Governor Youngkin recommits to Virginia vets

Governor Glenn Youngkin repeated his commitment to Virginia’s veterans with the celebration of  the extended tax-exemptions for military retirement pay through Virginia state budget.

After enacting a state tax exemption for military retirement pay in 2022, this expanded benefit will apply to all military retirees regardless of age and takes effect beginning January 1, 2024.

The Governor noted that after commendable years of service and sacrifice, our Virginia veterans deserve the best treatment.

Youngkin went to say he is working to make Virginia the number one state in America for veterans and military retirees to live work and raise a family.

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Free dial-a-ride for vets

The City of Winchester is committed to honoring veterans.

Beginning on Monday, August 21st, the city’s transportation system, WinTran, will offer dial-a-ride to city vets.

This new service will allow Winchester Veterans to be picked up from their desired point in the city and be taken to the Winchester Veterans Clinic on Dawson Drive in Winchester.

Proof of Veteran status is needed.

Vets may call the WinTran dispatch office for more information.

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