UWVC reaches a wide audience of veterans and supporters through our annual calendar of events and activities, including the New York City Veterans Day Parade.

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July 2019

4th of July Celebration

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate Liberty with the UWVC! Join the United War Veterans Council as we open a garrison flag (50’ x 30’) on Liberty Island for a helicopter fly-over to be on the news the following morning! The UWVC is looking for 30 volunteers for this event - a social component is to follow. Wednesday July 3, 2019 10:00 am* (this may change) Meet-up is in Battery Park near Castle Clinton National Monument (Manhattan / New York, NY). This volunteer opportunity will…

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SAILAHEAD: Take a Veteran Sailing 2019

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

You're invited to attend SailAhead's 5th Annual "Let's Take a Veteran Sailing" event! Sunday July 21, 2019 Arrive between 11:30 am and be parked by 12pm (noon). * SailAhead cannot guarantee a spot on a boat if you arrive past 12:00pm. Centerport Yacht Club: 33 Beach Plum Drive, Centerport, NY 11721 . To RSVP: . . The event is for veterans only, and requires the following form to be completed to officially register for the event. The UWVC has…

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August 2019

United States Coast Guard Birthday

August 4

The United War Veterans Council salutes veterans of the United States Coast Guard.

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Purple Heart Day

August 7

Save the date! The United War Veterans Council will be partnering and hosting an event that will include all ages (regarding the history of, and another portion involving Purple Heart recipients). Stay tuned for further details.

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September 2019

United States Air Force Birthday

September 18

The United War Veterans Council salutes veterans of the United States Air Force.

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October 2019

United States Navy Birthday

October 13

The United War Veterans Council salutes veterans of the United States Navy.

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November 2019

Eternal Light Monument Cleaning

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

An annual opportunity for adult and youth volunteers alike to clean the Etneral Light Monument in Madison Square Park in preparation of the 2019 Veterans Day Parade! Details are forthcoming. Please contact for further details.

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Marine Corps Birthday Dinner

November 8

Save the date! Details to follow.

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United States Marine Corps Birthday

November 10
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2019 New York City Veterans Day Parade

November 11 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Annual United War Veterans Council event and tradition. We look forward to updating you with volunteer opportunities in the near future. If you are interested in volunteering, please email

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