Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning


Section 5:  Information for Spouses - A Guide to Healthcare Occupations in Maryland - Military Personnel and Spouses Relocating to Maryland - PROVET


There are several programs available to support the dependents of active duty and retired veterans. These services include most of employment and career resources that are available to veterans. Many of the healthcare careers in Maryland are great for the military spouse who is looking for a profession that will easily transition with a move to a new location. Spouses are encouraged to use the contact sheet found in section 7 of this booklet and submit it to Mr. Ray Staten to be put in contact with a Local Veterans Employment Representative.

Information on some additional services is provided below.


Navy Services:

The Navy Fleet & Family Support recognizes the unique lifestyle challenges that come with being "Navy" or "Marine." They offer several programs that can assist and enhance the lives of Active Duty and their dependents, retirees, and DoD civilians. Some of the services they offer include:

  • Information and Referral (I&R)
  • Counseling Services
  • Education and Training
  • Family Advocacy Program (FAP)
  • Employment and Career Resources
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Navy Family Ombudsman Program
  • Deployment Support
  • Sexual Assault Victim Intervention (SAVI) Program
  • Transition Assistance Management Program (TAMP)
  • Retired Affairs Office (RAO)
  • Veteran Administration
  • New Parent Support Program
  • Financial Management
  • Spouse Employment Assistance Program (SEAM)

All services are available to single and married active duty members and their families, and retired service members and their families. Department of Defense employees are eligible for the following services: Employment Assistance Program, Relocation Assistance Program, and education and training workshops and seminars on a space available basis.


Army Services:

The Army Community Service provides valuable informational resources in support of several aspects of army living, including relocation and employment. The Employment Readiness Program was developed specifically to assist family members of Active Duty members find secure and meaningful employment.

This program offers comprehensive employment services and job search skills training to active duty personnel, their family members, Department of Army Civilians (both APF and NAF), Reserve/National Guard members and their families, and military retirees and their family members. The program provides services in the following areas:

  • Network and Job Search Opportunities;
  • Resume Writing;
  • Interview Preparation;
  • Assistance identifying training and educational needs;
  • Guidance in Federal Employment Process;
  • Support throughout the job search process.

These services can be accessed through the Walter Reed Medical Family Assistance Center (MEDFAC) at (202) 782-2071 or toll free 1-866-546-1310, BLDG. 2, Third Floor, Room 3E01. You can also contact Walter Reed Community Service Center at WRAMC main post in Building 17, Lower Level or call (202) 782-3412.


Section 6.  Information on Specific Occupations

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