Please join the Orange County Veterans & Military Families Collaborative for the City of Irvine Memorial Day Ceremonies, as they honor our nation’s fallen and pay special tribute to local service members.
For more information please see the PDF flyer here.

The Orange County Veterans & Military Families Collaborative invites you to our General Meeting

The Orange County Veterans & Military Families Collaborative invites you to our General Meeting on Veterans and the Law and the outcomes of the recent USC Veterans Study.

This meeting will be at Tierney Center for Veteran Services in Tustin from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM on February 23rd at their newly built events center.

Veterans and the Law:
Please join us as we look in-depth at veterans and the OC Courts. There will be special presentations by the California Superior Court with the Honorable Mary Kreber-Varipapa, OC Family Court Judge, and the Honorable Scott Cooper, Supervising Judge of the OC Treatment Courts.

USC SoCal Veterans Study:
In addition, we are welcoming back Dr. Sara Kintzle, Research Associate Professor, Military and Veterans Programs with the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work who will present the findings of the SoCal USC Veterans Study that was recently completed.

Parking is free, and light refreshments will be provided.
Please only register if you plan on attending.

Please Register here with the link:


American Legion Post 291, Veterans Coffee Talk Event, on Saturday, February 3, 2024

Please come and join the American Legion Post 291Veterans Coffee Talk Event, on Saturday, February 3, 2024, From 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The Coffee Talk will be focused on Women Veterans. Which includes, a panel of some highly respected women within California. Fox news has committed to attend this event. For more information. Please review the flyer. below Hope to see you there!


On Saturday, January 6, 2024, From 9am – 3pm. Please come and join The American Legion Post 291. As they host the Coffee Talk Brothers after War event. Be part of this innovative, inspiring movie & seminar experience! MAKE YOUR RESERVATION NOW,  THIS WILL SELL OUT!!

Call (949) 673-5070 ext.1100 or Click here to reserve your spot. Enjoy coffee & donuts & meet award-winning filmmakerJake Rademacher. 



2023 Nuvision Veterans Day Appreciation Breakfast

2023 Nuvision Veterans Day Appreciation Breakfast
On Saturday, November 11, 2023, from 8 – 10am PST, Nuvision will be honoring active military and veterans with a catered breakfast and $25.00 gas card in appreciation of their service. 


2023 Veteran Health & Wellness Summit at UCI on October 31st at UCI

Hello OCVMFC Members and Friends,

OCVMFC invites you to register and attend the 2023 Veteran Health & Wellness Summit at UCI on October 31st at UCI.

CME & CE credits have been approved for this conference.  A maximum of 3 CMA credits are available.

This Summit is at no charge except for parking.

This year’s Summit and breakouts are focused on Underserved Veteran Populations and their Families.

• Biology of Sex Orientation, Gender Identity

• TBI and PTSD in the Veteran Population

• Intergenerational Trauma within Families

• Emerging Research – Collaboration Between UCI and VA LB HCS

• Suicide Prevention

• Military Sexual Trauma

• Gulf War Illness Symptom Chronicity and Treatment Outcomes

Please see the PDF flyer (click to download) with details and an embedded link where you can register.
I have also included the Registration link below.

If you attended last year, you know this is an event not to miss and is worth your time!

We hope to see you there!

Jeff Pagano | Convener & Program Manager

USMC Veteran
University California Irvine

Office of the Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

American Legion Veterans Coffee Talk Event This Saturday

On Saturday, October 7, 2023 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am, The AMERICAN LEGION POST 291 invites Veterans to their Veterans Coffee Talk Event.

Coffee and baked goods served.  Hope to see you there. We need each other!

Location: 215 15th Street, Newport Beach, California, 92663
Contact Number: (949) 673-5070

Speaker: Dave DesRochers – 1st and Goal Project Founder

Former Offensive Tackle Seattle Seahawks
Multiple Veteran Service Officers will also be available to answer questions with any disability claims