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Veterans Events

Sunday October 27th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Brentwood Presbyterian Church

Chapel Room

12000 San Vicente Blvd. 

Los Angeles, CA 90049

Friday October 25th, 2019 | 8:00am

West Los Angeles V A Medical Center

Welcome Center (Building 257) 

11301 Wilshire Blvd. 

Los Angeles, CA 90073

Sunday October 20th, 2019 | 12:00pm

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

The Music Center 

Downtown Los Angeles

135 N Grand Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Friday October 25th, 2019 | 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM

West Los Angeles VA Medical Center

Welcome Center (Building 257)

11301 Wilshire Blvd. 

Los Angeles, CA 90073

Veteran Registration: Opens at 8 a.m., with services beginning at 9 a.m. 

No advanced reservations this year! Offered on a first-come, first-served basis: 

LA Fleet Week® is an annual, multi-day celebration of our nation’s Sea Services held on the LA Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles over the extended Labor Day Weekend. Free to the public, our event features active duty ship tours, military displays and equipment demonstrations, live entertainment, aircraft flyovers, STEM Expo for kids of all ages, annual Conquer the Bridge Labor Day 5.3-mile walk/run over the Vincent Thomas Bridge, 

5 on 5 Basketball Tournament, rigorous Obstacle Course (new!) and Galley Wars culinary cook-off competition between Sailor, Marine & Coastguard teams. Lots of fun for the entire family.

LA Fleet Week is located on the LA Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles in the community of San Pedro, CA. The main event footprint is located next to the Battleship IOWA Museum with all public activities at this location. For specific directions, use 100 Swinford Street, San Pedro, CA or 250 S. Harbor Blvd, San Pedro, CA.

Friday August 30th, 2019 | 8:30am - 3:00pm

100 Swinford Street 
San Pedro, CA


250 S. Harbor Blvd
San Pedro, CA



Veterans Active Duty, Guard, & Reserve members and their families *who are connected with the Mindful Warrior Project* are invited as our guests to Laguna Beach’s 2019 Festival of Arts & Pageant of the Masters. Spend the entire day enjoyingthe beach, cafes, shops, galleries, the Festival of Arts ~ including crafting for kids (noon-11:30pm) & on through the evening Pageant (8:30-10pm). Register here

~Arts experience not to be missed - for the military connected population!~ 

Monday August 5th, 2019 | noon

Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters
650 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Free for veterans, their families, and the support community


Last year we held a “Conversation with the Filmmakers” event so that the writer/director of and primary actor in an upcoming film could hear directly from veterans about survivor’s guilt/moral injury/PTSD so they could “get it right” and portray veterans and the subject matter with accuracy and respect on Sunday July 28th, 2019 4:00 to 6:00pm we get to preview the finished product “Visitor” enjoy refreshments, and give feedback.


Hosted by Veterans Employment Committee, Vet Hunters, JVS SoCal, Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) and the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS).



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WMP offers free guidance in tools that empower you to address overwhelming stress, knee-jerk reactions, and interrupted sleep in a simple and effective way.

TEL: 818.616.2931
all conversations ~ calls & workshops ~ completely confidential 

Thursday July 18th, 2019 |

*Please see flyer for location, dates, and times*

Free for Veterans, Active Duty, Guard & Reserve; their family members; and the support community


To honor and suppor veterans welcoming a new addition to their families in 2019, the VA offers this baby shower in recognition of new veteran parents to be! 

For more information contact Elaine Maxwell at (310)487-3711 Ext. 40040