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Past Events

June

Happy Birthday, U.S. Army!

June 14, 1775

Cick on the link http://www.army.mil/birthday/ and take the quiz for the Army's Birthday! 

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Focus Forward Fellowship - Colorado State University cohort

June 7-11, 2017

The Focus Forward Fellowship is a program designed to build skills, leadership and a sense of community among female student veterans and military-connected women.

The program will be held June 7-11 in Fort Collins, CO. 

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May

SBHP Training - Tier Three

May 10 & 11, 2017

Tier 3 CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD)

Ball State University L.A. Pittenger Student Center - Cardinal Hall B

2000 W University Ave

Muncie, IN 47306

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How to Help Military & Veteran Families: Disability Services - Webinar

May 2, 2017

Join the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University and the NASPA Veterans Knowledge Community to learn more about supporting the success of military-connected students on your campus. 

Learn more here

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Happy Birthday, MFRI!

May 1, 2017

Happy Birthday, MFRI! 17 years of serving military and veteran families. Thanks to all our partners who have been so supportive across the years!

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April

Purdue Day of Giving

April 26, 2017

Please plan to join us on April 26 for Purdue Day of Giving! 

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How to Help Military & Veteran Families: Academic Advisors - Webinar

April 18, 2017

Join the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University and the NASPA Veterans Knowledge Community to learn more about supporting the success of military-connected students on your campus. 

Learn more here!

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How to Help Military & Veteran Families: Faculty Webinar

April 4, 2017

Join the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University and the NASPA Veterans Knowledge Community to learn more about supporting the success of military-connected students on your campus. 

Learn more here

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SBHP Training - Tier Two

April 4 & 5, 2017

Landsbaum Center for Health Ed
1433 N 6th 1/2 St
Terre Haute, IN 47807

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March

SBHP Training - Tier Two

March 7 & 8, 2017

Geminus Corporation, Merrillville
8400 Louisiana Street
Merrillville, IN 46410

View related events: Research, Outreach

December

Happy Birthday, National Guard!

December 16, 1636

On Dec. 13, 1636, the military organization we know today as the National Guard came into existence, thanks to a directive by the Massachusetts General Court.

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November

Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016

Each year on the fourth Thursday in November, Americans gather for a day of feasting, football and family. Today’s Thanksgiving celebrations would likely be unrecognizable to attendees of the original 1621 harvest meal, but it continues to be a day for Americans to come together. MFRI is thankful for our military, veterans and their families!

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Developing a Battle Plan to Support Military and Veteran Families

November 16, 2016

Join the Association of the U.S. Army and the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University Nov. 16 for a moderated discussion on best supporting military families during the next serious conflict. A panel of leading experts from government, business, philanthropy and research will be present recommendations and lessons learned since 9/11. 

View related events: Research

Veterans Day

November 11, 2016

Let us focus our attention on the important purpose of Veterans Day: A celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

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Happy Birthday, Marine Corps!

November 10, 1775

The United States Marine Corps Birthday is celebrated every year on 10 November with a traditional ball and cake-cutting ceremony. On that day in 1775, the Continental Marines were established.

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Stand Down for Homeless Veterans (Lafayette)

November 5, 2016

This year's Stand Down in Lafayette is scheduled for Nov. 5 at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds, 1010 Teal Road. For more information, contact Martina Sternberg at msternbe@purdue.edu. 

View related events: Outreach, Grants

Month of the Military Family

November

Every year, the Department of Defense and the nation honors the commitment and sacrifices made by military families. Want to know what you can do to participate? Check out our How to Help series to get some ideas.

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October

Happy Birthday, U.S. Navy!

October 13, 1775

Here are 16 important anniversaries for 2016.  What dates from Naval History will you celebrate in 2016?

Watch this video to find out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHLN7dcg_pE

 

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September

Battlemind to Home Mental Health Summit

September 22, 2016

This event will be held Sept. 22 in Indianapolis. Please note: Registration is full, but you can register to be added to the waitlist. We will contact you if space becomes available.

