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Welcome to Montgomery County's Veterans' Affairs Homepage

Montgomery County Thanks Our Veterans and Their Families - Honor Their Service - Strengthen Our Community    
Please take advantage of the many time-saving online options we have made available for you. I hope the information contained herein is useful in accessing our many services and programs for veterans. I invite you to share these links with others to ensure that all veterans and their families have the opportunity to obtain the support they deserve.

 

       
County Executive Isiah Leggett
Offices of the
County Executive
 
Please e-mail me with any questions or suggestions you might have. Thanks for visiting our website and - even more - thank you for your service to America.
 
Isiah Leggett
County Executive
ocemail@montgomerycountymd.gov
 

 

Honor and Gratitude - Montgomery County Salutes Vietnam Veterans - 10.24.15    
The Honor & Gratitude Salute to Vietnam Veterans was held on October 24, 2015 at the Universities at Shady Grove.  Over 200 Vietnam Veterans and a crowd of over 800 attended this event that was planned to honor the service of Vietnam Veterans and Vietnam Era veterans.  The event is viewable on YouTube at: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=z8qYy7nXksY

 

 


 
           Serving Together is a collection of local-community based resources for veterans, service members, including Guardsmen and Reservists, and their families in Montgomery County. Their goal is to provide clear guidance for local members of the military on how they can access the care and support they need. View their calendar of events for information on local community events, activities and programs.


Upcoming Events

NEW! Commission on Veterans Affairs Meeting Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Held at Health & Human Services, 401 Hungerford Drive, 1st Floor Large Conference Room, Rockville, MD 20850. The Commission will welcome Ohene Gyapong, Deputy Director, Montgomery County Public Information Office, who will discuss planning for community outreach to Veterans. Meetings are open to the public. To request an alternative format of the agenda or an accommodation to attend the meeting please call 240-777-1246 (V), MD Relay 711, or e-mail carly.clem@montgomerycountymd.gov

NEW! Montgomery County Veterans Collaborative Meeting - Wednesday, May 18th from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Held at the Mental Health Association, 1000 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD.  The Veterans Collaborative is a place where community members, organizations, and government agencies can come together to share program information, identify local resources, and help solve issues facing military, veterans, and their families.  For more information or to be added to the distribution list, please contact Co-Chair Julie Riggs at jriggs@mhamc.org

NEW! MPT Salutes Vietnam Veterans - LZ Maryland - June 18th and 19th, 2016.  Held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium.  Weekend event that will honor Vietnam veterans as they gather together with family, friends, and a grateful public. Free for veterans and active-duty military.  $5.00 admission for all others, 12 and under are free.

 

Spotlight

STAFFING UPDATE EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 2016: David Coxe, Veterans Benefits Specialist (VBS), has been hired to provide benefits assistance at the Montgomery College Service Center Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. He will provide outreach to WorkSource Montgomery (11002 Veirs Mill Road, 1st Floor, Wheaton, MD 20902) the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and to the Silver Spring Vet Center (2900 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910) the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Contact: 240-567-5405 (V), e-mail: vbs.dcoxe@gmail.com
 

NEW! Veterans Choice Program - If a Veteran is already enrolled in VA health care, the Choice Program allows them to receive health care within their community if they meet eligibility criteria.  Veterans can also have Choice prescriptions filled at the VA pharmacy via fax.  For details please review Veterans Network Directory - Healthcare.
 

HOMEFRONT County Cable Montgomery - New Episode - Michael Subin, Special Assistant to the County Executive, interviews Sergeant Major (Retired) Dan Bullis, the Chair of the Commission on Veterans Affairs. To view past episodes visit the HOMEFRONT website.
 

Mikulski, Cardin, Van Hollen, and Leggett Announce Department of Veterans Affairs has Begun Location Search for Outpatient Clinic in Montgomery County - New Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will improve access to care for thousands of Maryland's veterans.


Airpark Pilots Help Tuskegee Airman
 (video) - Lt. Floyd Collins, a 90-year-old former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who wanted to experience flying once again, had his wish fulfilled by a few pilots at the Montgomery County Airpark. (August 2015)

Honoring Our World War II Veterans - Video of Montgomery County WWII Recognition Event and list of non-profit organizations that provide free transport for WWII veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the WWII memorial.

Our Veterans, Our Warriors - Sharing the stories of our veterans lives and their families.  Videos produced by Montgomery County Media.


Veteran Key Contacts and Other Resources - Quick resource guide to key programs and resources for veterans and their families.


Veterans Network Directory - A directory of providers, agencies, and advocacy organizations that offer local, state and national resources for veterans, military service members, and their families. Montgomery County does not endorse or assume responsibility for any product, method, service or treatment listed in this resource directory that is not a County program.


Montgomery County Fallen Heroes
OIF/OEF • Gulf War • Vietnam War Montgomery County Sentinel - Montgomery's War Dead 1963 to 1970 • Korean War • World War II (Under Construction)

Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs - Provide advice to the Executive and Council on the status of programs and services related to the needs of Veterans. Hold monthly meetings from September through June. Meetings are open to the public.
 

Veterans Collaborative - Meetings serve as an informal gathering for people who are working with veterans. Meetings are held bi-monthly and are open to the public.
 

eSubscribe - Sign up to receive e-mails about Veterans information and resources.

 

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