Military and Veterans in Arlington

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Understanding the Needs of Veterans and Service Members in Arlington

Arlington County’s Military and Veterans Advisory Committee (MVAC) is interested in hearing from members of the military, veterans, and their families who live and/or work in Arlington about types of programs, services, and resources that could be helpful. Click here to participate so that we can explore programs and services that may better serve our Veteran and Active Military Community.

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Military personnel

The Arlington County Military and Veterans Affairs Committee (MVAC) was established by the County Manager to support and strengthen the relationship between local active duty, local veterans community, Arlington County government, County residents and the local business community. Learn more about MVAC.

Pulling together the resources in our community provides unity of effort in recognizing and supporting our active duty military population, our veterans, and their families.

Arlington County Public Schools

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Arlington County has numerous award winning schools. Check out the Arlington County Public Schools page to find out more where the your neighborhood school is including detailed information on each school.

  • Pre-K Choices: Arlington Public Schools has 3 pre kindergarten choices
  • Elementary School Choices: Arlington Public Schools has 23 elementary schools, which include neighborhood schools and countywide/area schools with a specific admissions process
  • Middle Schools Choices: Arlington Public Schools has 5 middle schools as well as 1 alternative secondary program.
  • High Schools Choices: Arlington Public Schools has 3 high schools including 6 secondary programs.