View related events: Education Employment, Research, Outreach

Happy Birthday, U.S. Air Force!

September 18, 1947

The Air Force shared a birthday with the CIA. The National Security Act of 1947 completely reorganized the national security apparatus of the United States. It separated the Army Air Forces from the Army, and made it an equal branch of the military—the U.S. Air Force.

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Purdue Military Appreciation Football Game

September 10, 2016

Join MFRI to support our military at the Purdue Military Appreciation Football game on Saturday, September 10. 

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August

Focus Forward Fellowship Program

August 11 - 14, 2016

The Focus Forward Fellowship is a new program designed to build skills, leadership and a sense of community among female student veterans and military-connected women.

The weekend program will be held Aug. 11-14 in Indianapolis, Ind.

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June

Family Battle Buddies Weekend Retreat

June 24 - 26, July 29 - 31

Bradford Woods
5040 State Road 67 N
Learn more by contacting
IU School of Public Health, Jordan McIntire, M.S.
Or visit the retreat event page

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SBHP Training - Tier Three

June 21 & 22, 2016

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Related to Deployment

Madison State Hospital
711 Green Road
Madison, IN 47250

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SBHP Training - Tier Two

June 1 & 2, 2016

Indiana Wesleyan University
1916 East Markland Avenue
Kokomo, IN 46901

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May

SBHP Training - Tier Two

May 18 & 19, 2016

Monroe County Public Library
303 E. Kirkwood Ave.,
Bloomington, IN 47408

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Veterans 1st Hiring Event

May 7, 2016

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
4000 Parnell Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Time: 10AM-2PM

Price: Free

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SBHP Training - Tier One

May 4, 2016

The Honeywell Center
275 W. Market St.
Wabash, IN 46992

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April

SBHP Training - Tier One

April 27, 2016

Indiana War Memorial
431 N. Meridian
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Purdue Day of Giving

April 27, 2016

Thank you for your support to make Purdue Day of Giving successful! Please join us on April 27 and consider giving to MFRI!

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SVO Midwest Conference

April 22 & 23, 2016

Indiana University South Bend
Administration Building
1700 Mishawaka Avenue
South Bend, IN 46634

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2016 SVO Midwest Regional Conference

April 22 & 23, 2016

The 2016 SVO Midwest Regional Conference is hosted by the IU South Bend Student Veteran Organization. The conference will cover material that will help strengthen chapters on their campuses, as well as enhancing employment skills and networking opportunities for student veterans. Click here to visit the event website. 

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Operation Hire A Hoosier Vet Career Event

April 20, 2016

Operation Hire a Hoosier Vet Career Event hosted on April 20, 2016 from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

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Operation Hire A Hoosier Vet Career Event

April 20, 2016

Operation Hire a Hoosier Vet Career Event hosted on April 20, 2016 from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

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Hoosier Women Veterans' Conference

April 15, 2016

When:
Friday, April 15, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT) - Add to Calendar

Where:
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
4790 West 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46222

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NGB Volunteer Workshop

April 9, 2016

NGB Volunteer Workshop and JCFI Financial Literacy Workgroup

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March

SBHP Training - Tier One

March 15, 2016

American Legion Post 18
1800 W. 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47404

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2016 NASPA Annual Conference

March 12 - 16, 2016

The 2016 NASPA Annual Conference is a four-day gathering of student affairs professionals who will come together in Indianapolis. Register today.

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SBHP Training - Tier One

March 8, 2016

Centerstone in Columbus
720 North Marr Road
Columbus, IN 47201

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November

Military and Veteran Appreciation Week

Nov. 9 -13, 2015

See all Indiana and nationwide participants.

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Stand Down 2015

Nov. 7, 2015

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds
1010 Teal Rd 
Lafayette, Ind. 47905
See a full listing of 2015 Stand Downs

 

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Star Behavioral Health Tier One Training

Nov. 10, 2015

Northeast Indiana AHEC
Ball State University Alumni Center 2800 West Bethel Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306

Register now for this training.

