• Fort Belvoir Retiree Appreciation Day – Sept 8

    The Fort Belvoir Retiree Appreciation Day will be held on Friday, September 8 from 8 am – 3 pm. There will be a Breakfast, Health & Wellness Fair, & Lunch at the Specker Field House from 8 am – 12:45 pm. And then presentations at the Barden Education Center from 1 – 3 pm. Cake cutting will be held at Fort Belvoir Exchange at 3:30 pm.

  • Heroes Walk to Fly 5K September 17th

    This inspirational 1.5 mile walk and Community Block Party, sponsored by SAIC, welcomes Luke’s Wings’ supporters and beneficiaries to celebrate our wounded service members’ milestones. Starting next to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, walkers will enjoy festivities including breakfast, energy snacks by KIND, a yoga warm-up, live music, t-shirt pick-up and more!

  • Governor McAuliffe Officially Opens New State Veterans Office In Manassas

    Governor Terry McAuliffe today cut the ribbon for the official grand opening of the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) office in Manassas. The new office will primarily serve military veterans and their families in Prince William and Fauquier Counties, the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, and other localities in the area.

  • Ride to Zero – End Veteran Suicide

    The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Associations is hosting their first annual Ride to Zero. An annual poker run to end veteran suicide. Saturday, August 26 in Woodstock, MD. Registration is required.

  • DC VA Medical Center’s Welcome Home Event – June 6

    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center partner to invite you to a Welcome Home Event! Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, 8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889 in the Morale, Welfare & Recreation Gym, Building 17, First Floor. An appreciation event to honor recently returned combat-OEF/OIF/OND/OIR Veterans, active duty service members, their families,as well as, Veterans of all eras. Lunch, Information on Services and Benefits, and a Relaxation Corner will be provided. We will also be visited by Retired NFL Players.

  • New Property Tax Credit for Some Montgomery County Residents

    The new property tax credit provides a tax credit to people over 65 years of age who have lived and owned a dwelling for at least 40 consecutive years, or are retired from one of the U.S. Armed Forces.

  • Minority Veterans Benefits Virtual Town Hall

    An opportunity to have your questions asked and answered on benefits and services by a dynamic lineup of speakers from the VA. Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 p.m. (EST). Registration is required.

  • VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations

    Through the Pre-Need Determination of Eligibility Program, upon request, individuals can learn if they are eligible for burial or memorialization in a VA national cemetery.

  • Agent Orange Town Hall

    Vietnam Veterans of America Maryland State Council is hosting an Agent Orange Town Hall meeting on April 3 from 2 to 5pm in Greenbelt. Seating is limited so email Bob Hartman at to register.

  • VAntage Point Blog: Appeals Process

    VAntage Point, the online blog of the Department of Veterans Affairs, posted an article on February 17th detailing the appeals process. This blog is part of an ongoing series based around claims and appeals. If this is the first time you are reading this blog, the author encourages you to read the first two in the series about the appeals process – Claims and Appeals and Appeals at the Regional Level.