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Maryland Living: Good Things To Know

2021 Legislative Session

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 2021 Legislative Session commenced on January 13.  Sign up for the MDVA newsletter to receive weekly updates on bills effecting military service members, veterans, and their families.  Sign up by visiting  https://veterans.maryland.gov/  Read More…


Veterans Services Specialist Program

Did You Serve in The Military?  Do You have a Family Member Who Served in the Military? Veterans Services Specialist Program (VSS Program) Frequently Asked Questions All Maryland State Government Departments and Agencies have a Veterans Services Specialist or “liaison” who can provide general information to State employees who have served in the military or  Read More…


Voting: Register to Vote Online and Request Absentee Ballots

The Maryland State Board of Elections website allows residents to register to vote in Federal, State, County, and City elections in Maryland, to request an absentee ballot, and to update voter registration if your name or address has changed.  You can also update your registration if you want to change to a new political party.  Read More…


Find your local veterans commission here.

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has identified numerous local veteran commissions, work groups and councils.  If your County provides local services to military service members and veterans, and you do not see your commission or council represented, please contact the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs at 410-260-3838.    Anne Arundel County Anne Arundel County  Read More…


Outdoor Living: Natural Resources Wounded Warrior and Veteran Outreach Program

Department of Natural Resources Wounded Warrior and Veteran Outreach Program From the mountains of Western Maryland to the sandy beaches of Assateague, the Maryland Park Service is proud to offer wonderful recreational opportunities for our wounded warriors, veterans and their families to enjoy.  With 72 State Parks, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources provides activities  Read More…


Are you struggling financially? The MD Veterans Trust Fund may be able to help.

Overview of Maryland Veterans Trust Fund  A 501c3 organization  Non-emergency, temporary financial assistance program  The program aims to assist those that will be self-reliant after receiving the assistance. The program cannot address chronic issues  Board of Trustees governs the organization (The Secretary of the Maryland Department of Veteran Affairs serves as  Read More…


    
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