Veterans Mental Health Advisory Council Washington, DC Veterans Affairs  Medical Center Mental Health Training and Military Sexual Trauma Summit  Event 

  The Veterans Mental Health Advisory Council at the Washington, DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center will sponsor the Certified Mental Health First Aid Training Course on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This certification is accepted for 3 years and can be used to as a tool to help and assist […]


  MARCH 2018 is NATIONAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH (NWHM), and this year’s theme is “NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED: HONORING WOMEN WHO FIGHT ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN”. This year the HUD Veterans Affinity Group (VAG) would like to acknowledge our HUD women veterans, and HUD women who fight against all forms of discrimination against women. […]

Cast your Cares on the LORD

  To always have a peace of mind wherever you are on your journey on this earth, it is important that you must spiritually place your interests, purposes, and hopes in the LORD’s hands.  1 Peter 5:6-7 says, “Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hands of God, that He may exalt you in due time, […]

You Are Never Alone

  If you are facing hard times or feeling helpless, read the title above again. The LORD says, “I will not leave you nor forsake you” (Joshua 1:5). Be strong and courageous and know that our LORD God will always comfort, guide and protect you wherever you go. Whatever challenges that lies ahead know that […]

Military Sexual Trauma: Veterans

Have you experience unwanted sexual assault, unwanted sexual advances, or forced sex while in the military?  Are you experiencing any setbacks since you left military service?   What is Military Sexual Trauma (MST)? Military Sexual Trauma (MST) is a sexual assault or sexual harassment that occurred during military service.  The military sexual trauma is a […]

2018 Military Sexual Trauma Summit Washington, D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  The 2018 Military Sexual Trauma Summit will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Washington, D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 50 Irving Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20422. This year’s theme is “We Are Stronger…Together. Accountability, Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment.” Military Sexual Trauma (MST) is defined by […]

National Air and Space Museum Internship for Veterans and family of Veterans

  We have recently received funding to establish the Brian and Jill Rowe Endowment for Internships, which will fund one internship a year specifically for a veteran or a close relative of a veteran. This year, we are offering a wide variety of internship opportunities, including internships in history; education; museum management and operations; planetary […]

Veterans Affinity Group (VAG) Black History Month: Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn G. Smith-Florence

  Veterans Affinity Group (VAG) Black History Month: Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn G. Smith-Florence Beginning on Monday, February 12, 2018, thru Wednesday, February 28, 2018, (in honor of Black History Month) the HUD Veteran Affinity Group will recognize, and Honor, the contributions of our African American female veterans and HUD employees for their Honorable service to […]