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. […]

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 […]

Black History Month Celebration – Double Victory: African Americans in Times of War

  Secretary Ben Carson and the Robert C. Weaver Chapter of Blacks in Government in celebration of BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2018 on Thursday, February 8 at the Brooke-Mondale Auditorium. National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) curator Dr. Krewasky Salter will join the program to discuss this year’s theme, African Americans in Times […]

24th Annual VAMC Winterhaven Homeless Stand Down and 14th Annual NAAV Community Partner Participation

On Saturday, January 27, 2018, the National Association of American Veterans (NAAV) participated in its fourteenth year of helping homeless and at-risk Veterans of the greater DC metropolitan area at the DC VA Medical Center’s (VAMC) Winterhaven Stand Down for Homeless Veterans, along with collaborative partners representing agencies, organizations and volunteers. Attendance numbers indicate that […]