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2017 Annual Report

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs 2017 Annual Report is now available.  Highlights from the report include:

  • The Service Program, in FY17, submitted 3,995 disability compensation and pension claims for adjudication to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
  • Maryland Veterans received over 27 million dollars in new/increased and one-time monthly cash benefits with support from the Service Program
  • The most recent 2017 year to date census for the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home reached 98% capacity in skilled nursing and 77% capacity in assisted living
  • Volunteers contributed nearly 21,000 donated hours to the Veterans Home in 2017
  • The Cemetery Program interred 3,465 veterans and dependents in 2017 with three out of five cemeteries among the top ten busiest cemeteries in the Country
  • The Memorial Program dedicated a 100 year time capsule at the Maryland Korean War Memorial
  • The Maryland Veterans Trust received $61,102 in donations from the Maryland Lottery in 2016 and distributed approximately $112,000 in grants and loans to veterans in need
  • The Outreach and Advocacy Program attended 303 events in 2017, made over 7,000 face to face contacts with the community and grew its email distribution to over 83,000 contacts

Visit the 2017 Annual Report
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