Past Veteran-Related Events in the Area




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Veteran's Yoga Project Fundraising

Friday November 14th @ 7:00-8:30pm 

1360 Fremont Blvd. Seaside, California 93955

The Veteran Yoga Project is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting the mindful use of yoga therapy to aid recovery and resilience among veterans. Join them for a special class with Veronica, who is a US Army Veteran, Yoga Instructor and Behavioral Psychologist. Get more info here.

Veteran Organization Social Event

Friday October 17th @ 5:00pm

The American Legion -1110 Jefferson St, Monterey


All MIIS veterans are invited as well as Monterey community veterans. Hors d'oeuvres will be cooked by a local chef and veteran, Dyon Foster (husband of MIIS alumna Julia Foster).  Music will be performed by Teresa Topaz, a singer/songwriter from San Francisco. A Foreword will be conducted by Professor Small, a Navy Veteran.

Veteran Information Session

Tuesday September 2nd @ 12:30-1:30pm

Morse B104

Opportunity hear from some key people on campus that are here to help you be as successful as possible as a veteran student. In attendance will be our local area CalVet representative, Congressional aide to Congressman Sam Farr, Financial Aid, Student Services and the Student Veterans Organization.

Early Registration for Veterans and eligible dependents

 July 29th, 2014 @ 7:00am


If you are planning to use VA benefits to pay all, or a portion of your tuition for the Fall 2014 semester, The Records Office will send an email to your MIIS account with registration instructions prior to your registration date.

Movie Screening of Spies Like Us


Samson Reading Room

Hosted by Student Services. Drinks and snacks will be sold to benefit the Veterans Scholarship Fund

Veteran BBQ

Thursday March 28th @ 4-6pm

Our Green Thumb Garden

Hosted by Student Services. Come have some food and drink and enjoy the company of fellow MIIS veterans. Must present valid ID and student ID. Family members welcome.

Social Hour co-hosted by the Veteran's Organization

Fri. Jan 31st 2014 @ 5-7pm

Samson Center Patio

If interested in volunteering, contact the VO president Must present student ID & a valid Govt. issued ID and remember to bring your own cup.

Project HIRED Veteran's Day Luncheon Sponsored by the Campbell Rotary & Assemblymember Paul Fong

Fri. Nov 8th, 2013 @ 12-2pm

Project HIRED parking lot, 1401 Parkmoor Ave. #125 San Jose 95126

Free lunch, guest speaker & music to honor the Nation's Armed forces. RSVP to or 408-557-4313

Friends of the Fort Ord Warhorse 4th Annual Veterans Day Celebration

Sat. Nov 9th, 10-11am

Marina Equestrian Center

Family-friendly event honors veterans w/historical color guard, national anthem, invocation, and flash museum, in WWII warhorse setting. Speaker on “Eyewitnesses to History: Your Role in Preserving the Fort Ord Story.” More details here

Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Monterey VA/DoD Health Care Clinic Mon. Nov 11th, 2013 @ 1:00pm 101 General Stillwell Dr Marina, CA

Honorable Sam Farr (CA-20) will be present RSVP to 831-424-2229

3nd Annual Monterey County Veterans Day Parade Mon. Nov 11th, 2013 @ 2:00pm Old town Salinas

For more info click here or contact Cheryl Ancog 831-210-0466

The Institute’s 3rd Annual Veteran’s Day panel discussion and social hour Mon. Nov 11th 2013 @ 4:30-8:00 Panel- Irvine Auditorium Reception- McCone Bldg Panel discussion with veterans followed by social hour with food and drinks
Veterans Day Ceremony @ Devedorf Park Mon. Nov 11th @ 11:00am Carmel, Devenforf Park (Ocean & Junipero) Ringing of the World War I Memorial Bell located at Ocean and San Carlos at 11am followed by a actual ceremony held at Devendorf Park, with comments by various local dignitaries.