Events & Observances

Military Community & Family Policy recognizes and supports various events and observances that support service members and their families. Learn more about the latest events and observances planned throughout the year.

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Upcoming Events

May
2020
To
August
2020

MWR Summer Reading Program

May 2020 - August 2020

The Department of Defense-MWR Summer Reading Program uses fun and interactive reading activities to help military children bridge the summer “learning gap,” while inspiring literacy, imagination and life-long learning. Check with individual installations for more details regarding participation.

July
2020

COVID-19 Facebook Live Updates

July 2020

Daily at 12 p.m. EDT

Military OneSource will be live on Facebook Monday through Friday at noon EDT. We will highlight resources available for our military families during this difficult time. The videos will also be available for on-demand viewing.

July
9

MSEP Partner LinkedIn Live

July 9, 2020

Thursday, July 9 at 1 p.m. EDT

Join MySECO on July 9 for a LinkedIn Live to connect directly with MSEP partner Raytheon Technologies, an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. Learn from a hiring manager about its Re-Empower Program, perfect for military spouses looking to return to work after taking some time off.

July
9

Career Coach Live

July 9, 2020

Thursday, July 9 at 3 p.m. EDT

Are you interested in becoming an accountant? Visit the SECO Facebook page to connect with a career coach virtually during this event and learn about the education and occupational requirements for this field.

July
16

MSEP Partner Connect

July 16, 2020

Thursday, July 16 at 3 p.m. EDT

Tune in on July 16 to connect virtually with a hiring manager from MSEP partner TTEC, an American business process outsourcing company that offers exciting professional development and career growth opportunities to its employees.

July
23

MSEP Partner Connect

July 23, 2020

Thursday, July 23 at 3 p.m. EDT

Teamsters assists active-duty transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses by providing job opportunities with responsible employers. Tune in virtually on July 23 to ask a hiring manager questions and learn about open employment with this committed MSEP partner.

July
23

Finding a Job at a New Duty Station

July 23, 2020

Thursday, July 23 at 5 p.m. EDT

Tune into the MySECO webinar on July 23 to hear from a career coach on tips for mastering a job search as a military spouse at a new duty station.