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Events

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The following list is provided as the events may be of interest to women Veterans.  By sharing information to raise awareness, VA does not sponsor or endorse any external event.

Interested in making CWV a part of your event?  Request an CWV Speaker at your event.  Please complete the VA CWV Conference Invitation Request.  Requests can be emailed to 00w@va.gov.  Please allow 10 business days for final decision.

Calendar of Upcoming Events
DateEvent

May

14

National Women’s Health Week External link to a government website
May 14-20, 2017
It’s never too early or late to work toward being your healthiest you!  This National Women’s Health Week, the Department of Health and Human Serivces’ Office on Women’s Health wants to help you take control of your health.   Take the first step!  Join the National Women’s Health Week celebration and learn what you can do to lead a healthier life at any age.

May

20

Second Annual Salute to Women Warriors Banquet External link to a non-government website
May 20, 2017
Grand Island, Nebraska
Supporting the Women Veterans Scholarship in honor of Wilma Kellogg.

May

20

Martinsburg Veteran and Community Open House External link to a non-government website
May 20, 2017
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Come to the Veteran and Community Open House, at the VA Martinsburg VA Medical Center and learn firsthand about the many services and benefits we provide.

May

23

Women Veterans’ Health Facebook Live Q&A
May 28, 2017
Facebook Live
In observance of National Women’s Health Week and Mental Health Awareness Month, which also occurs in May, the HHS Office on Women’s Health is hosting a panel discussion with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Army Medicine and several others to raise awareness about women Veteran’s health.  Join us live on Facebook as we talk to experts and women Veterans about steps that #womenvets can take to improve their health.

May

25

#ExploreVA Facebook live event to discuss VA life insurance choices
May 25, 2017
Facebook Live
On May 25, join VA and Got Your 6 for a Facebook Live event discussing VA life insurance.  It can often be difficult or expensive for Veterans with service-connected disabilities to get life insurance from a private company.  Sometimes Veterans find this out too late and once the VA application deadlines pass, the benefit is no longer available.

May

28

National Memorial Day Concert
May 28, 2017
Washington, District of Columbia
For almost three decades, PBS has inspired viewers with this deeply moving and reverential night of remembrance dedicated to our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country.

May

31

RESET Cohort #4
May 31, 2017
Alexandria, Virginia
Wondering what’s next for you?  Thinking about the future whether it’s taking the next step in your career, thinking about starting a business, exploring a different path, or even just feeling stagnant where you’re at is challenging and can feel uncertain.

June

1

The Integration of Faith and Good Health: The Passport to Wellness for Veterans and Their Families
June 1, 2017
Webcast
The purpose of this web based training is to discover how your clergy and/or leaders can recognize the signs of suicide prevention, enroll in mental health training for your clergy, and obtain information on Veterans Health Administration’s vision to provide appropriate individualized health care to each Veteran.

June

8

Whole Body Wellness Retreat
June 8, 2017
Asheville, North Carolina
You are invited to attend a Women Veterans Whole Body Wellness retreat conducted by Dr. Elizabeth Lima and team.  Lunch is to be provided.

June

8

Operation Westside Surge External link to a non-government website
June 8-15, 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
In June of 2017, The Mission Continues will deploy more than 70 Veteran volunteers to Atlanta’s Westside for a week-long service mission to tackle some the community’s toughest challenges.  Using their skills, leadership and experience, our volunteers will work alongside families and community partners in Atlanta—all of whom are working together to revitalize these neighborhoods through positive action and co-operation.

June

9

Women Veterans’ Conference External link to a non-government website
June 9-10, 2017
Orlando, Florida
Open to all women who have served or are currently serving in the military.  Register online »

June

17

Honoring Women Veterans Conference External link to a non-government website
June 17, 2017
Evansville, Indiana
Join us for a FREE, fun, and informative day designed for women who have served and currently serve in the United States military.

June

22

Centerstone and Veterans PATH Retreat for Female Veterans External link to a non-government website
June 22-26, 2017
Beersheba Springs, Tennessee
3-day healing retreat for women Veterans.  Women Veterans have unique perspectives and experiences related to military service.

June

23

Women Veterans ROCK! 2017 Women Veterans Summer Leadership Retreat External link to a non-government website
June 23-24, 2017
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
The Women Veterans Summer Leadership Retreat is dedicated to providing all Military Women with the Tools; Techniques; Personal Strategies and Professional Networks needed for building fulfilling and successful post-military/civilian lives.

July

29

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) 2017 National Convention External link to a non-government website
July 29-August 1, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana

August

16

2017 National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) Veterans Conference External link to a non-government website
August 16-18, 2017
Reno, Nevada
The four keynote speakers for this year’s co1nference are:  Gail Harris, retired Navy Captain; Courtney Lynch, US Marine Corps; Brad Snyder, former Navy Lieutenant; Dr. Richard Pimentel, a Vietnam Disabled Veteran.

August

18

The American Legion 99th National Convention External link to a non-government website
August 18-24, 2017
Reno, Nevada
The American Legion hosts its national convention in a different city each year and welcomes to it a large number of attendees.  Legionnaires attending the event can take advantage of planned tourism attractions, discounted hotel and travel rates, Legion-sponsored events, and other convention-related offers.

October

13

Women Veterans Alliance — Women Veterans Unconference-Fall 2017 External link to a non-government website
Octobe 13-15, 2017
City of Industry, California
3 Days of camaraderie, networking, fun, food, inspiration, & relaxation.