Veteran ID Card for Discounts, Free FitBit with Summer Sports Program

#VetResources is a weekly newsletter for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers, and Survivors.

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A Veteran ID Card (VIC) is a form of photo ID you can use to get discounts offered to Veterans at many restaurants, hotels, stores and other businesses. Find out if you’re eligible for a Veteran ID Card—and how to apply. VA Veteran ID Cards do not permit access to bases or commissaries. 


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Events this Week

Jun. 24 - Google VetNet Career Week 2021
Jun. 24 - Denver Veterans Job Fair
Jun. 24 - Creating Calmness Workshop
Jun. 25 - Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair
Jun. 25 - Atlanta - Soldiers’ Angels Veteran Food Distribution
Jun. 26 - Supply Drop Tour 2021 - San Antonio, TX
Jun. 28 - Connecting with Kids Workshop
Jun. 30 - Active Duty Transgender Service Member & Advocate: Alivia Stehlik
Jun. 30 - COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Jun. 30 - JOBS: Military to Manufacturing with Johnson & Johnson
Jun. 30 - VA Pride Month Closing Event


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Veterans get fit at the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic at Home

Free Fitbit for first 250 Veterans to register and complete the program!

VA is accepting applications from Veterans interested in participating in the 2021 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic at Home. The deadline to register is June 30. The deadline to submit medical exam forms is July 15.

Veterans can experience surfing, kayaking, sailing, cycling and adaptive fitness, and choose from offerings of yoga, meditation, nutrition, cooking and creative arts at more than 30 in-person locations across the country. 


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Mission Continues collecting 9/11 stories, share yours

This year will mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Mission Continues is collecting the stories of those who were inspired to serve, or to continue serving, in the wake of 9/11.

Mission Continues is inviting you and everyone who was impacted by that day—including Veterans, active-duty service members, military family members, caregivers, survivors and civilians—to share the story of where you were, how it impacted you, and how you will honor 9/11 through service.

The campaign runs through Veteran's Day.


Learn about art therapy and hear how it can help improve mental health


Borne the Battle: Fighting Veteran Suicide

Veterans Nate McDonald and Cindy McNally share how Irreverent Warriors has helped them and many other Veterans, active duty and reserves on the road to mental health recovery. 



Veteran Job Board on RallyPoint 

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You Asked, We Answered: What can I do once I’m vaccinated?

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Join us for a Facebook Live Event to discuss PTSD and Homelessness among Veterans

During this event, you will hear from experts, a Veteran, and local specialists about the causes and symptoms of PTSD, the connection between PTSD and homelessness, how VA is helping Veterans with PTSD and who are homeless, and ways to help a Veteran with PTSD who may be experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Have your questions ready before the event, because presenters will set aside time for Q&A. Be sure to log on to Facebook by 3 p.m. ET on June 30!

Veterans Legacy Memorial – It’s Personal

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Our Military Kids provides grants for children of Post-9/11 combat Veterans

Our Military Kids supports military children by funding sports, arts and other enrichment activities when their parents are deployed or recovering from severe injuries sustained in a post-9/11 overseas mission. These activities help military kids cope with stress and build self-confidence during an otherwise difficult time in their lives. 


Coaching Into Care helps loved ones help Veterans

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BMW $500-$11,000 toward a lease or new vehicle purchase 

Sherwin-Williams 15% off discount on Paints, Stains and Painting Supplies

Mountain Khakis – 40% off purchase once registered. Available for active military, Veterans, dependents and spouses


VA is here for you.

1-800-MyVA411 (800-698-2411) is always the right number

Veterans Crisis Line1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255
Homeless Veteran Resources: 1-877-424-3838 or Chat
White House VA Hotline1-855-948-2311

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