More than 43,000 Montgomery County residents are veterans of the Armed Forces. We are grateful for your service and value the experience you gained in the military. We want to ensure you receive all the employment and training support you need.


American Job Centers support veterans through knowledgeable staff who know the value and challenges of military experience in the civilian workforce. Dedicated staff are available to help you articulate your military skills and communicate them effectively to civilian employers, connect with veteran-friendly employers, and access benefits specifically available to support veterans.

Priority of Service

WorkSource Montgomery provides “Priority of Service” to veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002 and the Veterans’ Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006. Veteran trained staff assist veteran customers by making sure they have their veteran information correctly displayed in MWE so as to receive priority service.

Priority to veterans in given in the following services:

  • Access to workshops at WorkSource Montgomery locations
  • Veteran specific job fairs
  • Veteran specific job placement
  • Prompt intensive career counseling services (intake and case management)
  • Access to financial training supports
  • Specific program enrollment

To receive Veterans Priority of Service for a specific program, a Veteran or eligible spouse must meet the statutory definition of a “covered person” and also must meet any other statutory eligibility requirement applicable to the program. Make sure to let the American Job Center staff know that you are veteran to ensure priority of service.

Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Career Specialists are onsite at the American Job Center in Wheaton to offer specialized services. To access these services contact:

Bruce Delauder

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Contact Us

    American Job Center Locations


    Upcounty Regional Services Center*
    12900 Middlebrook Road, First Floor
    Germantown, MD 20874, USA
    Phone: 240.406.5485
    Fax: 301.685.5569


    Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Friday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm


    11510 Georgia Avenue, First Floor
    Wheaton, MD 20902
    Phone: 301.929.6880
    TTY: 301.962.4083


    Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Friday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm