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Upcoming Veterans Events

2022

 

Monday, July 4thIndependence Day

Saturday, July 9th, 430AM – 1230PM, “Fishing Charter”, Veteran Angler Charters and the Providence Vet Center, only four (4) open slots, point of contact Justyn Charon, Veteran Outreach Program Specialist, at 401.739.0167, or via email at justyn.charon@va.gov.

Monday, July 11th, 930AM – 4PM, the “Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA)” will have a Claims Representative present at the Providence Vet Center, 2038 Warwick Avenue, Warwick, to assist you with filing a Service Connection Claim.  If you are interested in meeting with the VBA Representative, please schedule an appointment online at https://vets.force.com/VAVERA.  When selecting the location, please select the “Warwick Vet Center” (Zip code: 02889), if you would like to see the Claims Representative at this location.  Walk-ins are welcome, but you may experience a wait as slots are filling up quickly.  Point of contact Justyn Charon, Veteran Outreach Program Specialist, at 401.739.0167, or via email at justyn.charon@va.gov.

Monday – Monday, July 11th – Friday, July 15th, 5-day event, “2022 New England Summer Sports Clinic”.  Should you have questions regarding this event and the activities, please feel free to call Jerry Vulpis at 774.826.1955, or email jenny.vulpis@va.gov.

Thursday, July 21st, 5PM – 7PM, “Veteran Voices Town Hall Series”, point of contact is John Loughlin at john.loughlin@va.gov

Wednesday, July 27thKorean War Armistice Signed (1953)

Tuesday, August 2ndGulf War Begins (1990)

Friday, August 5th, “RI National Guard Retirees Reunion Luncheon”, Quonset Officer’s Club, point of contact is Bob Antonelli at 401.837.6028, 401.996.3764, or via email at bob02909@cox.net.  MORE TO FOLLOW

Saturday, August 6th, 8AM – 4PM, “Fishing Charter for Combat Veterans”, offered by Tight Lines for Vets and the Warwick Veterans Center, point of contact is Justyn Charon, Veterans Outreach Program Specialist, Warwick Veterans Center, at 401.739.9.0167. 

Monday, August 8thVictory Day (Second Monday in August – State Holiday in Rhode Island Only – Not a Federal Holiday)

Friday, August 26th, Women’s Equality Day

Monday, August 29th, 106th Birthday, US Marine Corps Reserve (1916)

Friday, September 2nd, 77th Anniversary V-J Day (United States 1945) (Marks Formal Surrender Aboard the USS Missouri)

Monday, September 5thLabor Day

Friday, September 9th, 2:00PM, Pawtucket Veterans Council meeting, Major Walter G Gatchell, VFW Post 306, 171 Fountain Street, Pawtucket, RI

Sunday, September 11thPatriot Day

Friday, September 16th, National POW/MIA Recognition Day (Third Friday in September)

Saturday, September 17th, 9AM coffee/10AM meeting, “Rhode Island National Guard Retirees’ Association Monthly Meeting”, Schofield Armory, 705 New London Avenue, Cranston, guest speaker to be determined.

Sunday, September 18th, 75th Birthday, US Air Force & US Air National Guard (1947)

Sunday, September 25thGold Star Mother’s Day (Observed Last Sunday of September)

Monday, September 26th, 81st Birthday, US Army Military Police Corps (1941)

Thursday, September 29th, 123rd Birthday, National Veterans’ of Foreign Wars (VFW) (1899)

Monday, October 10th, Columbus Day (Repeats every year on the 2nd Monday of October.)

Thursday, October 13th, 247th Birthday, US Navy (1775)

Friday, October 14th, 2:00PM, Pawtucket Veterans Council meeting, Major Walter G Gatchell, VFW Post 306, 171 Fountain Street, Pawtucket, RI

Saturday, October 22nd, 12PM – 4PM, “Steak Fry Dinner Fundraiser”, hosted by the Combat Veterans’ Motorcycle Association, Rhode Island Chapter 9-1, point of contact Gary Rehak at 401.829.3004 (cell), or via email at sfcgadget@aol.com

Thursday, November 10th, 247th Birthday, US Marine Corps (1775)

Friday, November 11thVeterans Day/World War I Officially Ends (1918)

Friday, November 11th, 2:00PM, Pawtucket Veterans Council meeting, Major Walter G Gatchell, VFW Post 306, 171 Fountain Street, Pawtucket, RI

Saturday, November 12th, Time TBD, “RI National Guard Military Ball”, RI Convention Center, One Sabin Street, Providence.  POC MSG Amy Slater at 401.275.4065. 

Thursday, November 24thThanksgiving (US)

Wednesday, December 7th, National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Thursday, December 8th, US Officially enters World War II (1941)

Friday, December 9th, 2:00PM, Pawtucket Veterans Council meeting, Major Walter G Gatchell, VFW Post 306, 171 Fountain Street, Pawtucket, RI

Saturday, December 10th, 9AM coffee/10AM meeting, “Rhode Island National Guard Retirees’ Association Monthly Meeting”, Schofield Armory, 705 New London Avenue, Cranston, guest speaker to be determined.

Tuesday, December 13th, 386th Birthday, US National Guard & US Army National Guard (1636)

Friday, December 16thBattle of the Bulge Begins (1944)

Sunday, December 18th, Iraqi War Ends (2011)    

Sunday, December 18thNational Wreaths Across America Day

Sunday, December 25thMerry Christmas!

 

Would you like to see your veteran event here, please contact John P Gallo Sr., President, Pawtucket Veterans Council. 401-573-7057 or johnlgg@cox.net

REOCURRING MEETINGS:

Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) and Vietnam Veterans PTSD Group – 2nd and 4th  Wednesday of the month from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

 Vietnam Veteran PTSD Group – 1st and 3rd Monday of the month from 10:30 – 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 Art Expression Group – Every Thursday from 9:00 – 12:00 p.m.

 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)/Operation New Dawn (OND) Group – Every Wednesday from 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

 Stress Management- Every Thursday from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

 Low Impact Walking Group – Every Tuesday from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

 Guitar 4 Veterans – Every Wednesday from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

 Monday Mindfulness Group – Every Monday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 Yoga Group – Every Friday from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

 Moral Injury Group – Every Friday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 Modern Warrior Support Group – 1st and 3rd Monday of the month from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

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