Skip to Main Content

Recent Website Posts


Reports and Resources

War Memorial Commission

Authorization for the War Memorial Commission was enacted in 1924. In 1970, the Commission became part of the Department of General Services. It was transferred to the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs in 1999.  In 1927, The War Memorial Building and the War Memorial Plaza were erected in Baltimore to honor Maryland residents who died  Read More…


Veterans Home Commission

The Maryland Veterans Home Commission was created in 1975 to provide a home for veterans in Maryland. In 1999, the Commission became part of the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs. The Commission advises the Department on issues relating to Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, the only State veterans home.  Charlotte Hall Veterans Home is located in  Read More…


Maryland Veterans Commission

Origins of the Maryland Veterans Commission trace to 1924, when the Soldiers’ Relief Fund Commission formed to administer a State relief fund for disabled veterans of World War I. The Commission became the Veterans Relief Commission in 1929. It was renamed the Maryland Veterans Commission in 1935. In 1971, the Commission joined the Department of  Read More…


2020 Maryland Veteran Population Map

Each year, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides data on the Projected Veterans in Maryland to the Maryland Department of Planning. It is projected that 362,000 veterans will call Maryland home in 2020.  See this map for the projected number of veterans in Maryland, as well as by county and city, in 2020. View Map:  Read More…


Communications, Outreach, and Advocacy

The Communications, Outreach, & Advocacy Program mission is to inform Maryland veterans about benefits and services that are available from federal, state, and local organizations and solicit feedback from veterans regarding their requests and needs for additional services.         The Program is also responsible for: The Department’s electronic newsletter, a bi-weekly publication  Read More…


    Newer Entries »
doit-ewspw-W02