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Maryland Living: Good Things To Know

Legal Resource Guide

Legal Resource Guide, published by the Maryland Office of the Attorney General.


United States and Maryland State Flag Protocol

Would you like to know more about flag protocol? Do you need to know when it’s appropriate to either lower or raise the United States Flag or the Maryland Flag? Do you have a request for a flag to be flown over the Maryland State House Dome? The Maryland Secretary of State’s Office provides a  Read More…


State Park Admission and Hunting/Fishing Licenses

State Park Day-Use Area Admission Fee Waivers Day-Use Waiver for Active Duty Military / Maryland National Guard Any member of the Maryland National Guard and all active duty military personnel who display their active duty military identification card to the gate attendant at any Maryland State Park day-use area will have their day-use entrance service charge waived.  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…


Motor Vehicles/Drivers Licenses/Vehicle and Vessel Registration

Veteran Designation on Maryland Driver’s Licenses Maryland residents can now have ‘veteran’ designated on driver’s licenses.  To have this designation placed on a license: Bring one of the following documents to your local Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) Branch Office: DD214 Honorable Discharge Certificate Letter from the Military Records Personnel Center in St. Louis confirming veteran  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…


Housing and Homeless Services

US Department of Veterans Affairs National Homeless Veteran Call Center 877-4AID-VET (877-424-3838) VA Homeless Services VA Community Resource and Referral Centers provide services to homeless veterans and their family members.  Centers coordinates with local partners to provide services including assistance with housing, employment, health care, benefits, and more. Shower, laundry and meals are on site.  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…


    
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