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    How do I Obtain a Copy of my DD 214? 

    Copies of your DD214 can be requested by going to www.archives.gov and clicking on ‘Veterans Service Records’. 

    Do I Qualify for VA Health Care? 
    If you served in the active military service and were separated under any condition other than dishonorable, you may qualify for VA health care benefits. Current and former members of the Reserves or National Guard who were called to active duty by a federal order and completed the full period for which they were called or ordered to active duty may be eligible for VA health benefits as well. For more information go to: http://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/apply/veterans.asp 

    How do I Enroll in the VA Health Care System? 

    The very first step in obtaining access to your VA Health Benefits is to apply. If you meet the basic eligibility requirements outlined above, VA encourages you to apply today by completing VA Form 10-10EZ, Application for Health Benefits online. Veterans already enrolled in VA health care can update their information by completing VA Form 10-10EZR, Renewal Application for Health Benefits. For more information visit: https://www.1010ez.med.va.gov/

    Where do Veterans or Eligible Dependents go to Ask About or File for VA Benefits? 

    The Service and Benefits Program of the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs assists veterans and eligible dependents in acquiring their benefits. The staff of the Service Program is authorized to represent veterans and their dependents before the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as provide general information to those seeking assistance, regardless of representation. The Service Program currently has Service Officers located in communities throughout Maryland to aid and serve veterans and their eligible dependents. Contact the Program Office most convenient to you. Appointments may be scheduled through the Program Office nearest the itinerant location. It pays to seek representation when filing claims for federal VA disability benefits. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs data shows that veterans represented by accredited organizations receive significantly greater disability benefits than their non-represented counterparts.

    What is MCV Operation Roll Call? 

    Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans’ (MCV) Operation Roll Call is a free, opt-in, telephonic service to assist Maryland residents who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. military with staying connected. Program participants will receive weekly or biweekly calls from their Regional Resource Coordinator (RRC) to check on their wellbeing. 

    Do I Qualify for MCV Roll Call? 

    You must be a resident of Maryland who has served or is currently serving in the U.S. military and have a working landline or cell phone. 

    How do I Register for MCV Roll Call? 

    Call the MCV 24/7 Hotline at 1/877-770-4801 to register and you will be directed to your local Regional Resource Coordinator to get you started.

    How do I Access Copies of PowerPoints from Past MCV Regional Conferences? 

    Central Region Conference 

    • ​​​​​​​​Addressing the Unique Mental Health Challenges Facing Women Veterans 
    • ​Maryland commitment to veterans 
    • Maryland Vet Centers 
    • MCVET 2017 
    • Opiate Use Disorder Science and Treatment 
    • Veterans Housing Organization 

    Eastern Shore Conference documents 

    • Cohen Clinic Easterseals. MD Commitment June 2019
    •  MD Commitment to Veterans 2019 Presentation 
    •  SSVF and HVRP Program Presentation June 2019 
    • VA Conference June 2019 PEARLS 
    • ​VA Presentation OUD PRESENTATION June 2019