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Veterans Get Your Free Coffee

Get your free coffee or beverage at any Veterans Canteen location that sells coffee or fountain beverages on Thursday, Nov. 10. No purchase necessary. Canteens are located at most VA facilities across the country.

CANTEEN LOCATIONS

On Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, Starbucks, Biggby Coffee, Ziggi’s Coffee and many others will offer free coffee for Veterans at participating stores. Visit the Veterans Day discounts list and find your perfect cup of joe!

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Team RWB Hosts Veterans Day Workout of the Day

This Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, join Veterans and supporters from across the country to complete the Armistice workout of the day as part of Team Red, White and Blue’s WOD for Warriors event. The workout showcases functional fitness and the importance of everyday activities in exercise routines.

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Upcoming Events

(All times ET unless noted)

Nov. 10, 1-2 p.m. – VA Resources to End Veteran Homelessness (Webinar)
Nov. 10, 2-3 p.m. – Get Hired Workshop by G.I. Jobs 
Nov. 11, 10:50 a.m.-1 p.m. – Arlington National Cemetery–National Veterans Day Observance
Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. – Military Hire Virtual Job Fair
Nov. 11, 12-1 p.m. – Virtual Franchise Fair by G.I. Jobs 
Nov. 12, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – U.S. Armed Forces – Reigniting and Mobilizing to Serve 
Nov. 12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. CT – Amarillo, TX – Amarillo VA campus drive-thru event 
Nov. 14, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. – Issues Facing Indiana Military – Battlemind to Home Summit 
Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. – Veterans Benefits Seminar – Russellville, AR 
Nov. 14, 10-11:30 a.m. – Veterans Benefits Seminar – Orange Park, FL 
Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. – Veterans Benefits Seminar – Omaha, NE 
Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. – Military & Veteran Mom’s Baby Shower 
Nov. 15, 8-9:30 p.m. – Stress Solutions Workshop 
Nov. 16, 12-4 p.m. – Virtual Job Fair by G.I. Jobs 
Nov. 16, 12-1 p.m. – How Insurance Can Help Protect Your Financial Wellness 
Nov. 16, 2:30-4 p.m. – New York City Civil Service 101 for Veterans 
Nov. 16, 3-4 p.m. – Hiring Event: Heroes MAKE America – Heroes Connect 
Nov. 16, 3-4 p.m. – How Insurance Can Help Protect Your Financial Wellness 
Nov. 17, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. – Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair 

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National Peer to Peer Q&A on Nov. 17

Join us Nov. 17, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET to participate in the National Veterans Experience Live (VetXL) Peer to Peer Q&A Chat on RallyPoint and gain access to Veteran peer support resources. Get connected to a Veteran peer to help you navigate VA and community services. Post your questions on how to get peer support now!

ASK YOUR QUESTION


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VA Secretary Discusses Claims, PACT Act, Survivors Assistance and Other Veterans’ Top Concerns

Today, Nov. 9, VA Secretary Denis McDonough addressed some of the top requested concerns from Veterans and their families, caregivers and survivors during a town hall at the D.C. VA Medical Center. 

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Student Veterans find resources and support from VFW


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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. 

DISCOUNTS


Veteran Suicide Prevention submissions due Nov. 21 for CDC grants


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More than 500 Free Veterans Day Events Across the Country

Check out the more than 500 FREE events nationwide celebrating Veterans and their families. Find local events near you. 

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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.

TAKE THE SURVEY


This November, as we honor Military Family Month, hear two Veterans talk about the mental health challenges they’ve faced as parents, the changes they’ve made for their children, and the help they found along the way.


Veteran Jobs


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

 POST FREE JOB


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Win $100 Gift Card by Answering the Following Question:


Transition Story: How I went from Staff Sergeant in the Army to a member of the executive leadership team at ManTech


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Vet Tix Free tickets to various events for active military, Veterans and immediate family members of troops killed in action.

Fire Department Coffee 15% discount for life using discount code “MIL15”.

O’Reilly Auto Parts 10% discount on in-store items for Active Duty, Veterans and families.

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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


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Update Your Address and Contact Information Online

Are you moving, currently receiving benefits or prescriptions, or enrolled in VA health care and want to know how to change your address? You can update your personal contact information anytime, anywhere through VA.gov. Log in or create a free VA.gov account today!

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