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Veterans Benefits Administration Benefits Brochures

Are you looking for more information on VA Benefits?  Visit the Veterans Benefits Administration for more information on the following benefits. Summary of VA Benefits Summary of VA Home Loan Guaranty Benefits Summary of VA Benefits for Disabled Veterans Summary of VA Dependents and Survivors’ Benefits Summary of VA Education Benefits Summary of VA Life  Read More…


Insurance Producer License Exam Reimbursement For Eligible Veterans

Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. announced on October 5, 2017 the Maryland Insurance Administration has been approved for participation in the GI Bill Reimbursement Program. The innovative program, spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, reimburses veterans for the costs of approved licensing and certification tests required to become a Maryland insurance producer. Maryland is  Read More…


Rehabilitation Services to Help Veterans Return to Work

Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services ​The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work.   It is an agency of the Maryland State Department of Education.  Rehabilitative Services is composed of the public vocational rehabilitation program and the Disability Determination Services.  Learn more about how the Division of Rehabilitative Services  Read More…


Operation Hire: Veterans Feedback

This is a dedicated veteran page for Operation Hire.  Please share success stories as well as challenges you have overcome as you transitioned from military service to civilian employment.   **Comments Policy, once posted, we reserve the right to delete submissions that may contain inappropriate language, personal attacks of any kind, offensive comments that target or  Read More…


Operation Hire: Employer Feedback

This is a dedicated employer page for Operation Hire.  Please share success stories, tips for effective veteran recruitment and best practices for supporting veterans in the civilian work place. **Comments Policy, once posted, we reserve the right to delete submissions that may contain inappropriate language, personal attacks of any kind, offensive comments that target or disparage  Read More…


Veteran Employer Tool Kit

The following is a list of resources designed to support employers as they incorporate veteran hiring into existing recruitment practices.  Employers, both public and private, are encouraged to visit these resources to help with recruitment, hiring, retention, and ongoing support, of veterans.  A number of community based organizations who are now Operation Hire Partners are  Read More…


Expedited Licensing: Veterans Full Employment Act of 2013

On April 17, 2013, the Veterans Full Employment Act of 2013 was signed.   The new law took effect July 1, 2013. The Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing and Commissioner of Financial Regulation are dedicated to assisting recently discharged veterans and spouses of currently serving members of the United States Armed Forces, including active duty reservists and  Read More…


Employment Resources

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The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation facilitates the Maryland Jobs for Veterans Program.  Veterans services representatives, specifically Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Placement Specialists and Local Veterans’ Employment Representatives, commonly referred to as DVOPs and LVERs, provide specialized employment services to veterans. Local Veterans’ Employment Representatives Veterans have highly marketable skills and experience. LVERs work  Read More…


State Employment Veterans Credit and Credit for Service Connected Disability

Maryland State Careers for Veterans Maryland State Government appreciates the value of the experience you gained while serving our country.  This page contains resources Maryland provides to returning veterans – employment opportunities, veteran services, upcoming events and more. Am I eligible for veteran’s credit? Article – State Personnel and Pensions §7–207. (2)    (i)   An appointing authority shall apply  Read More…


Reach Independence through Self-Employment (RISE) Program

For individuals eligible for services through the Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) and who are interested in starting their own business the RISE program can help explore the feasibility of self-employment as a realistic vocational option; develop a comprehensive business; receive individualized technical assistance; explore multiple funding sources; obtain market information to help select the right industry; and receive an assessment  Read More…


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