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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 sea services, the broader military and veterans. 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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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 link and Amazon will donate a portion of the sale to the New York Council.


A supporter of our friends at the NYS Troopers Marine Corps Association lost his house in a devastating fire in June. He has two children who are in need of clothes — a daughter who takes size 2T and a son who takes size 5T. Clothes can be send to NYST MCA, ATTN: Mr. Castillo, PO Box 1348, Baldwin NY 11510. Thank you for your support. 



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



Ready for a road trip to escape the city heat? Come out to Batavia Downs (8315 Park Rd., Batavia NY 14020) and join the Hansen Brothers Detachment 951 of the Marine Corps League this weekend for Christmas in July. On Friday July 19 at 4:30 P.M. Gin Blossoms will headline and on Satuday July 20 at 1:00 P.M. you can see Batavia Stock. Detachment 951 will have a tent and be collecting new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots at the security checkpoint.


Now through August 31st, you [or your child] can sign up for the DoD MWR Summer Reading Program! For Guard, Reserve and Active Duty readers who live far from military bases, this program allows you to earn prizes for logging in your reading. Sign up today under one of the age groups.


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 remaining 2019 boat tours:

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

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

       | Sunday, October 5th: Hudson River Boat Tour


It's 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.



Marine Archeolgist Dr. James Delgado, PhD, will be speaking at the National Lighthouse Museum on August 3 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. about his new book, War At Sea, and what archeoligists are learning from some of history's most important warship wrecks. Visit the Museum's website to register. 

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.



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.

The skills you learned in the military will go a long way toward helping you succeed in college. Though if you’re looking for some extra support – or an academic tune-up – then you’ll find it at Columbia University. An institution that is making efforts to aid the transition from active service to higher education, is now 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 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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