The next meeting of CVO will be held at Jesse Brown VA Hospital on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 10 AM to 12:30 PM in the second floor Conference Room. There will be an African American History presentation. Continue reading
“Serving Your Country” airs Sunday nights, 2100-2300, on WUSN, 99.5. As the name suggests, it is dedicated to those who serve, or have served, our Country. Continue reading
Veterans for Unification will meet on February 6, 2016 at the Oak Park Public Library from 10AM to 11:30AM. Cynthia McKee (Veterans Service Officer, IL DEPT of VA) will be the guest speaker. Music, Refreshments & Camaraderie. Continue reading
Chicago Veterans Team invite you to join us in celebrating the grand opening of the VetHub (5031 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago, IL) on February 20th at 1pm.
The VetHub will not only serve as the office for Chicago Veterans, but will also be used as a mentoring facility for Veterans needing assistance with laptops available for Chicago Veterans’ Members to work on disability claims, education benefits, building a resume, finding employment or even starting their own business. Continue reading
Commissioner Jeffrey Tobolski in partnership with the Cook County Department of Veteran Affairs and the Cook County Assessor’s Office will be hosting a seminar to assist veterans with the Disabled Veterans Exemption application process. Applications will be available from the Assessor’s Office beginning January 27th on the Cook County Assessor’s website. Continue reading
Download the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter #311 Newsletter for January / February 2016. Continue reading
The Walter Reed Foundation is sponsoring “Bridging the Gap Retreats” to support post 9/11 combat/deployment service members and veterans and their caregiver or primary support person in their journey of healing. This four-day relaxation and reconnection retreat, intended as a strong adjunct to VA/DoD services, will take place at the Union League Club Chicago, Chicago, Il. March 17-20, 2016. Continue reading
Worth Fighting For Chicago Public High School Tour featuring Rory Fanning Sponsored by The Chicago Teachers Union & The Chicago Chapter of Veterans for Peace. Rory will visit CPS high schools throughout the 2015/2016 school year in the hopes of helping students make a more informed decision before joining the military. These speaking visits will help serve as much-needed space in which students can come together for important and timely discussions about the fourteen-year-old global war on terror, the motivations behind these wars, and what those who are fighting in them are expected to do. Continue reading
Happy New Year! Mark your calendars for upcoming 2016 CVO Meetings. Continue reading
Chicago Park District to host a Veteran’s Resource Fair. Veterans, active duty and military family members are invited to connect with agencies, groups and organizations that provide military and veteran assistance.
February 11, 2016, 12 – 4 PM, Maggie Daley Park. Continue reading