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Military Family Appreciation Month

Nov. 2015

During Military Family Appreciation Month, you can express your appreciation by flying the American flag, adopting a military family in need, or offering services, discounts or other benefits specifically for them. Click here for more info. 

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October

Veterans Resource Fair

Oct. 15, 2015

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
the Kuhlman Center
Richmond, Ind.

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September

Tee Off to Honor Heroes Golf Outing

Sept. 11, 2015

Support your Ivy Tech student veterans and the Purdue Army ROTC in their efforts to raise funds for injured veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, among other conflicts. 

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August

Battlemind to Home VI Symposium

Aug. 19-20, 2015

Please check back in the coming weeks as additional presentations will become available online

 

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April

Anniversary Gala

Apr. 25, 2015

Conrad Indianapolis
50 W Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Center for Families and the 15th Anniversary of the Military Family Research Institute

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WEBINAR-How to Help Military & Veteran Families: For Mental Health Professionals

Apr. 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar aimed to assist behavioral and mental health experts better understand the specific needs of military families.  Learn more at the eXtension website.

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SVO Conference

Apr. 10-11, 2015

The Midwest regional SVO conference is hosted by the Purdue Student Veteran Organization. The conference will cover material that will help strengthen chapters on their respective campuses, as well as enhancing employment skills, and networking opportunities for student veterans.

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Center for Families Awards Breakfast

Apr. 2, 2015

Hosted at Purdue University by the Center for Families

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March

MFRI Anniversary Road Show Atlanta, GA

Mar. 19, 2015

6-8 p.m. Register Today!
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center
 

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WEBINAR-How to Help Military & Veteran Families: For Educators

Mar. 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar aimed to assist early childhood educators, K-12 teachers, and professionals at post-secondary institutions better understand the specific needs of military and veteran families. Learn more at the eXtension website.

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December

MFRI/CFF Winter Open House

Dec. 4, 2014

Join the Military Family Research Institute and the Center for Families for a winter open house on Thursday, December 4 in Hanley Hall from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Refreshments and tours will be available.  For more information, please contact Karin Gillund.

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November

Military and Veteran Appreciation Week

Nov. 10 - 14, 2014

Lafayette, IN

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Purdue Military Appreciation Day

Nov. 8, 2014

Join Purdue in supporting the men and women of our armed forces on Saturday, November 8, 2014.

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Stand Down 2014

Nov. 8, 2014

Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds
1010 Teal Road
Lafayette, IN

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Duty Calls Luncheon

Nov. 4, 2014

Celebrate local service members, veterans and families with a luncheon at Bruno's in West Lafayette on Tuesday, November 4, beginning at 11:45 a.m. Learn more and register today.

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Purdue Military Appreciation Week

Nov. 3 - 11, 2014

Purdue University has a week  full of military and veteran appreciation events, culminating in Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 8.

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October

SBHP Trainings - Tier Three

Oct. 28 - 29, 2014

Easter Seals Crossroads
4740 Kingsway Drive
Indianapolis, IN

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SVO Business Plan Workshop

Oct. 25, 2014

Kiwanis International Center
3636 Woodview Trace
Indianapolis, IN

Space is limited.  Reserve your spot before Friday, Oct. 3

Jackie Harris: harri407@purdue.edu; 765-729-4588

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September

Military Family Meet Up

Sept. 13, 2014

9 a.m. to noon

Lafayette, Ind.

Join other military families for a free event that will feature fun activities, resources and information.

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August

Battlemind to Home V Symposium

August 20-21, 2014

Indianapolis Marriott East
Indianapolis, Indiana

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The Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014: What does it mean for student veterans?

August 14, 2014

A Google Hangout On Air
Thursday, August 14
2:00 - 3:00 PM EST

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SBHP Trainings - Tier Two

August 12-13, 2014

Valparaiso, IN

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Webinar: Military Mental Health Issues: Impact on Families

August 11, 2014

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: The Council on Foundations invites you to attend a webinar briefing by Purdue University’s Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) on Monday, August 11, regarding mental health issues faced by active, Guard and Reserve service members, as well as military families. 

