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Governor Moore announces first items in 2024 legislative agenda to support Maryland military families

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week declared 2024 as the ‘Year for Military Families’ in Maryland and announced a package of legislation that will support and empower Maryland’s servicemembers, military spouses, and caregivers. This is the first legislation announced by the Moore-Miller Administration for the upcoming 2024 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly. “Our military families sacrifice everything so …


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Baltimore County Commission on Veterans Affairs to host Veterans’ Celebration and Resource Fair

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Commission on Veterans Affairs will host its first-ever Veterans’ Celebration and Resource Fair at Towson University’s Union building on Sunday, November 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The daylong event will feature activities, refreshments and a wide range of resources, as well as a special ceremony honoring local heroes. Organized to bring veterans and their …


Governor Moore visits Middle River to sign largest military tax cut for younger veterans in a generation

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Governor Wes Moore this weekend presided over the Moore-Miller Administration’s sixth bill signing at the Maryland Air National Guard’s 175th Wing in Middle River, signing the largest military tax cut for younger veterans in a generation and highlighting the administration’s commitment to strengthening the military and honoring veterans in Maryland. “We need to support our military community because …

Governor Moore conducts swearing-in ceremony for cabinet members

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Wes Moore on Thursday delivered the oath of office in the official swearing-in ceremony of the Moore-Miller Administration’s cabinet secretaries, marking the most diverse cabinet in the state’s history. Governor Moore was joined by Lt. Governor Aruna Miller for the ceremony. “This is a proud day for our administration as we keep our promise to all …

Maryland Department of Health launches program to reduce suicides among service members, veterans

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health has announced the launch of the Trained Military Assistance Provider (TMAP) Program, a new initiative to reduce suicides and increase lethal-means safety for service members and veterans. Developed by the Maryland Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans and their Families, this training is free to all Maryland-based primary care staff. The …

Governor Hogan announces Operation Green Light to honor Maryland veterans

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the nation prepares to mark Veterans Day, Governor Larry Hogan this week announced the State of Maryland’s participation in Operation Green Light, a new initiative to support military veterans, as well as raise awareness about the resources available to assist veterans and their families. The state’s outreach efforts are being led by the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs …

Governor Hogan leads dedication of new administration building at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week joined the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs and the Maryland Department of General Services for the official dedication of a new administration building at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, which is the result of a federal-state partnership. “Our veterans serve as a reminder every single day of the immeasurable cost of war and of the immense …

Governor Hogan announces new COVID-19 vaccination protocols for state employees [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—With the Delta variant accounting for nearly all of the new COVID-19 cases in the State of Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday afternoon announced new vaccination protocols for state employees who work in congregate settings. Effective September 1, employees in 48 state facilities will be required to show proof of vaccination, or adhere to strict face covering requirements …