October 15, 2018 - March 10, 2019
8:00 A.M. - 4:45 P.M.; Monday - Friday
Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) provides transitioning service members and veterans with critical career skills required for today’s growing technology industry. MSSA-Jacksonville provides an 18-week (or two 9-week terms) training for high-demand careers in Cloud Application Development. Program graduates gain an interview for a full-time job at Microsoft or one of their hiring partners.
 
Please contact Shawn Lewis, MSSA Site Manager, at shawnlewismssa@outlook.com or Kimberly Shaw, ERAU Campus Director - Jacksonville Campuses, at SHAWK6@erau.edu with any questions.
 

November 27, 2018 - December 15, 2018
This offer is available at both MISSION BBQ Jacksonville locations.

MISSION BBQ Orange Park
8440 Blanding Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32244

MISSION BBQ St. Johns
4852 Town Center Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32246
Purchase an America Heroes Cup at MISSION BBQ to benefit Wreathes Across America! Two dollars of every America Heroes Cup purchase helps honor Veterans with wreathes placed on their headstones at the Jacksonville National Cemetery and 1200 other locations nationwide. 

MISSION BBQ Wreathes Across America Fundraiser Flyer

December 15, 2018
11:45 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Jacksonville National Cemetery
4083 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Every year, the Jacksonville National Cemetery holds a ceremony in which wreaths are laid on the tombstones of our local heroes.


Additional Information

December 18, 2018
7:00 P.M.
American Legion Post 137
5443 San Juan Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32210

December 20, 2018
9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
City Hall
117 W. Duval St., Suite 120
Jacksonville, FL 32202
The City of Jacksonville Military Affairs and Veterans Department (MAVD), in coordination with Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. (TRLS) and Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps, will host its free monthly legal consultation for veterans and their families.
 
Three Rivers Legal Services provides assistance with family Law (limited), social security/SSI, discharge review assistance, VA pensions, guardianship for disabled, unfair collections, last will and testament, and various other civil legal services.
 
The City of Jacksonville Military Affairs and Veterans Department and Three Rivers Legal Services are dedicated to helping veterans and their families with their legal needs. If you would like to be considered for further assistance, applications for representation will be available

January 07, 2019 - May 17, 2019
8:00 A.M. - 4:45 P.M.; Monday - Friday
Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) provides transitioning service members and veterans with critical career skills required for today’s growing technology industry. MSSA-Jacksonville provides an 18-week (or two 9-week terms) training for high-demand careers in Cloud Application Development. Program graduates gain an interview for a full-time job at Microsoft or one of their hiring partners.
 

January 08, 2019
1:00 P.M.
Jacksonville VA Outpatient Clinic
Second Floor Conference Room (2L104/2L106)
1536 Jefferson Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32209
The Jacksonville VA Outpatient Clinic Social Work Services presents a free information session on January 8, 2019 at the Jacksonville VA Outpatient Clinic. Thomas C. Santoro, Attorney at Law, will present information on power of attorneys, living wills, wills and guardianship. 

January 12, 2019
10:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
300 A Philip Randolph Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32202
The next Vets 4 Vets Quarterly Gathering of Veterans will be on Saturday, January 12, 2019. These gatherings are an opportunity for Veterans (active duty also welcome) from all over Northeast Florida to meet with local veteran serving organizations and resources, listen to speakers, share in camaraderie and work toward supporting each other. This event also includes a free hot lunch! 

January 18, 2019
1:00 P.M.
Jacksonville VA Outpatient Clinic
2nd Floor Conference Room  2L104/2L106
1536 Jefferson Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32209
Topics Discussed:
• Types of VA compensation
• Tips for filing claims
• Common reasons claims get denied
• Question and Answer Session