Calendar of Events

VAC in the Community

  1. Public Law 116-23, (Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act 2019) was signed into law on June 25, 2019 and takes effect January 1, 2020. The law extends a presumption of herbicide exposure to Blue Water Navy Veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam and the offshore waters. Blue Water Navy survivors, and certain dependents may be entitled to benefits if the Veteran was exposed. 
  2. DoD is expanding access to Commissaries, Exchanges, and Recreation effective January 1, 2020. Read more about it here.
  3. The Frederick County Point in Time Count is scheduled for Wednesday January 22, 2020.  To volunteer, please contact Brad Petersen.
For more information or to add an event, please email the VAC Coordinator at VAC@FrederickCountyMD.gov

NEW Schedule of 2020 VAC Meetings

January
15 Frederick County Veterans Advisory Council6:30 PM, Winchester Hall, Frederick
22 Project Opportunity Spouse Entrepreneurship Class Orientation10 AM - Noon or 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Fleet & Family Support Center, Annapolis
27 NAMI Homefront Classes beginRegister on line for free 6-session educational program for families, caregivers and friends of military service members and Veterans with mental health conditions. 
28 Frederick Veterans Service Network9 AM, Mental Health Association, Frederick
29 Loudoun County Job Fair10 AM, 742 Miller Drive Southeast, Leesburg, VA

Veterans Resource & Recognition Day - Wednesday, July 10

Veterans Resource & Recognition Day: Exhibitors will share information about services and benefits for individual of all ages who have served in the armed forces, as well as family, caregivers, and others interested in our veterans. In addition, there will be exhibits, speakers, lunch catered by Palmtree Catering, a message center where participants can create a greeting card for a hospitalized veteran, and other activities.

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