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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.

If your organization would like to be listed here, please contact us at info@nynavyleague.org.

On Tuesday, April 17, beginning at 6:00 P.M., the Sons of Revolution will be hosting a discussion with General Denis Mercier. The discussion will entail The Changing Nature of Defense and Wargare in the Modern World, and will take place at the Davis Flag Gallery at Fraunces Tavern Museum, located at No. 54 Pearl Street (at Broad Street) New York, 10004. Following the discussion will be a reception with light fare, beer and wine, and then a "Dutch treat" dinner, taking place in the tavern at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $30 per person, and $25 for young Supporters (those under the age of 35). If you would like to purchase tickets, or read mor information, please click here.  

On Wednesday, April 18, New York University will be hosting a panel from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. A speakers from the United States Army War College will be speaking on Eisenhower Fellows. This talk will take place at  437C, Woolworth Building 15 Barclay Street, 10007. If you are interested, please send an email to RSVP to Christoper Ankerson at christopher.ankerson@nyu.edu. 

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on April 20 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is The Great War at Sea, 1914-18 by Stanley Carpenter of the U.S Naval War College. This event is free and open to the public.

On Sunday, April 22, The National Lighthouse Museum will be teaming up with America's Boating Club to give a seminar about weather forecasting, from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Topics that will be covered include: forecasting and tips, internet weather resources, and weather conditions such as fog, thunderstroms, and mid-latitude winds. This event will take place at the National Lighthouse Museum, 200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point, Staten Island, NY 10301. Tickets are $15 for Museum Members and $25 for guests. To read more information or to purchase tickets, click here

On Wednesday, April 25, New York University will be hosting a talk from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Lt Gen (ret'd) Mike Day, from CANSOFCAM, will be speaking on Special Operations Forces. This talk will take place at  437C, Woolworth Building 15 Barclay Street, 10007. If you are interested, please send an email to RSVP to Christoper Ankerson at christopher.ankerson@nyu.edu. 

The National Lighthouse Museum is offering a multi-generational education program in order to teach Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM). This program is open to children between the ages of 8 through 12, and an accompanying adult, and will be taught throughout the course of four consecutive Saturdays, from 9:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M., and will be given in four cycles. The first cycle begins on Saturday, April 28 to Saturday, May 9. Tickets are $150 and cover the cost of one child and one adult. If you would like more information, or to purchase tickets, click here

On Wednesday, May 2, New York University will be hosting a talk from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Dr James Boutilier, from Maritime Forces Pacific, will be speaking on The Future of Military Force. This talk will take place at  437C, Woolworth Building 15 Barclay Street, 10007. If you are interested, please send an email to RSVP to Christoper Ankerson at christopher.ankerson@nyu.edu. 

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on May 4 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is The Ghosts of Langley: Into the CIA's Heart of Darkness by John Prados of the National Security Archive. This event is free and open to the public.

Join the New York Commandery of the Naval Order of the United States for a luncheon with Damien Cregeau on Monday, May 7, at 11:30 A.M. Cregeau, a scholar of the American Revolution, will be speaking on Alexander Hamilton and the Founding of the Revenue Cutter Service. The event will take place at the Racquet & Tennis Club, located at 370 Park Avenue (at 52nd Street). Tickets are $70 in advance and $75 at the door. To reserve a spot please contact James S. Trager at 201-394-7755 or by email at jstrager@verizon.net. 

The National Lighthouse Museum will be hosting a presentation given by Violeta M. Ivanova on Thursday, May 10, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Violeta is a Master USCG-licensed captain and a certified sailing instructor of the American Sailing Association. In 2017, her dream to sail across the ocean came true when she sailed from the British Virgin Islands to Azores, Portugal. This presentation will be given at the museum, located at 200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point, Staten Island, NY, 1030. Tickets are $10 for guests and $5 for members. To purchase tickets, or read more information about Violeta, click here.  

If you are interested in obtaining you New York Boating Certification and New Jersey Boating Certification, the National Lighthouse Museum is partnering with America's Boating Club- US Power Squadron, Staten Island Club, and offering a one day boating course. The course will take place on Monday, May 14, from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., and participants will receive breakfast, lunch, a testing certificate, and the official guide book. The fee to take part in this course is $120. If you are interested in this one day course, click here

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on May 14 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is The Suicide of Greece: The Saga of the Peloponnesian Wars by historian Mark Herman. This event is free and open to the public.

