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Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs

Public Veteran Events

Military, Veteran, and Spouse Career Fair

Veterans, National Guard, Reserve Members, Transitioning Service Members, and Military Spouses and Dependents are welcome!
WHAT: Career Fair 
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 30th, 2:30 – 5:30 pm
Register at: https://yoursix.eventbrite.com Or: Rob McMaster 402-474-2345
WHERE: Lincoln Firefighters Reception Hall, 241 Victory Lane, Lincoln

The Career Fair is exclusively reserved for Military and Veterans, Spouses and Dependents between 2:30 – 3:30. Registration helps us prepare lanyards for Military/Veteran attendees to be recognized by employers.

Interested in learning how your military experience transfers into the civilian workplace?
Employees of the Nebraska Department of Labor Career Center are available to discuss best practices for engaging with employers, making a positive and memorable first impression, and reviewing tips for creating a marketable résumé. If you are interested in receiving free résumé assistance and review, please contact Tamber Rouse at tamber.rouse@nebraska.gov or call 402-473-7011.

October Job Seeker Flyer

Event Time: 
2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Veteran Wellness Fair

Lincoln VA Clinic
600 South 70th St.
Lincoln, NE 68510

Health screenings, raffle prizes, family friendly, refreshments. 

Kickoff to Veteran Health, featuring VA Programs and Services:

  • Primary and Specialty Care
  • Mental Health
  • Women's Health
  • Pharmacy
  • Nutrition
  • Whole Health Wellness Program
  • Weight Loss and Exercise Programs

For more information, visit www.nebraska.va.gov

 

Event Time: 
9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Event Date: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019

2019 Lincoln Veterans Parade

On Nov 9th, the parade opening ceremony will be on the Capitol Building North Steps with special guests and speakers. At 2 pm the Grand Marshall will start the parade which travels on K St from S 21st to S 14th St. The parade will feature local Veteran Service Organizations, Marching Bands, vehicles, and Parade Balloons to name a few.

This year's theme is the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. On June 6th 1944, the largest seaborne invasion took place. The Allied forces from America, Britain, Canada, Belgium, Denmark, Holland, Norway, Poland, Australia stormed the beaches of Normandy and paratrooped into France. Operation Overlord freed Western Europe of German occupation and deemed it 'The Beginning of the End of the War'. Their strength and tenacity to push through obsticles is celebrated in remembering the past and honoring the present.

For more information, go to www.lincolnveteransparade.org

View the event on Facebook.

Lincoln Veterans Parade Poster

Event Time: 
2:00 p.m.
Event Date: 
Saturday, November 9, 2019

Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum Veterans Day

The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum honors America’s military veterans with a special program and lunch on November 11, 2019. The program begins at 11:30 AM with the presentation ending at 1 PM. All military (active, retired and veterans) are welcome to attend the program for free, but must register in advance. General admission applies to non-members and all other guests. This lunch program features posting of the colors and a keynote speaker. Veterans are encouraged to attend this event in uniform. Admission is paid at the door upon arrival to the Museum, but an RSVP is required prior to the event. A complimentary light lunch is included with your admission to this program. Please RSVP by November 2.

 

A seven-year veteran, Nick Rucker, has been through deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. During his time in the Army, Rucker worked in small-arms repair, fixing weapons for U.S. troops and other coalition forces. In Afghanistan, he flew more than 60 missions providing support to the Afghan National Army, the Turkish Army and Polish Special Forces. He is a soldier and a country singer. Based out of Omaha, Neb. Rucker uses his life experiences and emotions to distinguish his gritty sound and meaningful lyrical content.

In the last few years, Rucker has played more than 150 concerts. He has released several music videos and established many noteworthy relationships.

Vist the SAC Museum website. 

Click here to RSVP.

Event Time: 
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Event Date: 
Monday, November 11, 2019

Veterans Claims Clinic

Veterans Claims Clinic

Hosted by: The Veterans Benefit Administration, Lincoln VA Regional Office

WHO: Discharging Servicemembers, Veterans, their families and survivors

What: Claims clinic - Discharging Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families, and survivors will be able to file disability claims, submit evidence, speak with a claims processor, speak with Regional Office Leadership. In addition, to the Lincoln Regional Office representatives the Nebraska Depart-ment of Veterans Affairs Veteran Service Officers (VSO) and Veterans Health Administration representatives will be available to assist with answering ques-tions.

Where: Phelps County Ag Center
1308 2nd Avenue
Holdrege, NE 68949

When: Thursday, August 15, 2019
10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Veterans Claims Clinic, Holdrege

Event Time: 
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Event Date: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony

The Lincoln Regional Office will be hosting a ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of the Vietnam War. The ceremony will be held at the Phelps County Ag Center in Holdrege, Nebraska. Come join us as we honor the brave men and women who served in Vietnam. During the ceremony Vietnam Veterans will be honored with a special lapel pin commemorating their service.

Ceremony Information:
Who: Vietnam Veterans, their families, and survivors
When: August 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Where: Phelps County Ag Center
1308 2nd Avenue
Holdrege, NE 68949

Organizations Attending:
Lincoln VA Regional Office
Nebraska Department of Veteran Affairs

Vietnam War Commemoration Flyer

Event Time: 
1:00 p.m.
Event Date: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Biennial Women Marines Association (WMA) Convention & Professional Development

Event is scheduled Friday 09/04/2020 to Monday 09/07/2020. Join the National Women Marines Association in camrodarie and personal growth. Listen to speakers regarding leadership, chapter development and military women's interests. Attendees will enjoy prestation's by the Commandant, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps and other Marine Leaders. https://www.womenmarines.org/biennial-convention 

Location: Hilton Omaha 1001 Cass Street Omaha Nebraska 

 

Event Time: 
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 to Saturday, September 7, 2019