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Outside Events of Interest to our Members  
Here's a sample of what some of our allied organizations are doing.

There is no shortage of organizations in New York City dedicated to the maritime services. See below for a small taste of upcoming and ongoing events from a few of our favorites. For more information and to confirm dates and times, click on the links in each entry to visit their websites.

If your organization would like to be listed here, please contact us at info@nynavyleague.org.

Celebrate Buoy Tender Day on October 24 from 3:00–6:00 P.M. at Hudson River Park's Pier 25 with tours of the still-active buoy tender USCGC KATHERINE WALKER and the legacy tender LILAC. Several LILAC veterans will be on hand sharing their stories Tuesday afternoon with film students from Manhattan Youth, and you may get to listen in. They will be creating a permanent video record of what life and work were like on board a buoy tender in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

Theater of War, a free interactive performance of scenes from ancient plays about the visible and invisible wounds caused by violence and war presents a dramatic reading of scenes from Sophocles' Ajax on October 25 from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M at New York Film Academy in lower Manhattan. The performance is open to the public and will be followed by an audience discussion led by community panelists and refreshments. Reserve your free seats here.

Geopolitical Futures is hosting an exclusive one-day conference on October 25 at the Yale Club for portfolio managers, policy analysts, financial advisors, strategic planners and those who want to understand the changing world order on a detailed level. To learn more or to reserve one of the very limited spaces at "Rising and Falling Powers: Separating Signal from Noise", visit the Geopolitcal Futures website.

Join The New York Military Affairs Symposium on October 27 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M for a Friday evening talk given by Samuel Watson on The Army before and after Andrew Jackson. It will take place at The Soldiers', Sailors', Marines', Coast Guard and Airmens' Club at 283 Lexington Avenue (between 36th Street and 37th Street), New York, NY 10016. The event is free and open to the public.

Join The New York Military Affairs Symposium on November 3 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M for a Friday evening talk given by Robert Jervis on Intelligence: Why Can't We Do Better?. It will take place at The Soldiers', Sailors', Marines', Coast Guard and Airmens' Club at 283 Lexington Avenue (between 36th Street and 37th Street), New York, NY 10016. The event is free and open to the public.

Navy WWII vet sought for participation in Veterans Day Ceremony at Fort Hamilton on November 8 at 11:00 A.M. Email info@nynavyleague for more information.

Starting November 4 and continnuing through November 16, Veterans Advantage is sponsoring a full schedule of Veterans Week NYC events, with many free and open to the public.

The United War Veterans Council invites all veterans and their families to a traditional mass on November 5 at 10:00 A.M. as part of the Veterans Week events. For more information and to learn about their other events for this important week, visit their calendar.

Join The New York Military Affairs Symposium on November 10 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M for a Friday evening talk given by Lionel Beehner on Isolated but Idolized: How Civilian Veneration of the U.S. Military Undermines Innovation. It will take place at The Soldiers', Sailors', Marines', Coast Guard and Airmens' Club at 283 Lexington Avenue (between 36th Street and 37th Street), New York, NY 10016. The event is free and open to the public.

Also on November 10, the United War Veterans Council is hosting their annual reception and dinner commemorating the 242nd Birthday pf the United States Marine Corps at 7:00 P.M. Tickets are available here.  

Join The New York Military Affairs Symposium on November 17 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M for a Friday evening talk given by Edward Chen on Sacrificed in Vain - The History and Fate of Nationalist China's Elite 74th Corps 1937 - 1949. It will take place at The Soldiers', Sailors', Marines', Coast Guard and Airmens' Club at 283 Lexington Avenue (between 36th Street and 37th Street), New York, NY 10016. The event is free and open to the public.

Join The New York Military Affairs Symposium on December 1 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M for a Friday evening talk given by CPT Mike Kiser on Clausewitz and War in the 21st Century. It will take place at The Soldiers', Sailors', Marines', Coast Guard and Airmens' Club at 283 Lexington Avenue (between 36th Street and 37th Street), New York, NY 10016. The event is free and open to the public.

The Brooklyn Veterans Treatment Court is seeking military veterans to serve as mentors to fellow veterans involved in the criminal justice system. Continue to serve and be a battle buddy for a veteran in need. For more information and/or to volunteer, please contact Veterans Peer Specialist Anthony Tamburello IV at atambure@courts.state.ny.us.  

Veterans of all United States Armed Forces can soon shop online with the AAFES, gaining access to exclusive miitary pricing on name-brand products, exclusive credit opportuities and more. The first step is to get verified at VetVerify.org, so start today and get ready to save.

Andy Carroll and the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University are initiating a "Million Letters Campaign." The goal of their campaign is to collect and preserve war-related correspondance in an effort to honor the stories of veterans, troops, and loved ones. Carroll is travelling nationwide to speak about the importance these letters and meet with those who contribute to the campaign. Further information on the campaign and Carroll's contact information can be found on the CAWL website

Veterans and military families can enjoy free sports, concerts and other events through the nonprofit Veteran Tickets Foundation, a new partner of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Visit them online to create a free account, verify your military service, then request tickets from a selection of hundreds of events across the country. A small dellivery fee will apply when you receive tickets.

Carnegie Hall offers veterans a 30% box office discount on tickets to every one of their presentations throughout their season — close to 200 performances every year.

The SUNY University Center for Academic and Workforce Development helps to promote educational and vocational opportunities for adults throughout New York State. The UCAWD provides academic services, job training and opportunites for employment through 12 SUNY Educational Opportunity Centers. The 30+ Advanced Technology Training and Information Networking labs provide access to current technology for economically challenged neighborhoods, allowing users to improve their academic and vocational skills.

Steven Getzoff publishes his e-zine, Steve Getzoff's Active Military and Veterans E-Zine, each week, providing readers a compilation of articles and upcoming events of interest. To subscribe, provide input, or share articles or announcements, contact Getzoff at stevenmgetzoff@outlook.com.

The New York Military Affairs Symposium provides audio podcasts of their past Friday Evening Talks. Recordings of the free and public talks can be accessed here.

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