Join the New York Historical Society on Friday, May 18, at 7:00 P.M. for a showing of The Caine Mutiny (1954). Along with a viewing of the film, there will be opening remarks from Craig L. Symonds, a professor of Maritime History at the U.S. Naval War College, and Harold Holzer, Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institue at Hunter College. Entrance is included with admission into the museum, which is Pay-as-you-wish on Friday nights. Reservation is not necessary for this event. If you would like more information click here

The National Lighthouse Museum will be hosting a Lighthouse Boat Tour on Saturday, May 19, from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. This tour, with expert speakers on hand, will circumnavigate Staten Island and explore the New York and New Jersey shorelines. Refreshments are available.Tickets are $60 for adults, $40 for children (10 and under), and $50 for Military and Seniors (62+). To purchse tickets, or read more information, click here.

On Monday, May 21, join the Coast Guard Foundation for their New York/New Jersey Scholarship Golf Tournament from 7:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. This event is meant to raise scholarship money for the children of enlisted Coast Guard Members. There will be 18 holes of golf provided to each participant, as well as breakfast, snacks on the turn, and an awards luncheon where prizes will be rewarded. Ticket prices begin at $300 for individual golfers and $1000 for groups of four. There are also opportunities to sponsor this event. For more information click here

The National Lighthouse museum will be hosting a Lighthouse Boat Tour on Wednesday, May 30, from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. This tour, with expert speakers on hand, will explore New York Harbor and Raritan Bay, Refreshments are available. Tickets are $60 for adults, $40 for children (10 and under), and $50 for Military and Seniors (62+). To purchse tickets, or read more information, click here

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on June 1 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is What Russia Can Teach Us About War by Reina Pennington of Norwich University. This event is free and open to the public.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium will host a Friday Evening Talk on June 15 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. at The Soldiers and Sailors Club (283 Lexington Ave, New York, NY). This week's talk is Merging Competing Militaries After Civil War by Roy Licklider of Rutgers University and the Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. This event is free and open to the public.

The National Lighthouse Museum will be hosting a Lighthouse Boat Tour on Saturday, June 23, from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. The tour, with expert speakers on hand, will explore New York Harbor and Raritan Bay. Refreshments are available. Tickets are $60 for adults, $40 for children (10 and under), and $50 for Military and Seniors (62+). To purchse tickets, or read more information, click here.  

The National Lighthouse Museum will be hosting a Lighthouse Boat Tour on Sunday, July 15, from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. The tour, with expert speakers on hand, will circumnavigate Staten Island and explore the New York and New Jersey shorelines. Refreshments are available. Tickets are $60 for adults, $40 for children (10 and under), and $50 for Military and Seniors (62+). To purchase tickets, or read more information, click here

Mark your calendars for the National Lighthouse Museum's Annual Light Keeper's Gala on Friday, August 3rd. Enjoy an evening of dining and dancing while cruising the harbor. More information concerning this event is to come. Currently, there are opportunities to sponsor this gala. Click here if you are interested in more information concerning how to do so. 

The National Lighthouse Museum will be hosting a Lighthouse Boat Tour on Suday, August 5, from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. The tour, with expert speakers on hand, will explore New York Harbor and Raritan Bay; commemorating the signing of the Lighthouse Act by George Washington, August 7, 1789. Refreshements are available. Tickets are $60 for adults, $40 for children (10 and under), and $50 for Military and Seniors (62+). To purchase tickets, or read more information, click here

The National Lighthouse Museum will be hosting a Lighthouse Boat Tour Saturday, September 15, from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. The tour, with expert presenters on hand, will explore the East River and Long Island Sound. Refreshments are available. Tickets are $60 for adults, $40 for children (10 and under), and $50 for Military and Seniors (62+). To purchase tickets, or read more information, click here

The National Lighthouse Museum will be hosting a Lighthouse Boat Tour Saturday, October 20, from 1:00 AM.M to 2:00 P.M. The tour, with expert speakers on hand, will cruise up the Hudson River. Refreshments are available. Tickets are $60 for adults, $40 for children (10 and under), and $50 for Military and Seniors (62+). To purchase tickets, or read mor information, click here.

If you're still looking for last minute gift ideas, check out the National Lighthouse Museum's lighthouse boat tours. Choose from the seven great tours that the museum has to offer throughout 2018. For more information, visit the National Lighthouse Museum website or call 718-390-0040.

Columbia University presents free online courses to help student veterans transition from active service to higher eduction. Click here for details.

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 at atambure@courts.state.ny.us.  

Veterans of all United States Armed Forces can now shop online with CGX and AAFES, gaining access to exclusive miitary pricing on name-brand products, exclusive credit opportuities 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 correspondance 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 dellivery 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 opportunites 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.

Steven Getzoff publishes his e-zine, Steve Getzoff's Active Military and Veterans E-Zine, each week, providing readers a compilation of articles and upcoming events of interest. To subscribe, provide input, or share articles or announcements, contact Getzoff at stevenmgetzoff@outlook.com.

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.

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