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Operation Green Light: About/Get Involved

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs is honored to participate in the National Association of Counties Operation Green Light Initiative. ABOUT This coming Veterans Day, the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National Association of County Veteran Service Officers (NACVSO) invite the nation’s 3,069 counties, parishes, and boroughs to join Operation Green Light and show  Read More…


Archived Newsletters

The MDVA sends a bi weekly electronic newsletter. The newsletter contains state partner and federal partner news, MDVA event photos and updates, as well as community partner news to include upcoming events. To view archived newsletters, please see below. To sign up for the MDVA electronic newsletter, please visit the home page of our website  Read More…


Newsworthy Stories

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs is honored to serve the 380,000 veterans who call Maryland home. We appreciate the opportunity to be highlighted in the media and to share the good work being done in our community and for our constituents. Read these newsworthy stories and MDVA press releases below. Sykesville soon to be  Read More…


Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery Construction Updates

Cheltenham Veterans CemeteryConstruction Updates The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery is currently undergoing construction.  We ask for your patience during this time. The installation of underground pipe will affect roadways as workers move from the maintenance area to the front of the cemetery shelter.  You may find unpaved roads and active construction,  Read More…


Learning Videos

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs maintains a YouTube channel.  Visit the channel to view special videos as well as learning sessions on veteran benefits and programs. Memorial Day 2020 Veterans Day 2020 Memorial Day 2021 Women Veterans/Inclusion Program Launch 2021 Veterans Services Specialist Program in State Government Maryland Higher Education Commission/GI Bill Education Benefits  Read More…


2022 Legislative Session Concludes

The General Assembly is Maryland’s legislative body and directly represents the electorate. The state has 47 districts represented by 47 Senators and 141 Delegates. The 2022 Legislative Session commenced on January 12 and ended April 11. The following update represents the status of bills introduced and/or passed in 2022 which may impact military service members, veterans, and  Read More…


    
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