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July

SBHP Trainings - Tier One

July 29, 2014

Columbus IUPUC
4601 Central Avenue
Columbus, IN 47203

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SBHP Trainings - Tier Two

July 23-24, 2014

Southern Hills Counseling Center
480 Eversman Drive
Jasper, IN 47546

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SBHP Trainings - Tier One

July 15, 2014

Southern Indiana - Daviess County Security Center
101 NE 4th St,
Washington, IN 47501

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June

SBHP Trainings - Tier One

June 25, 2014

Air National Guard
3005 West Ferguson Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46809

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SBHP Trainings - Tier One

June 18, 2014

Porter-Starke Portage
3176 Lancer Street
Portage, IN 46368

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SBHP Trainings - Tier One

June 4, 2014

Easter Seals Crossroads
4740 Kingsway Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46205

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May

A Overview of VA Resources for Veterans: What Faith-based, Community, and Nonprofit Organization Need to Know

May 28, 2014

Ivy Tech Community College
Richmond, Indiana

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SBHP Trainings - Tier Three

May 14-15, 2014

Jewish Community Center
6701 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260

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SBHP Trainings - Tier Two

May 6-7, 2014

Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne
2101 E Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

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April

Webinar: Building Resilience in Military Families

April 16, 2014 at 2 p.m. EDT

Learn about the keys to building resilience from successful evidence-based programs. Subject matter experts will present ways for family members to learn and practice key skills that support resilience and recovery in the wake of the many challenges facing military families.

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Midwest Student Veterans' Organization (SVO) Conference

April 11-12, 2014

Wesemann Hall
656 S. Greenwich St.
Valparaiso University

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Month of the Military Child

April 2014

April is the Month of the Military Child

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Purple Up! Day

April 15, 2014

On Friday, April 15, make sure to Purple Up! for military kids by wearing purple to show your support.

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March

SBHP Trainings - Tier One

April 1, 2014

Larue Carter Memorial Hospital 2601 Cold Spring Road Indianapolis, IN 46222

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SBHP Trainings - Tier One

March 18, 2014

Ivy Tech South Bend
220 Dean Johnson Boulevard
South Bend, IN 46601

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MFRI External Advisory Council Meeting

March 13, 2014

MFRI to host External Advisory Council members on campus. 

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February

SBHP Trainings - Tier One

February 25, 2014

Ivy Tech Richmond
2357 Chester Blvd
Richmond, IN 47374

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Purdue University Center for Families - 2014 Kanter Lecture

February 6, 2014

Krannert Auditorium, Purdue University

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SBHP Trainings - Tier One

February 5, 2014

Lafayette Armory, Rm. 259
5218 Haggerty Lane
Lafayette, IN 47905

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January

SBHP Trainings - Tier One

January 29, 2014

Northeastern Center Corporate Office
220 South Main St.,
Kendallville, IN 46755

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SBHP Trainings - Tier Two

January 14, 2014

Southern Hills Counseling Center
480 Eversman Drive
Jasper, IN 47547

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SVA National Conference 2014

Jan. 2-5, 2014

Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7200 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

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November

SVO Competition

Nov. 16, 2013

Grant competition for Student Veterans Organizations at institutions of higher education across Indiana. 

View related events: Education Employment, Grants

Stand Down

Nov. 9, 2013 from 9 a.m-2 p.m.

This Stand Down is a community effort created for homeless veterans in the Lafayette area. It allows veterans to rest from the combat of homelessness and receive services and resources.
 

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Battlemind to Home IV Symposium

Nov. 5 & 6, 2013

Co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Labor and MFRI.

View related events: Education Employment, Research, Outreach

Military and Veteran Appreciation Week

November 4-11, 2013

The Tippecanoe County Military Resource Network, which is comprised of many community organizations, will hold a Military and Veterans Appreciation Week to honor our veterans, active duty, National Guardsmen and Reservists, who so honorably serve our nation.

