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Federal VA Benefits Fact Sheets, Brochures and Fliers

The US Department of Veterans Affairs has a number of benefits for uniformed service members, veterans, spouses, children, and parents of a deceased or disabled service member or veteran.  Benefits include compensation, pension, education and training, employment assistance, life insurance, home loans, healthcare, and burial.  Below are a number of fact sheets, fliers and brochures  Read More…


Are you a veteran of the Vietnam Era? What you need to know.

The U.S. military used Agent Orange to clear plants and trees during the Vietnam War. If you served in Vietnam or in or near the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) during the Vietnam Era—or in certain related jobs—you may have had contact with this herbicide. Find out if you can get disability compensation and other benefits  Read More…


Federal VA Burial Benefits, Nationwide Grave Site Locator

The US Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration honors veterans with final resting places in national shrines and with lasting tributes that commemorate their service to our nation. The purpose of the NCA is to: provide burial space for veterans and their eligible family members. maintain national cemeteries as national shrines, sacred to the  Read More…


Requesting Funeral Honors: Maryland National Guard Honor Guard

The MDNG Honor Guard offers Military Funeral Honors to veterans who served in the Armed Forces of the United States and were separated with a discharge other than Dishonorable. The MDNGHG operates out of 4 locations throughout the state providing professional and dignified services to departed Maryland veterans. For more information on the MDNG Honor Guard visit the Maryland Military  Read More…


State Education Benefits, Scholarships for Veterans and Dependents

For more information on VA Education Benefits and the scholarships listed below, visit the Maryland Higher Education Commission Division of Veterans Affairs. Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship The Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial assistance to United States Armed Forces personnel who served in the Afghanistan or  Read More…


State Tax Credit for Vehicles and Vessels Benefits

Vehicle Registration Tax Credit As a new resident of Maryland, you must title your vehicle within 60 days of moving to Maryland.  Proof of military status (i.e. military ID or equivalent) must be submitted to be eligible for an excise tax credit.  If the owner is a member of the military on active duty or  Read More…


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