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Aug 10

August 10, 2018

Cowboy Up! Retreat in Santa Fe, NM

3 slots are available for the October 1- 6 Cowboy Up! and Country Cooking class (arrive on Sunday evening, Sept 30, and depart any time on Oct 6 after noon). Horses for Heroes Cowboy Up! American horsemanship and ranch skills program will occupy the mornings and following lunch and some free time. Five of the top chefs from Santa Fe will teach us how to prepare and cook nutritious and delicious meals from scratch and then share this wonderful meal…

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Jul 24

July 24, 2018

VA Mental Health Summits – CO Springs and Denver

To best meet the mental health needs of Veterans, communities across the country are strengthening networks of support by building new connections and sharing resources. To better accomplish this, the VA is hosting two upcoming Mental Health Summits to bridge the gap between Veterans and wellness resources. 2018 VA Community Mental Health Summits Denver Wednesday, August 15 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Planned topics include the following: Moral Injury & the Role of the Chaplaincy  LGBT Veteran Mental Health  Peer Support/Recovery …

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Jul 6

July 6, 2018

MFLN Offers Webinars in July

July 10 – Family Finances Series: Separation & Single Parenting in the Military July 17 – Military Consumer Protection July 18 – Opportunities & Possibilities: Postraumatic Growth in Research and Practice (Part 1) For more information on these July webinars, other upcoming webinars & archived webinars, visit https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/about/. Post Traumatic Growth  The July 18 webinar on Post Traumatic Growth may be of special interest as Dr.  Tedeschi will discuss the theoretical model and research basis of posttraumatic growth, the process by…

Posted in Education, Health, Relationships, Resilience

Jun 27

June 27, 2018

Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center Ribbon Cutting Celebration – 21Jul18

Sallie A. Houser-Hanfelder, Director of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, cordially invites you to the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Saturday, July 21 at 10am Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center, Flag Entrance Aurora, Colorado Reception and tour immediately following the ribbon cutting ceremony. R.S.V.P. by July 13, 2018 via the link below: https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/index.cfm?i=396330&k=0168440A7857

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Jun 27

June 27, 2018

Military OneSource Offers Free Products to Support Military Families

Looking for books and videos that encourage children during deployments? Need fliers or brochures to share with Service Members and their Families? Need stress reduction products to keep your troops mission ready? Download and Order Free Products: Military OneSource provides eligible Service Members, their Families, and service providers access to download and order free products such as  Books Resource Guides DVDs Brochures Educational Items CDs Products cover a wide range of topics: Relationships Health and Wellness Deployment Education Non-medical Counseling…

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Jun 20

June 20, 2018

2018 VA Community Mental Health Summit (Denver area) – 15Aug18

SAVE the DATE!  The VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System (Denver area) will be hosting our 2018 VA Community Mental Health Summit “Expanding Hope” on Wednesday, August 15th at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Keep an eye out for more information in the upcoming weeks. Planned topics will include:  Moral Injury & the Role of the Chaplaincy  LGBT Veteran Mental Health  Peer Support/Recovery  Rural Health & Telehealth  Suicide Prevention  Supporting Transitioning Service Members  The Department of Veteran Affairs Eastern…

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Jun 12

June 12, 2018

Dash the Distance 12K at Buckley AFB

Join other Service Members and Families for this fun fitness event! 12K Run Friday, June 15 at 0730 Call the fitness center to register: 720-847-6679.

Posted in Community Event, Fun!, Health

May 10

May 10, 2018

Mental Health Recovery Celebration – 21May18

Monday, May 21 from 3pm-5pm Denver VA Hospital Auditorium (Basement) Learn about mental health resources for Veterans and their supporters Network with other Veterans, supporters, and community partners

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May 8

May 8, 2018

Armed Forces Day of Service – 19May18

Please join Volunteers of America for the 3rd Annual Armed Forces Day of Service! Health and Dental services are provided for Veterans and veterinary care is available for Veterans’ dogs. Breakfast burritos and giveaways available! Saturday, May 19 – 9am-2pm Bill Daniels Veterans Services Center – 1247 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204 Services provided for dogs: Vaccinations Basic exams Microchips Behavior and obedience training Blood testing Services provided for Veterans: Heart health screenings Dental services  

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May 8

May 8, 2018

Veterans Rendezvous – 19May18

Attend this FREE Resource Fair to meet with many Veteran Service Providers! The 9HealthFair is offering FREE Health Screenings for Veterans. Also, (NEW this year!) FREE Health Screenings are available for Military Spouses, too. Saturday, May 19 – 8am-12pm Aspen Ridge Church – 27154 N Turkey Creek Rd, Evergreen, CO 80439 Resources available include VA Representatives County Veteran Services Officers State Veteran Employment Specialists Mental Health Consultants Health and Wellness Programs Recreational Opportunities Community Resources  

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