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Here's a sample of what some of our allied organizations are doing.

There is no shortage of organizations in New York City dedicated to the maritime services. See below for a small taste of upcoming and ongoing events from a few of our favorites. For more information and to confirm dates and times, click on the links in each entry to visit their websites.


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If you’re a U.S. Military Veteran and would like to help fellow Veterans consider becoming a “Battle Buddy.” The Bronx VA Resilience and Wellness Center’s new program is purposed with aiding applicable Military Veteran in their transition of from military to civilian life. In becoming a ProVetus Mentor you will be involved in a 20 hour training process [10.5 hrs in-class  and 9.5 at-home-work] at the Wellness and Resilience [room 4A-06] the following dates:


        | Jan. 9th_ 6:00 P.M.-9:30 P.M.

| Jan. 16th_ 6:00 P.M.-9:30 P.M.

| Jan. 23rd_ 6:00 P.M.-9:30 P.M.


If interested, complete a no-obligation ProVetus Mentor Application. For additional details contact Chester Edwards, the Bronx Cohort Leader or Danielle Bracco, the Program Director.




NYMAS, The New York Military Affairs Symposium, has posted the schedule for their Winter-Spring 2019 Friday talks. These talks are dedicated to increasing public knowledge and awareness of the interrelationship of war, society and culture. Beginning January 4 and ending June 14, these talks are open and free to the public. They will be taking place Fridays from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers', Sailors', Marines', Coast Guard and Airmen's' Club.


February 1st

The Kardashian Generals: Celebrity and Power in Contemporary Civil-Military Relations 


The following [which you can also find here with addtional details] is the full schedule and list of topics for the rest of this seasons talks:


        | Feb. 15th_ 1850-1865 US Foreign Policy, Logistics & Gunpowder

        | Feb. 22nd_ The Realist Case for Eliminating Nuclear Weapons

        | Mar. 1st_ On the Crest of Fear: the V-2s, the Battle of the Bulge,

and the Closing Months of the Second World War

        | Mar. 15th_ George Plante: Artist and Propagandist at War

        | Mar. 29th_ Why the New Cold War Is More Dangerous Than the One We Survived

        | Apr. 12th_ The Grosse Importance of Kleine Krieg: Logistics, Operations, and "Little War" in the late 17th Century Low Countries

        | Apr. 26th_ War by Numbers: Understanding Conventional Combat

        | May 3rd_ Reckless: Henry Kissinger and the Tragedy of Vietnam

        | May 24th_ Hanoi's War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam

        | June 7th_ Advocating Overlord: The D-Day Strategy and the Atomic Bomb

        | June 14th_Change from the Trenches: Innovation in Technology and Tactics from the Ranks of the British Army during the First World War



The National Lighthouse Museum is honored to be hosting Dolores N. Morris, an accomplished author and producer. She will be speaking about her book, "The Soldier That Wagged Her Tail-- A Black Veteran's Story of WWII" a recounting of her father's time serving in both European and Pacific theaters. A true patriot, William A. Morris, Jr. passed away May of this year, leaving behind a legacy of community service.


| This event is Jan. 27th Register here! 




Its that time of year again!  Saturday, February 9th The National Lighthouse Museum will be giving stage to The Dreamers. This Staten Island quartet are eager to share their unique sound with you, your loved ones, and friends! For $75 a head, enjoy a great evening of song, savor deliciously prepared food, and bond with those you hold dear. For more details visit the Museum’s site. To register, click here.




Kings County American Legion & The Fort Hamilton Chapel is hosting “Celebration of Life Service” a Four Chaplains remembrance, February 10th at 3:00 P.M.




There's plenty of ways to make someone's day. This year The United War Veterans Council is inviting you to do so by sending a very special Valentine's Day treat to a member of the NYC Veteran Community. Participating in their “Valentines for Veterans” event you can create special Valentines, send over girl Scout Cookies, and/or volunteer! For valentine and volunteering deadlines, stop by their website.




Sunday, February 24, you're invited to The National Lighthouse Museum’s February educational event for guests and Members.  Professor Ira Breskin, Senior Lecturer at SUNY Maritime College will discuss Hot Button Issues Facing the Shipping Industry. A journalist, lecturer, and editor, he will cover topical subjects of prime interest to those impacted by ships. For more information visit their site or click to register.




The 9/11 Museum will be hosting a series of talks this spring. The events will be held at 7:00 P.M. and are free, but are expected to fill up quickly, so you will need to register in advance. More information will be posted on their website as each event nears.


| Mar. 12th_ Farah Pandith

        | Mar. 26th_ Janet Napolitano

        | Apr. 2nd_ Nick Burns and Alexander Vershbow



Lighthouse Boat Tours can be a great gift. This year the National Lighthouse Museum is bringing in eight new sea tours at the start of spring. Visit their site for additional details on the following 2019 boat tours:


        | June 16th_ The Great Staten Island Father's Day Tour

        | June 28th_ Sunset Tour of Ambrose Channel

        | July 14th_ East River Journey Through Hell's Gate to Long Island

        | Aug. 4th_ Lighthouse Weekend Ambrose Channel Tour

        | Sept. 15th_ The Great Staten Island Boat Tour

        | Oct. 5th_ Hudson River Boat Tour 




In efforts to aid the transition from active service to higher education, Columbia University is presenting free online courses for student veterans.




The Brooklyn Veterans Treatment Court is seeking military veterans to serve as mentors to fellow veterans involved in the criminal justice system. Continue to serve and be a battle buddy for a veteran in need. For more information and/or to volunteer, please contact Veterans Peer Specialist Anthony Tamburello IV.




Veterans of all United States Armed Forces can now shop online with CGX and AAFES, gaining access to exclusive military pricing on name-brand products, exclusive credit opportunities and more. The first step is to get verified at, so start today and get ready to save.




Andy Carroll and the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University are initiating a "Million Letters Campaign." The goal of their campaign is to collect and preserve war-related correspondence in an effort to honor the stories of veterans, troops, and loved ones. Carroll is travelling nationwide to speak about the importance these letters and meet with those who contribute to the campaign. Further information on the campaign and Carroll's contact information can be found on the CAWL website.




Veterans and military families can enjoy free sports, concerts and other events through the nonprofit Veteran Tickets Foundation, a new partner of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Visit them online to create a free account, verify your military service, then request tickets from a selection of hundreds of events across the country. A small delivery fee will apply when you receive tickets.



Carnegie Hall offers veterans a 30% box office discount on tickets to every one of their presentations throughout their season — close to 200 performances every year.




The SUNY University Center for Academic and Workforce Development helps to promote educational and vocational opportunities for adults throughout New York State. The UCAWD provides academic services, job training and opportunities for employment through 12 SUNY Educational Opportunity Centers. The 30+ Advanced Technology Training and Information Networking labs provide access to current technology for economically challenged neighborhoods, allowing users to improve their academic and vocational skills.




The New York Military Affairs Symposium provides audio podcasts of their past Friday Evening Talks. Recordings of the free and public talks can be accessed here.




The Virtual Wall is a website that has a memorial page for the 58,300 men and women who are named on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Website visitors can add memorials or tributes to the pages. Follow this link to access the index of names by state.

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