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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.

       | Email us at info@nynavyleague.org if your organization is interested in being listed here.

 

 

 

River Towns Young Marines are hosting Field of Flags, a fundraiser in honor of Memorial Day. In memory of a loved one who served, you can have a flag displayed at the Fallen Memorial Walkway, just complete this form!

 

 

 

Best selling author Rick Campbell donates 3,000 books annually to Navy and Marine Corps veteran and youth organizations, including the New York Council and our sponsored youth units. His 5th novel, Treason hit the bookstore shelves with fantastics reviews. If you want to purchase this military thriller — or anything else — get it from Amazon with our Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate a portion of the sale to the New York Council!

 

 

Enjoy the Intrepid Museum’s “Free Fridays!” From 5:00P.M. to 9:00P.M. on select Fridays explore the museum, indulge in lively conversations, exciting performances, and telescopes for viewing the night sky and movie nights on the flight deck! Visit their website for more information on the free nights.

 

 


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 4th and ending June 14th, 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.


NEXT AT NYMAS:

May 24th

Hanoi's War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam


Lien-Hang T. Nguyen

Columbia University


The following [which you can also find here for additional details] is the full schedule and list of topics for these talks:

       | 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

Lighthouse Boat Tours can be a great holiday 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:

       | Sunday, June 16: The Great Staten Island Father's Day Tour

Join the NLM for a trip exploring some fascinating and mysterious sites unfamiliar to most New Yorkers on this memorable boat ride, one that encircles Staten Island taking you past critical points of maritime interest and the historically rich Shooters, Prall, Hoffman and Swineburn Islands. This tour would make a unique Father's Day gift!

       | Friday, June 28th: Sunset Tour of Ambrose Channel

       | Sunday, July 14th: East River Journey Through Hell's Gate to Long Island

       | Sunday, August 4th: Lighthouse Weekend Ambrose Channel Tour

       | Sunday, September 15th: The Great Staten Island Boat Tour

       | Sunday, October 5th: Hudson River Boat Tour


 

 

The National Alliance on Mental Health is an organization dedicated to helping those affected by mental illness build better lives. Their Homefront Education program, is a 6 session program [for friends, family, and significant others of Military service members and Veterans with mental health conditions] designed to help families understand and support their loved ones. This program is made to address the unique needs of family, caregivers and friends of those who have served or are currently serving our country. It is taught by trained family members of service members/veterans living with mental health conditions. You can email NAMI here for course registration.

  

 

 

For three Saturdays, [June 1st, June 8th, June 15th] your children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews are invited to join the National Lighthouse Museum for a fun weekend program that uses art to teach about lighthouses. The goal is to understand their purposes, architecture, history, and stories of their keepers through art. You may register for one or more sessions. Individual sessions are $20 each per student or all four sessions for $75 per student.

 

 

 

To mark Memorial Day and Fleet Week, join UJA and Jewish communal organizations to honor our military heroes, Wednesday, May 22nd. We will recognize the courage and selfless service of those who gave the last full measure of devotion in service to our country or lived out their lives as veterans. Mark your calender!

 

 

 

The United War Veterans Council are  proud to mark Fleet Week 2019 by presenting They Turned the Tide, an annual ceremony honoring service members who lost their lives in the Battle of the Atlantic during World War II. They invite you to commemorate those lost with a wreath laying ceremony. This event is Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12 noon to 12:45 P.M., it is free and open to the public. You can register to volunteer here!

 

 

 

The National September 11th Memorial and Museum will host a U.S. Navy re-enlistment ceremony with keynote speaker Admiral Christopher W. Grady, Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command. The ceremony will take place at the memorial on Friday, May 24th at 2:00 P.M.

 

 

 

Memorial Day weekend come and celebrate the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter LILAC’s 86th birthday! Immerse yourself in history through this exhibit as a part of your Fleet Week experience, Saturday and Sunday, May 25th and 26th. Birthday cake is on the menu for this special occasion, let’s celebrate!

 

 

 

The Spring theme for The New-York Historical Society Classic Film Series is Justice in Film. Friday June 7th at 7:00 P.M they will be screening “MISTER ROBERTS” (1955) in the Society Auditorium (Manhattan) during New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights. Opening remarks for this event is by Harold Holzer, of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, and Craig Symonds, of the U.S. Naval War College.

 

 

 

UTCA, partnering with Ted Gassman (a U.S. veteran who served in Afghanistan), andCigars for Warriors, will be hosting “Operation: Cigars for Warriors.” It will be a night of good food, beer, and of course...Cigars! June 20th come and support two important charities that provide the #1 requested items by our warriors, premium cigars. The cost to attend is $100 per person, register now!

 

 

 

 

Its that time of year again, the National Lighthouse Museum’s annual Keepers Gala is Friday, August 2nd! Save the date to enjoy dinner and dancing by moonlight as you cruise around New York Harbor!

  

 

 

The National Lighthouse Museum invites you to their 4th annual Lighthouse Point Fest! September 28th from 12:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. join them for live music, delicious food, face painting, and more! Make sure to bring your families, admission is free! Visit their site for more information.

 

 
 

 Vineyard vines is proud to show their appreciation for the brave servicemen and servicewomen who serve our country by offering a 15% military discount.

 



Military Times is offering ½ off of their best subscription pricing in honor of Military Appreciation Month.

 

 

As a thank you to the military, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is offering all active duty US Service Members FREE admission to LEGOLAND Florida Park & Water Park and up to 25% off your LEGOLAND hotel. Book your Bricktastic vacation today!

 

 

Join Costco as a new member and receive coupons for free products and other great savings, valued at more than $60. Sign up for this exclusive promotion.

 

 

Military families get an extra 10% off all-inclusive vacation packages to Sandals Resorts. Are you ready to hit the beach? Book today.

 
 
 

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 VetVerify.org, 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 of 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.


 

The Veterans Future Lab at NYU Tandon is accepting applications for Apex, a “one-year, no-cost incubator for veteran-owned early-stage companies.” Qualifying veterans may receive free housing at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, NY, which is a short train ride from the Veterans Future Lab. Program participants will also have access to free desk space, VFL prototyping space, NYU Tandon’s resources, a community of fellow entrepreneurial veterans, and many more benefits. Learn more about Apex and apply here.

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