News & Events
OSDRI hosts a variety of events throughout the year to honor and commemorate our brave veterans and to raise money for our mission to serve them. Click the links below to read about and register to attend our exciting upcoming gatherings, celebrations, and ceremonies.
American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT) Traveling Wall
From September 8th – 10th, 2023, marking the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, an eighty percent scaled replica of the Vietnam Wall will be displayed at Rocky Point Park in Warwick. The display of the three hundred (300) foot wall, known as the American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT) Traveling Wall typically attracts thousands of visitors and is the focus of significant media coverage as well as ceremonies, tributes, and veteran services.
Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial
An annual memorial event presenting more than 7,000 combat boots adorned with flags and placards where each boot represents the life of a U.S. service member killed in action post 9-11 in the Global War on Terror.
New England Professional Cheerleaders Alumni Association Raffle to Benefit Six New England Charities including OSDRI $100 PER TICKET* ONLY 1000 TICKETS WILL BE SOLD FOR EVERY $100 YOU DONATE, YOU WILL RECEIVE ONE RAFFLE TICKET SIX $1000 PRIZES DRAWING TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, April 1, 2023
Veteran Assistance Event
An annual event that provides thousands of veterans with access to important services including healthcare, dental care, employment services, legal services, social welfare benefits, housing assistance, and clothing.