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October

SBHP Tier One Training - Michigan

Oct. 30, 2013

Taylor Armory
12450 Beech Daly Rd.
Taylor, Mich. 48140

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October, continued

MFRI Fall Open House

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Bill and Sally Hanley Hall
1202 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

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SBHP Trainings - Tier Three

Oct. 23 & 24, 2013

Franklin Armory
325 Minuteman Way
Franklin, Ind. 46131

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Webinar: How to Help Military and Veteran Families

Oct. 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. EDT

This webinar is designed to help you learn about ways to help military and veteran families. Learn more at the eXtension website.

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SBHP Trainings - Tier Two

Oct. 2 & 3, 2013

Ball State University - Student Center
2000 West University Ave.
Muncie, Ind. 47306

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CIC Military & Veteran Services Peer Group Inaugural Conference

Oct. 2 & 3, 2013

The Committee on Institutional Cooperation, along with Purdue University's Veterans Success Center will host their inaugural conference on Purdue's campus Oct. 2-3, 2013.

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September

SBHP Tier Two Trainings - Michigan

Sept. 5-6, 2013

1685 Baldwin Ave.
Pontiac, Mich. 48340

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August

Webinar: Caring to Learn, Learning to Care

Available through Dec. 31, 2013

A free, 8-part series designed to help child care providers identify, better understand and support military children and families. CEU available.

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SBHP Trainings - Tier Two

Aug. 21 & 22, 2013

Porter - Starke Services - Tentative 3176
Lancer St.
Portage, Ind. 46368

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July

SBHP Trainings - Tier One

July 16, 2013

76 IBCT War Room
East 59th St.
Lawrence, Ind. 42616                                                                       

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June

2013 International Research Symposium

June 18-19, 2013

An invitation-only conference to discuss cutting edge research related to military family life.

View related events: Research

SBHP Trainings - Tier One

June 13

Ball State University - Student Center
2000 West University Ave.
Muncie, Ind. 47306

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May

SBHP Trainings - Tier One

May 22

Jackson County Community Foundation
107 Community Drive
Seymour, Ind. 47274

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SBHP Trainings - Tier One

May 7

Ivy Tech Community College - Marion Campus
261 South Commerce Drive
Marion, Ind. 46953

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April

SBHP Trainings - Tier One

Apr. 30

Porter - Starke Services
3176 Lancer St.
Portage, Ind. 46368

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SBHP Trainings - Tier Three

Apr. 17 & 18

Jewish Community Center
6700 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, Ind. 46260

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Month of the Military Child 2013

April 1-30

April is the Month of the Military Child - and our chance to honor the resilient and courageous children who serve our country along with their family members!

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March

SBHP Trainings - Tier Two

Mar. 27 & 28

Ivy Tech Community College
Lampkin Hall
200 Daniels Way
Bloomington, Ind.

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SBHP Trainings - Tier Two

Mar. 6 & 7

Allen County Public Library
900 Library Plaza
Fort Wayne, Ind. 46802

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February

SBHP Trainings - Tier One

Feb. 12, 2013

Indiana Wesleyan University - Merrillville Education and Conference Center
8415 Georgia St.
Merrillville, Ind. 46410

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Passport Toward Success

Feb. 9, 2013

Sessions for children of service members returning from deployment. Part of INNG reintegration program.
Location TBD

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SBHP Trainings - Tier One

Feb. 6, 2013

Ivy Tech Community College - Bloomington
Lampkin Hall, 200 Daniels Way
Bloomington, Ind. 47404

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January

Passport Toward Success - Bloomington

Jan. 26, 2013

Sessions for children of service members returning from deployment. Part of INNG reintegration program.
Bloomington Convention Center
302 South College Ave.
Bloomington, Ind. 47403

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SBHP Trainings - Tier One

Jan. 18, 2013

Bowen Center
255 North Miami St.
Wabash, Ind. 46992

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Family Readiness Group Training

Jan. 12, 2013

For Battalion 150th Field Artillery Headquarters (HHB), Indiana Army National Guard and the 3rd Battalion 139th Field Artillery Regiment.
Camp Camby
10740 East Camby Rd.
Camby, Ind. 46113

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Passport Toward Success - Fort Wayne

Jan. 5, 2013

Sessions for children of service members returning from deployment. Part of INNG reintegration program.
Department of Workforce Development
201 East Rudisill Blvd.
Fort Wayne, Ind. 46806 
 

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November

Stand Down

Nov. 10, 2012

MFRI joins with community and regional organizations partner to offer services and resources to homeless and near-homeless veterans.

