American Legion and Auxiliary Meetings: 8 p.m., American Legion Post 316, 1127 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach. (904) 249-0202.


Mandarin America Legion Post 372: 7 p.m., St. Johns Elks Lodge 2866, 4280 Oldfield Crossing Drive. (904) 536-3144.


USNA Alumni Association, Jacksonville Chapter Football Coach Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Adam Herbert University Center, University of North Florida, 1 UNF Drive. The association hosts former college football coach Tom O’Brien, a fellow alumni and Marine Corp veteran.


Veterans Career Counseling Workshop: 1-4 p.m., City Hall, St. James Building, Suite 175, 117 W. Duval St. Veterans get free help with resume writing, interview skills and job etiquette. (904) 630-7902.


Combat Vets Association CVMA 20-7 Poker Chip Run: registration 9 a.m., last bike out 10 a.m., last bike in 3 p.m., Start and finish at Adamec Harley Davidson, 8909 Baymeadows Road. To benefit Zahara Veterans Network, Inc. ( $15 per rider. Includes food trucks, Veterans United Beer Truck free samples, live music, raffles and Sharks cheerleaders.

General Legion Meeting: 10 a.m., America Legion Post 137, 5443 San Juan Ave. (904) 387-3373 or (904) 387-1581.

Submarine Veterans, First Coast Base: 11 a.m., American Legion Post 316, 1127 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach. (904) 249-0202.

Palm Coast VFW Vietnam Veterans Recognition Luncheon: 11 .m.-2 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8696, 47 N. Old Kings Road, Palm Coast. Special guest speaker will be Melvin Morris, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Inlcudes lunch, music and a video of Bob Hope USO shows in Vietnam. Vietnam veterans are invited as guests. $10 for spouses, family members and public. Contact Tom Piekarski at (386) 597-2756 or (631) 521-5330 to RSVP or for more information.

Men’s Auxiliary Steak Dinner: 4:30 p.m., VFW Post 5968, 187 Arora Blvd., Orange Park. (904) 276-5968.


Troops ‘n Tires Car Show: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 25, University of North Florida, Parking Lot 18. Presented by UNF Student Veterans of America and UNF Military and veterans Resource Center.

NE Florida Vets 4 Vets Quarterly Gathering of Veterans: 10:30 a.m., Sept. 8, Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, 300 A Philip Randolph Blvd. Includes free buffet lunch and free parking.

USS Shangri-La CVA-38/CVS-38 Annual Reunion: Oct. 3-7, Doubletree by Hilton. To register or for more information email or call John Janse, (904) 379-9443, or Al Miller, (610) 588-0422.

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