National Night Out
Join the Fort Belvoir Community for the 36th Annual National Night Out, Tuesday, 5 to 8 p.m. at Pullen Field, 9637 Belvoir Rd. There will be displays from the Fort Belvoir Police, Emergency Medical Services, Fire, and the Criminal Investigation Division, as well as demonstrations by the NGA Police and the Military Police K9 unit.
Chaplain Corps Anniversary Picnic
Fort Belvoir Garrison Chaplains are hosting a community wide picnic, with lunch, cake and games, Friday, 10 a.m. at Pullen Field, to celebrate the birthday of the Chaplain Corps. Soldiers, DoD Civilians, and Family members are invited to attend. For more, call the Religious Services Office at 703- 806-3316.
Veterans “Highly Desired” for AAFES jobs
If you are a Veteran who would like to return to the Middle East, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, or AAFES, may have a job for you. AAFES is currently recruiting Veterans for jobs “downrange.” Right now, jobs are open in Kuwait, but positions frequently come available in 41 stores in eight countries in the Middle East, including Iraq and Afghanistan. Visit the website at https://publicaffairs-sme.com/applymyexchange/ deployment for more information.
Watch Spiderman – Into the Spider Verse today at the Connolly Outdoor Pool Complex, 5500 Schulz Circle. Entry begins at 7:30 p.m. and the movie will begin at dusk. Tickets are $5 per person and open to authorized ID card holders only. For more information, call 703-805-2620.
Sip N’ Paint Nights
Sip N’ Paint Nights take place the first Saturday of each month at: 1-3 p.m., 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The cost is $25 per person, which includes all materials. Eligible participants include all Active Duty Military, Retirees, DoD Civilian Employees, and their Families. Each eligible ID card holder may
sponsor one non-ID Card holder. For more information, call 703-805-3714.
Money for college
Barden Education Center and Northern Virginia Community College will provide a Financial Aid Overview, Aug. 7, Noon to 1 p.m., Barden Education Center, Bldg. 1017. For more information, call 703-805-9264.
Family Roots in USA
The Mount Vernon Genealogical Society is hosting a presentation on American immigration, Aug. 20 from 1-3 p.m. at the Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Road, Alexandria. For more information, visit www.mvgenealogy.org.
Five Languages of Love
Find the secret to a love that lasts by joining ACS Family Advocacy Program for The 5 Languages of Love on Aug. 28 from 6 – 9 p.m. The class is free. For more information, call 571-231-7001 or by emailing FBFamilyAdvocacy@gmail.com.
VA Welcome Kit Online
Whether you’re just getting out of the service or you’ve been a civilian for years, the Veterans Affairs Welcome Kit can help guide you to the benefits and services you’ve earned. Keep your welcome kit handy so you can turn to it throughout your life—like when it’s time to go to school, get a job, buy a house, get health care, retire, or make plans for your care as you age. To download the kit, visit https://www.va.gov/ va-welcome-kit-bw.pdf.