DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


[photo, Korean War veterans, St. Patrick's Day Parade, East Pratt St., Baltimore, Maryland] George W. Owings III, Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Fred L. Wineland Building, 4th floor, 16 Francis St., Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 260-3838; 1-866-793-1577 (toll free); fax: (410) 216-7928; e-mail: mdveteransinfo@maryland.gov
web: http://veterans.maryland.gov/
www.va.gov/healthbenefits/ (veterans health eligibility)

Korean War veterans, St. Patrick's Day Parade, East Pratt St., Baltimore, Maryland, March 16, 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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OFFICE OF SECRETARY


[photo, Jeffrey Building (now Wineland Building), 16 Francis St.,
Annapolis, Maryland] (D55P0008)
FY2019 appropriation: $978,745; authorized positions: 7
George W. Owings III, Secretary of Veterans Affairs (appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent) (410) 260-3838
e-mail: secretary.mdva@maryland.gov


Jeffrey Building (now Wineland Building), 16 Francis St., Annapolis, Maryland, March 2005. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Robert L. Finn, Deputy Secretary (410) 974-2399
e-mail: robert.finn1@maryland.gov


[photo, War Memorial Building, Gay St., Baltimore, Maryland] Edward A. Bauer, P.E., Chair (chosen by Commission in Sept. to 2-year term), 2022

Appointed by Secretary of Veterans Affairs with Governor's approval to 5-year terms: Catherine M. Conroy, 2016; Wilson J. Thornton, Jr., 2017; Harold E. Webster, 2018; Col. Timothy A. Rainey, Ph.D., 2019.

Appointed by Mayor of Baltimore to 5-year terms: David T. Clements; Marian C. James; Norman E. Johnson, Jr.; Earl W. Nesbitt; William B. Proctor. Terms expire 2018.

WAR MEMORIAL BUILDING
Jackson Gilman-Forlini, Manager (410) 396-8013; fax: (410) 545-0192; e-mail: war.memorial@baltimorecity.gov


War Memorial Building, 101 North Gay St., Baltimore, Maryland, June 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


CHARLOTTE HALL VETERANS HOME
(D55P0005, formerly D56Q00 & 23.17.00)
FY2019 appropriation: $23,387,550; authorized positions: 6
Sharon M. Mattia, Director (301) 884-8171, ext. 1401; e-mail: sharon.mattia@maryland.gov
Michael B. Farr, Deputy Director (301) 884-8171, ext. 1412; e-mail: michael.farr@maryland.gov

VETERANS CEMETERY PROGRAM
(D55P0002, formerly 23.15.00.02)
FY2019 appropriation: $4,547,363; authorized positions: 54
Christopher T. Piscitelli, Director, Cemetery & Memorial Programs (410) 923-6981
e-mail: chris.piscitelli@maryland.gov

VETERANS MEMORIALS & MONUMENTS PROGRAM
(D55P0003, formerly 23.15.00.03)
FY2019 appropriation: $407,929; authorized positions: 3
Russell C. Ware, Assistant Director (410) 354-3550
e-mail: russell.ware@maryland.gov

VETERANS SERVICE PROGRAM
(D55P0001, formerly 23.15.00.01)
FY2019 appropriation: $1,686,687; authorized positions: 21
Phillip A. Munley, Director (410) 230-4444, ext. 6457; 1-800-446-4926 (toll free); fax: (410) 230-4445; e-mail: phillip.munley@maryland.gov
Debra T. Hynes, Deputy Director (410) 230-4444, ext. 6452; e-mail: debra.hynes@maryland.gov


[photo, G. H. Fallon Federal Building, 31 Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore, Maryland] Garry A. Brown, Veterans Service Officer (410) 230-4444, ext. 6453; 1-800-446-4926, ext. 6450 (toll free)
G. H. Fallon Federal Building, Room 1231, 31 Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore, MD 21201
e-mail:
garry.brown@maryland.gov
fax: (410) 230-4445

CECIL COUNTY
Workforce Center, 1275 West Pulaski Highway, Elkton, MD 21921
American Legion Home, Joseph L. Davis Post 47, 501 St. John St., Havre de Grace, MD 21078


G. H. Fallon Federal Building, 31 Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore, Maryland, April 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, Mary E. W. Risteau Multi-Service Center, 2 South Bond St., Bel Air, Maryland]


Mary E. W. Risteau Multi-Service Center, 2 South Bond St., Bel Air, Maryland, March 2005. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Caroline County Public Library, 100 Market St., Denton, Maryland]

Caroline County Public Library, 100 Market St., Denton, Maryland, August 2016. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Courthouse, 100 West Patrick St., Frederick, Maryland]


Courthouse, 100 West Patrick St., Frederick, Maryland, August 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, County Office Building, 33 West Washington St. Hagerstown, Maryland] HAGERSTOWN SERVICE CENTER
Keri Keefer, Veterans Service Officer (301) 791-0356
County Office Building, 33 West Washington St., Room 206, Hagerstown, MD 21740
e-mail: keri.keefer@maryland.gov


County Office Building, 33 West Washington St. Hagerstown, Maryland, June 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, W. Paul Martin Wicomico County District Court/Multi-Service Center, 201 Baptist St., Salisbury, Maryland]


W. Paul Martin District Court/Multi-Service Center, 201 Baptist St., Salisbury, Maryland, August 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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