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CARE Fair January 11, 2018

The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program (AFW2) is sponsoring a CARE Fair on 11 JAN 18.

AFW2 at Randolph Air Force Base would like to invite you to attend our upcoming (FREE) CARE fair in San Antonio, TX on 11 January 2018 from 6pm-8pm.

A Care Fair is a career and resource fair to help transitioning Wounded Warriors CONNECT with organizations that offers: employment, scholarships/programs for school, Caregiver support, veteran resources & adaptive sports programs that they can get involved with that
will help them recover with whatever disabilities or challenges they may be experiencing.

When: January 11, 2018
Where: Omni La Mansion Del Rio Hotel
112 College Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Event: 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Bexar County VETSERV OCT 21, 2017

The 3rd Annual Bexar County VETSERV will be OCT 21, 2017 from 0900 – 1400 (9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M) at the Factory at Rackspace

Apply for Veteran’s support opportunities, get assistance with job search techniques and a photo opportunity for your resume.  For more details click HERE.

Register here

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-bexar-county-vetserv-tickets-36733666385?aff=eac2

 

Motorcycle Relief Project

Motorcycle Relief Project (MRP) is a 501c3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization that provides relief to veterans with PTSD and other injuries by taking them on multi-day motorcycle adventure tours. Our mission is to honor and encourage veterans while providing them with opportunities to decompress, get unstuck, and connect with other veterans.

Contact: Tom@motorelief.org      303-909-5033    motorelief.org

VETERANS BENEFIT FAIRS May 6, 2017

The state, the VLB connects Veterans, military members and their spouses to valuable federal, state and county benefits through a partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Texas Veterans Commission.
May 6, 2017 – San Antonio
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital
7400 Merton Minton Street
San Antonio, TX 78229

The Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP)

The NWBA is assisting the University of Florida with the promotion of the nationally renowned Veteran Entrepreneurship Program. Below is some general information about this exciting opportunity and attached is a more detailed brochure. If selected for this program all expenses related to participating in this one-of-a-kind program are covered, making this program completely FREE.

For more information contact: Lisa Arango at Lisa.Arango@warrington.ufl.edu

VEP serves veterans who meet the following three requirements:

Have separated from active duty service (or are in the process of separating) with an honorable discharge

Are identified as disabled by the Veteran’s Administration or DOD based on a “service-connected” disability (or) Are “service distinguished” based on exemplary military conduct

Demonstrate an intense motivation to start or grow a business.

For those in Texas check out  this site

http://www.tvc.texas.gov/Entrepreneur-Program.aspx

while this site shows an example of the Programs efforts in San Antonio in 2016

http://www.tvc.texas.gov/San-Antonio-Academy-2016.aspx

 

THE DOG TAG: HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN YOUR FIRST YEAR AS A VETERAN

Welcome to the Dog Tag. In this pilot episode, subject matter experts from the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) and the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) come together for a round table discussion about your first year out of the military. Transitioning out of the military can be a bumpy ride, but the more information you have about all the benefits, resources and programs available to you as a Veteran, the smoother it will be.
The Dog Tag® is brought to you by the Texas Veterans Land Board and the Texas Veterans Commission. Find more episodes at www.texasveteransblog.com/dogtag. If you have questions about this topic, or suggestions for other podcast topics, call 1-800-252-VETS or email vlbinfo@glo.texas.gov. Visit TexasVeterans.com to find out more about your benefits!