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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.

 

 

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
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

Commission on Veterans Affairs Meeting -  Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. **Please note location** Held at Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, 9th Floor Conference Room, Rockville, MD 20850. Agenda to be announced. 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

Montgomery County Veterans Collaborative Meeting - Wednesday, November 16th from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 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@every-mind.org.

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.

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.

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/OFS •  Gulf War  •  Vietnam War  -  Montgomery County Sentinel - Montgomery's War Dead 1963 to 1970  •  Korean War  •  World War II

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.

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