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  Category: Office of Veterans Services


Memorial Day Ceremonial Events

Department of State | Office of Veterans Services | Date Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2022

The Office of Veterans Services and the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs have scheduled two events in observance of Memorial Day. As in previous years, OVS and the Commission will host ceremonies on separate days. The first will take place on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Day Cemetery in Bear. The […]




Governor Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long Support Veterans Affairs’ Governor’s Challenge on Suicide Prevention

Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Office of Veterans Services | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 9, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney and Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long on Wednesday announced their support for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration’s (SAMHSA) Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families. The Governor’s challenge is a national initiative that promotes a coordinated […]




Eligible Disabled Veterans May Now Apply for School Property Tax Credit

Department of State | News | Office of Veterans Services | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

DOVER, DE— Veterans with a 100 percent disability rating may be eligible for a tax credit against 100 percent of non-vocational school district property tax. House Bill 214 with House Amendment 1, which was signed into law by Governor John Carney on August 10th, 2021, allows school districts to grant a Disabled Veterans School Property […]




“Saluting Branches” – Arborist Day of Service

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Office of Veterans Services | Urban and Community Forestry | Date Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2021

Dozens of arborists and professionals from three Delaware tree care companies volunteered for the 7th Annual “Saluting Branches” event by devoting a day to trimming, shaping, and removing hazardous trees from the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro. The Delaware site was one of 40 sites throughout the United States that participated in the event, which attracted more than 3,000 volunteers. Workers from Tri-State Tree Care, Complete Tree Care, and Cypress Tree Care spent their entire day as a way to pay tribute to the veterans and their service.




Delaware Veterans Day 2020

Department of State | News | Office of Veterans Services | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2020

  Veterans Day celebrations, like many other things this year, will be celebrated differently as we continue our efforts to control the COVID-19 exposures and infections in our state. “Today and every day, as we have in the past, we pause to recognize the sacrifices that brave men and women make in their military service […]







  Category: Office of Veterans Services


Memorial Day Ceremonial Events

Department of State | Office of Veterans Services | Date Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2022

The Office of Veterans Services and the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs have scheduled two events in observance of Memorial Day. As in previous years, OVS and the Commission will host ceremonies on separate days. The first will take place on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Day Cemetery in Bear. The […]




Governor Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long Support Veterans Affairs’ Governor’s Challenge on Suicide Prevention

Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Office of Veterans Services | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 9, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney and Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long on Wednesday announced their support for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration’s (SAMHSA) Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families. The Governor’s challenge is a national initiative that promotes a coordinated […]




Eligible Disabled Veterans May Now Apply for School Property Tax Credit

Department of State | News | Office of Veterans Services | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

DOVER, DE— Veterans with a 100 percent disability rating may be eligible for a tax credit against 100 percent of non-vocational school district property tax. House Bill 214 with House Amendment 1, which was signed into law by Governor John Carney on August 10th, 2021, allows school districts to grant a Disabled Veterans School Property […]




“Saluting Branches” – Arborist Day of Service

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Office of Veterans Services | Urban and Community Forestry | Date Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2021

Dozens of arborists and professionals from three Delaware tree care companies volunteered for the 7th Annual “Saluting Branches” event by devoting a day to trimming, shaping, and removing hazardous trees from the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro. The Delaware site was one of 40 sites throughout the United States that participated in the event, which attracted more than 3,000 volunteers. Workers from Tri-State Tree Care, Complete Tree Care, and Cypress Tree Care spent their entire day as a way to pay tribute to the veterans and their service.




Delaware Veterans Day 2020

Department of State | News | Office of Veterans Services | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2020

  Veterans Day celebrations, like many other things this year, will be celebrated differently as we continue our efforts to control the COVID-19 exposures and infections in our state. “Today and every day, as we have in the past, we pause to recognize the sacrifices that brave men and women make in their military service […]