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

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Experience Live Events Thanks to VetTix 

Attending live events, such as concerts, sports, performing arts and family themed events is how many of us relax with entertainment. These experiences are especially significant to Veterans and those who serve our country in uniform. 



 Events this Week

Nov. 3   - Creating an Effective Capabilities Statement for Veteran Owned Small Businesses
Nov. 4   - Veteran & Military Career Day - Northern Virginia
Nov. 4   - National Veterans Small Business Week: Doing Business with the VA
Nov. 4   - How Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Can Access Federal Surplus Property
Nov. 4   - #VetResources Check-In: Deputy Secretary Remy - Student Veterans
Nov. 4   - Veterans Career Opportunities: Employer Session CVS Health                                  
Nov. 5   - Accessing Federal Surplus Property
Nov. 5   - Pre-Application for Veteran Owned Small Businesses
Nov. 5   - Seasonal Hiring - Work from Home or in Community
Nov. 5   - #VetResources Check-In: Food Insecurity and Social Determinants of Health
Nov. 6   - Veterans Day Parade - Erie, Pennsylvania
Nov. 6   - Veterans Day Parade - Charleston, South Carolina                                             
Nov. 6   - Women Veterans Honor Ceremony - Cobb County, Georgia
Nov. 8   - Federal Supply Schedule for Veteran Owned Small Businesses
Nov. 8   - Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces Creating Calmness in Times of Stress
Nov. 9   - DMV Virtual Employment Extravaganza
Nov. 9   - Virtual Veterans Day Ceremony Lovell Federal Health Care Center
Nov. 9   - Yoga4Caregivers
Nov. 9   - Veteran Get Hired Workshop
Nov. 9   - Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Public Ceremony
Nov. 9   -  (MVCN): Caregiver Creating Calmness Workshop
Nov. 10 - SBA Q&A for Veteran Business Owners


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Don't wait. Reach out.

Life has its challenges. As a Veteran you don't have to solve them alone.



Native American honor guard

Public Can Approach Tomb, See Native American Honor Guard

For the first time in nearly 100 years, and as part of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Commemoration, the public will be able to walk on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Plaza and lay flowers in front of the Tomb on Nov. 9 and 10, 2021.


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Win $100 Amazon Gift Card

Rally$weeps is a free program offered to Veterans, families, caregivers, survivors, and civilian supporters of the military by RallyPoint to encourage us all to connect on topics relevant to our shared military and Veteran experiences. By contributing to these conversations, you have the opportunity to win 1 of 20 $100 Amazon gift cards.

Answer 1 of these 4 questions, or all 4, for more chances to win!

What Things Do You Remember About Adapting To Military Life?

How Did You Tell Your Family and Friends That You Were Joining The Military & Are There Any Conversations That Stand Out From That Time?

What Advice Do You Have for Other Military Couples?

Can You Describe How You Felt Coming Home From a Deployment or Combat?

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VA Secretary Underscores Support for Caregivers

Speaking at the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Sixth Annual National Convening, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said one of VA’s most important jobs is to support caregivers.


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Self-care: Learn acupressure for stress relief

Acupressure is a self-care tool that you can use to help the energy in your body get “unstuck” when you are feeling sluggish or having pain or stress. In addition to acupressure, VA offers acupuncture by licensed clinicians for conditions where it can be effective. 


Air Force Veteran DJ Vanas

Air Force Veteran DJ Vanas, Ottawa Native, Professional Speaker

If there is anyone who knows what it means to be a warrior, it is Air Force Veteran D.J. “Eagle Bear” Vanas. But you might be wondering, what exactly is the warrior spirit? Tribal nations, Fortune 500 companies, the military and even the White House on two occasions have hired Vanas to answer this question. This episode of Borne the Battle offers you the amazing opportunity to hear Vanas eloquently describe what exactly it means to embody the warrior spirit.



Map of RWB flag relay across the US

Team RWB Runners Carry Old Glory Through Tennessee 

Team RWB's Old Glory Relay, is an epic 62-day journey running, walking, and hiking the American flag from New York City, NY to Atlanta, GA. Today, the flag is moving through Elkton, TN, and will complete 2,090 total miles moved. It's not too late to join the effort virtually or in person along the route. Learn more at

"As I think about the 2,500-mile journey this flag will travel, I'm reminded of the strength of the American spirit and I think about how impossible a journey like this would be if you were to try to take it on by yourself," said U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. John Quintas (Ret.), Managing Director of Amazon's Global Military Affairs.


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Timberland 20% off select styles online with valid credentials. Available for active military, Veterans, reservists, spouses and dependents.

Gamestop 10% off most products in-store.

Regal Discounts at select theatres. Available at box office.


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Vet Centers: 1-877-927-8387
Homeless Veteran Resources: 1-877-424-3838 or Chat
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