Chicago Veterans Grand Opening of VetHub

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Chicago Veterans Team invite you to join us in celebrating the grand opening of the VetHub (5031 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago, IL) on February 20th at 1pm.
The VetHub will not only serve as the office for Chicago Veterans, but will also be used as a mentoring facility for Veterans needing assistance with laptops available for Chicago Veterans’ Members to work on disability claims, education benefits, building a resume, finding employment or even starting their own business. Continue reading

National Women Veterans United (NWVU) Salutes the legacy of comrade Alyce Dixon

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The National Women Veterans United (NWVU) Salutes the legacy of comrade Alyce Dixon who passed away on January 27, 2016. The shoulders that many of us stood on to serve our nation is to be remembered. We must continue to do as comrade Dixon did over the many years that she lived. It is simply to “SERVE” and tell our stories to preserve the contributions of women in military history. We must also pay it forward so that we are not left out of history. Continue reading

The Walter Reed Foundation Retreats

The Walter Reed Foundation is sponsoring “Bridging the Gap Retreats” to support post 9/11 combat/deployment service members and veterans and their caregiver or primary support person in their journey of healing. This four-day relaxation and reconnection retreat, intended as a strong adjunct to VA/DoD services, will take place at the Union League Club Chicago, Chicago, Il. March 17-20, 2016. Continue reading

NWVU Awards Luncheon March 2016

Women’s History Month NWVU Awards Luncheon | Saturday, March 12, 2016 * 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. |
Calumet Memorial Hall Post 330 – 950 Legion Drive Calumet City, IL 60409 | Tickets $35. Proceeds benefit our Women Veteran’s Center Programs Continue reading

Chicago Park District Resource Fair

Chicago Park District to host a Veteran’s Resource Fair. Veterans, active duty and military family members are invited to connect with agencies, groups and organizations that provide military and veteran assistance. February 11, 2016, 12 – 4 PM, Maggie Daley Park. Continue reading

Worth Fighting For Chicago Public High School Tour

Worth Fighting For Chicago Public High School Tour featuring Rory Fanning Sponsored by The Chicago Teachers Union & The Chicago Chapter of Veterans for Peace. Rory will visit CPS high schools throughout the 2015/2016 school year in the hopes of helping students make a more informed decision before joining the military. These speaking visits will help serve as much-needed space in which students can come together for important and timely discussions about the fourteen-year-old global war on terror, the motivations behind these wars, and what those who are fighting in them are expected to do. Continue reading