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Veterans Day eGaming Tournaments: Compete, Watch Livestream

Watch or compete in the Veterans Day eGaming tournaments hosted by Warrior GMR. Watch the Livestream of Armed Forces Esport Teams take on Veterans and military kids in the Valorant Invitational. Also available for all ages is a Smash Bros Open invitational with a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card.



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Live Town Hall: Hear VA Secretary Discuss Claims, PACT Act, Survivors Assistance and Other Veterans' Top Concerns

Tune in Nov. 9, from 2-3 p.m. ET, and hear from VA Secretary Denis McDonough as he addresses the top requested concerns from Veterans, their families, caregivers and survivors during a town hall at the D.C. VA Medical Center. Click below to watch and subscribe for a reminder to tune in!


Upcoming Events

(All times ET unless noted)

Oct. 31-Nov. 4 – National Veterans Small Business Week - All Events
Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. – Maryland Veteran-Owned Small Business Conference
Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m. – VIRTUAL - Government Contracting Basics: Small Business Week
Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. – Veterans Health, Wellness and Information EXPO 
Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. – Suicide Prevention Training for Clergy
Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Acknowledgement of Veterans and Veterans Luncheon 
Nov. 6, 1-2 p.m. – NY - Veterans Day Ceremony at Western NY National Cemetery
Nov. 6, 1:30-2:30 p.m. – NY - Veterans Day Ceremony at Long Island National Cemetery
Nov. 6, 2-3 p.m. – PA - Veterans Day Ceremony at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Nov. 6, 2-3 p.m. – KY - Veterans Day Ceremony at Lebanon National Cemetery 
Nov. 7, 2-4 p.m. – Achieving Success Despite Historical Discrimination 
Nov. 9, 12 p.m.-12 a.m. PT – CA - Veterans Day Ceremony at Miramar National Cemetery
Nov. 9, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Creating Inroads for Veterans in the Workforce 
Nov. 9, 3-4 p.m. – Hiring Event – Heroes Connect: featuring Saint-Gobain 
Nov. 9, 4-5 p.m. – VIRTUAL Focus Group Session with Service to Armed Forces  
Nov. 9, 7:30-9 p.m. – Military and Veterans Connect – Difficult Emotions and Mental Health
Nov. 10, 1-2 p.m. – VA Resources to End Veteran Homelessness (Webinar)
Nov. 17, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. – National Peer to Peer Q&A - Veterans Experience Live


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Deep Discounts on Fitness Tracker for Veterans in November

From now through Nov. 25, 2022, Veterans, active-duty military and their families can receive 35 percent off on up to two Fitbit devices. 


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$1,000 Holiday Wish List Giveaway

Create your ShopVCS account and build your wish list for a chance to win everything up to $1k.


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Help Operation Gratitude Deliver Over 20,000 Care Packages to Veterans in Time for Veterans Day

In addition to handmade items, games, snacks and hygiene products, every care package includes letters of sincere appreciation written by Americans nationwide.


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Scammers are Targeting Veterans to Access Their PACT Act Benefits

The PACT Act helps millions of Veterans and their survivors gain valuable benefits, but scammers are now targeting them. Download tips (PDF) to avoid these scams.



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Veterans Day 2022 Free Meals, Discounts and Offers

Veterans Day is Friday, November 11. Check out all the 2022 Veterans Day discounts. 



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More than 500 Free Veterans Day Events Across the Country

It's National Veteran and Military Families Month! Check out the more than 500 FREE events nationwide celebrating Veterans and their families. Find local events near you. 


Help Reshape VA’s Mission Statement

VA is seeking your input on how its mission statement may evolve to be more inclusive and representative of the changing needs of all Veterans. Click below to learn more and share your voice.


Hear Veterans share four ways that seeking mental health support helped them overcome their challenges and improve their lives.

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Program Assists Needs of Special Operations Forces

The Servicemember Transitional Advanced Rehabilitation program is designed specifically for Special Operations Forces Veterans and service members. The program promotes successful community reintegration, return to duty or transition to civilian employment.



Veteran Jobs

Post a free job to RallyPoint's community consisting of nearly 2 million Veterans, spouses, caregivers and survivors.


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Brooklyn Bedding 25% off discount and free shipping.

1-800-Flowers 20% off discount.

Nike 10-20% off military discount.


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VA is here for you.

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

Veterans Crisis Line988 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255
Vet Centers: 1-877-927-8387
Homeless Veteran Resources: 1-877-424-3838 or Chat
White House VA Hotline: 1-855-948-2311

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