Welcome to the U.S. Military Veterans Center Events Page! Find out what other vets are doing in Second Life in commemoration of the patriotic and military observance dates we all remember. Any additions or corrections, please contact Asdzaa Oh by notecard in Second Life, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Got an event for one of these special days? Please address a Second Life notecard to Asdzaa Oh or send an email to email@example.com so we can add it to the events list. Be sure to name your card after the day and include your name so I can find it again. For instance, if I sent a notecard with info for an Independence Day event, I would name the card “Independence Day Event Asdzaa Oh.” Include the start/end times, Landmark or SLURL, event info, dress code, and who to contact for more info.
11 May 2009 (Sat) Benefit Concert All Day Event
It is with a heavy heart that the staff and family of the US Military Veterans Center annouces the loss of the 2 year old daughter of two of our beloved group members, Jeff Mirabeau, and his wife, Shaunny Stovall.
We will be holding a benefit concert on Monday, 5/11 with all proceeds going directly to Jeff and Shaunny. Times for live performances are still being scheduled, but is planned as an all day event with DJs playing between performances. Please join us at the Hangar to show your love and support.
16 May (Sat): Armed Forces Day
Got an event for Armed Forces Day? Please address a Second Life notecard to Asdzaa Oh or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can add it to the events list.
Memorial Day Weekend
23 May (Sat) 5-7 pm SL, Costume Party at the Armed Forces Recreation Center
Join Army vet Buddy Ordinary for a costume party to kick off the weekend! Prizes will be L$2000 for best costume.
24 May (Sun): Rolling Thunder XXII – Washington, DC
Got an event for Rolling Thunder XXII? Please address a Second Life notecard to Asdzaa Oh or send an email to email@example.com so we can add it to the events list. Be sure to name your card “Rolling Thunder XXII (your name)” so I can find it. Include the start/end times, Landmark or SLURL, event info, dress code, and who to contact for more info.
Join SL’s hottest DJ, Johnathan Hies, for an evening of hawt Salsa. He’ll drop L$2,000 on the boards for Best Salsa Look…a grand on each contest board. That’s right…one HOT Salsa male and a female will each win L$1,000 in hot linden cash.
25 May 2009 (Mon) 4-5 pm SL, Native American Veterans Memorial Rededication
On Monday, May 25, from 4-5 pm (SLT), we will be having a rededication of the Native Veterans Memorial at its new location at Virtual Native Lands. Please arrive early if you wish to be smudged.
SL sunrise will be at 4:30 pm SL, which will be part of the ceremony.
Dress Code: Military Uniforms, Native American attire (only if you are native american please), or appropriate PG clothing. This will be a Memorial Service.
LM will take you to a TP, use the silver TP for Veterans Memorial:
25 May 2009 (Mon) Memorial Day Ball 7-9 PM SLT
Join Chief Edward Pluto, USN (Ret.) and the lovely Mya Shalala from 7 to 9 pm SLT at their elegant dancehall, Moonlight Serenade on their private Poseidon’s Adventure island. Lewton Zerbino will be your DJ for an elegant evening ball at the Moonlight Serenade. Formal attire or military dress uniform is requested. Don’t have formal wear? Visit the Welcome Center at Patriot Island for good quality freebies, including formal wear. Or pick some up at the door when you arrive at the Moonlight Serenade. Need a military dress uniform? Chief Pluto has a full line of dress uniforms for each service, including female versions at his PX Complex, http://slurl.com/secondlife/Poseidon’s%20Adventure/86/92/23.
14 Jun (Sun)
- Flag Day
- 234th U. S. Army Birthday
04 July (Sat) Independence Day
08 July (Wed) 5-7 pm SLT Relay For Life “Swing for a Cure”
Calmm Air Hangar Club and Gallery from 5 to 7 pm SLT.
Dress vintage/retro and swing the night away to that Big Band sound. Help us support the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life Project at a virtual airstrip owned by USMC vets known in Second Life as Maybe Morahan and Swelter Ember. Click on the SLURL above to arrive directly in front of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life secure donation kiosk. All too many veterans have battled cancer, including several of our friends in the U.S. Military Veteran group. Please invite your friends to stop by this event and drop a few Linden dollars into the kiosk, even if you can’t stay for the fun. Perhaps during the evening you will learn the rest of the story behind this Relay For Life Dance For A Cure event.
10 July (Fri) Relay For Life Date Auction 3-5 pm SLT
Gentlemen, get your accounts charged up and ready for the Date Auction! Yes, a number of ladies have offered two hours of their time to the highest bidder to provide you with a memorable outing in exchange for your generous donation to the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life project. Ladies, please get your notecards in to me soon so that we know who will be up for bid. Create a notecard, name it after yourself and include ACS RFL somewhere in the name of the notecard so we can find it easily. Send it to me, Asdzaa Oh to enter yourself in the auction.
12 July (SUN) ALL DAY!! Relay For Life Picnic
U.S. Military Veterans Center @ Patriot Island
Come on down and support the US Military Vets Relay For Life (RFL) in SL team as we work to help find a cure! We are holding a picnic at the beach on Patriot Island! Horseshoes, sack races, swimming, fishing, balloon rides..BIG twisty water slide! Barbecue! While you’re here, drop a few Lindens into an American Cancer Society Relay For Life donation kiosk. Your generous contributions go directly to an official American Cancer Society avatar and on to the national headquarters. Every bit counts in the fight against cancer and we thank you for sacrificing your time and means.
Come on in and place your bid on a custom bike donated by Bing Faulds!
Festivities start at 10 am, and last until 8 PM.
12 to 1 PM SLT DJ Destination Blackheart
2-3 pm SLT DJ Julianna Michigan
3-4 PM SLT Shannon Oherlihy (Live Musician)
4-5 PM SLT DJ Hocking Westland
6-7 PM SLT Izdovrcr Finesmith (Live Musician)
7-8 pm SLT Heath Vercher (Live Musician)
Between times will be a custom stream for your dancing pleasure.
04 Aug (Tue) 219 U.S. Coast Guard Birthday
17 Sep (Thu) 222nd U.S. Constitution Birthday
18 Sep (Fri) 62nd U.S. Air Force Birthday
13 Oct (Tue) 224th U.S. Navy Birthday
10 Nov (Tue) 234th U.S. Marine Corps Birthday
11 Nov (Wed) Veterans Day
- ANY TIME: Disabled American Veterans Free Balloon Tours of their islands! Click this link to go: http://slurl.com/secondlife/DAV/136/11/29
- 3rd annual Veteran’s Tribute at http://slurl.com/secondlife/Point%20Harbor/192/132/2.
- Get Thunder Struck! http://slurl.com/secondlife/Isle%20of%20Pleasure/68/175/22
- Tonight at the Moonlight Serenade, http://slurl.com/secondlife/Poseidon’s%20Adventure/51/42/29we are putting aside our glamorous ballgowns and tuxedos and celebrating US Veterans on Veteran’s Day who have kept the United States of America free. So polish up your heart and show your appreciation. Dance to the platter spinning styles of DJ Roland Josephus and the lovely Hostess Krystal Botha. For those unescorted ladies who wish to attend, our Boogiemen will be on hand to spin you around this romantic ballroom.
- Veterans Drag Race
- Special Real Life Offers for Vets and Active Duty