  O.A.R.S.’ Dinosaur Whitewater Guide School is taught by professional river rafting guides.

May

17

Memorial Day Chattooga River Run External link to a non-government website
May 17-21, 2018
Mountain Rest, South Carolina
This three day outing will include one day of kayak/canoe instruction and two days whitewater rafting sections III and IV of the wild and scenic Chattooga River.

June

1

William Shakespeare’s Henry IV External link to a non-government website
June 1-30, 2018
Los Angeles, California
Veterans are entitled to free tickets to performances of the live presentation of William Shakespeare’s Henry IV, outdoors in the evenings at the Japanese Garden on the grounds of the West Los Angeles VA campus throughout June of 2018.  This is made possible in part by gifts from The Land of the Free Foundation and the Hollywood Canteen Foundation.  Veterans interested in reserving free tickets, must put their names on an email list on The Shakespeare Center website.

June

2

California Whitewater Guide School External link to a non-government website
June 2-8, 2018
Lotus, California
Military Outdoors provides scholarships for Veterans and members of the Guard and Reserve who are interested in pursuing seasonal employment as a raft guide.  O.A.R.S.’ California Whitewater Guide School is taught by professional river rafting guides.

June

8

Native American Women Veterans Retreat External link to a non-government website
June 8-10, 2018
Groton, Massachusetts
Project New Hope Inc., announces its first retreat exclusively for Native American women focusing on MST & PTSD.  Native American women Veterans face numerous cultural and economic barriers.  By providing support, education and resources, PNH hopes to improve the quality of life for Native American women.  Register now!

July

26

Veteran Outdoor Leaders Summit:  Main Salmon River Rafting External link to a non-government website
July 26-31, 2018
Lotus, California
The Wild and Scenic Main Salmon River in Idaho, AKA ‘The River of No Return:’ carves through the heart of Idaho Wilderness and forms the second deepest canyon in the US.  The Main Salmon River Rafting Trips boasts broad sandy beaches, Class II-IV whitewater, wildlife, canyon walls, hot springs, and history all come together to make this an outstanding river trip experience.  The full wilderness run encompasses 80+ miles of river and drops 1200’ in elevation.

August

12

Military Kids Summer Camp External link to a non-government website
August 12-17, 2018
Groton, Massachusetts
Project New Hope and Grotonwood have partnered once again to provide an awesome week of summer camp for kids of Active Duty Service Members, National Guard and Reserve.  Proof in the form of Birth Certificate must be provided a minimum of 10 days prior to attendance and, military ID shown on check in day.  Register now!

August

26

Military Family Retreat External link to a non-government website
August 26-31, 2018
Ocean Park, Maine
Showing parents how to build more balance, productivity and peace in their homes with back-to-basics strategies.  Discover how you can manage family through such unbelievable stressors, using basic and realistic team-building strategies that solidify family communications and relationships.  Register now!

September

6

Green River Rafting through the Gates of Lodore External link to a non-government website
September 6-9, 2018
Vernal, Utah
For the sixth consecutive year, we are excited to partner with O.A.R.S. and Don Hatch Expeditions to raft through the incredible Gates of Lodore section of the Green River.

September

13

Green River Rafting through the Gates of Lodore External link to a non-government website
September 13-16, 2018
Vernal, Utah
For the sixth consecutive year, we are excited to partner with O.A.R.S. and Don Hatch Expeditions to raft through the incredible Gates of Lodore section of the Green River.

September

14

Talk and Veterans Mindfulness Meditation Day External link to a non-government website
September 14-16, 2018
Groton, Massachusetts
Mindfulness meditation can help to deal.  Learn how meditation practices can support you in your daily life in coming to terms with the emotional, spiritual, and moral wounds of war.  Hundreds of Veterans have found these retreats invaluable in their healing process.  Register now!

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