|9:00 AM ||Opening Remarks|
Mr. Cannon, Director DLA Disposition Services
|9:15 AM |
Fort Custer National Cemetery
Mr. Thomas Maynard
Learn about your benefits, eligibility, and pre-need burial planning with helpful links.
|9:30 AM |
Guardian Angel Medical Service Dogs
Ms. Mary Lamparter
Learn about what a service dog is and does, and the impact they have on Veteran’s lives.
|9:45 AM |
VA Medical Center Caregiver Support
Mr. Lewis Whalen, LMSW
Learn about supports, services and resources for Caregivers of Veterans.
|10:00 AM |
Ms. Melissa Engle, MA LPC
Learn about warrior retreats for military and Veterans that are interactive, on-location activities to help with PTSD.
|10:15 AM |
Heroes to Hives
Dr. Adam Ingrao, PhD
Learn about this unique program through MSU Extension that seeks to address financial and personal wellness of Veterans through professional training and community development centered around beekeeping.
|10:30 AM |
VA Medical Center Prosthetics
Erin Carley & Amy Mansfield
Learn about home improvement & structural Alteration grants, clothing allowance program and the auto adaptive programs.
Presentation: Clothing Allowance Eligibility
Presentation: Auto Adaptive Equipment
|10:45 AM |
Talons Out Honor Flights
Learn the mission of Honor Flight to transport America’s Veterans to Washington, DC to visit the memorials dedicated to honoring those who served and sacrificed for our country.
|11:00 AM |
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Retired Colonel Frank J Walker, ASAF
|12:00 PM |
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
Learn about building and connecting Michigan Veterans & their families to benefits and resources.
|12:15 PM |
Warrior Set Free
Learn about this support program of Set Free Ministries; run by Veterans for Veterans.
|12:30 PM |
Project Healing Water
Learn about fly fishing and tying; that can provide stress relief, build comradery, and find a healthy hobby.
|12:45 PM |
VA Medical Center Audiology
Breena Scharrer, Audiologist
Learn about your benefits, how to obtain a hearing test and hearing aids.
|1:00 PM |
Moral Injury-Michigan State University
Tina Thompson, LMSW
Learn about Veterans who have experienced combat trauma and how to help Veterans heal from combat trauma and moral injury (30-minute presentation).
|1:30 PM |
Veterans Benefits Administration Education
Learn about VA education benefits to help Veterans, Service members, and their qualified family members pay for college tuition, finding the right school or training program, and getting career counseling.
|1:45 PM |
Learn about assistance provided for Veterans in pursuing their post military goals.
|2:00 PM |
MWR ITR/Outdoor Recreation
Learn about ITR one-stop shopping for Military discounts for vacations including accommodations, tickets, airfare and more! Outdoor Recreation offers Military/Veterans the opportunity to checkout equipment for your upcoming events.
ITR Presentation 2020
|2:15 PM |