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Veterans and Agriculture Workshop

Nov. 7 & 8

The Veterans and Agriculture workshop seeks to assist veterans by providing them with such information as how to start or continue to farm, how to write a business plan to start a new agribusiness venture (if traditional farming is not what they want to do), or how to farm with a disability, if applicable. The conference will also assist professionals who work with veterans to help them understand their clients and be better able to serve them.

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October

SVO Hall of Fame Competition

Oct. 27, 2012

Guests are welcome to attend all or part of this event, which will showcase the achievements of our award-winning student veterans’ organization (SVOs) from three years of organization plan competitions.  Our six competing SVOs have been invited to present their achievements to a panel of expert judges and live audience.  The competition’s open house format provides a great opportunity to learn more about student veterans.

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SBHP - Tier Three Training

Oct. 24 & 25, 2012

76 IBCT
9920 East 59th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46226

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September

Battlemind to Home III Symposium

September 26-27, 2012

Co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Labor and MFRI.

View related events: Education Employment, Research, Outreach

August

Homeless Veterans Summit

Aug. 23, 2012

Community leaders, including MFRI, strategize in an effort to reduce homelessness and near-homelessness among Tippecanoe County veterans.

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June

Operation Purple Camp

June 3-9, 2012

Operation PurpleĀ® Camp, a program of the National Military Family Association, is free to military children aged 12-17. Sponsored by MFRI and Purdue's Department of Health and Kinesiology, it aims to give them tools to help deal with the stresses resulting from a parent's deployment.

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Honoring Women Veterans Conference

June 2, 2012

The conference celebrates the dedicated women who have served our country, and is being hosted by University of Evansville in partnership with the Military Family Research Institute and others.

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May

Hiring Our Heroes Career Fair

May 10, 2012

A career fair organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, NIHRA, ESGR, MFRI, Work One, and others.

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Veteran and Families Job Fair

May 1, 2012

Top employers in Greater Lafayette and the region recruit, screen, and hire qualified applicants.

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April

SVO Grant Competition

April 14, 2012

Grant competition for Student Veterans Organizations at institutions of higher education across Indiana. Competitive grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded.

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Career Prep Workshop for Veterans

April 4, 2012

Workshop to help veterans prepare for Hire-a-Hoosier Job Fair to be held April 18th.

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Month of the Military Child

April, 2012

The Month of the Military Child recognizes the sacrifices made by military youth in a myriad of ways - carnivals, picnics, parties and more.

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December

SVO Grant Competition

December 03, 2011

Grant competition for Student Veterans Organizations at institutions of higher education across Indiana. Competitive grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded.

View related events: Education Employment, Grants

November

Battlemind to Home II Symposium

November 16-17, 2011

Co-sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Labor and MFRI.

View related events: Education Employment, Research, Outreach

Stand Down

November 5, 2011

This Stand Down is for homeless veterans in the Lafayette area, and allows them to rest from the combat of homelessness and receive services and resources.

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Leading Transformation

November 1, 2011

Operation Diploma annual meeting.

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September

2011 International Research Symposium

September 27-28, 2011

An invitation-only conference to discuss cutting edge research related to military family life.

View related events: Research

SVO Grant Competition

September 10, 2011

Grant competition for Student Veterans Organizations at institutions of higher education across Indiana. Competitive grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded.

View related events: Education Employment, Grants

July

Operation L.E.A.D. Camp

July 17-23, 2011

Camp for military children conducted by MFRI and collaborating departments at Purdue University.

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June

Passport Toward Success

June 11, 2011

Sessions for children of service members returning from deployment. Part of INNG reintegration program.

View related events: Outreach