General Information

Massachusetts Drivers License - Veteran Status

All Massachusetts residents who are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and were honorably discharged can choose to have a Veteran's Indicator on their Driver's License, Learner's Permit, Massachusetts ID card, or Liquor ID card. If they choose this, the word "Veteran" will be printed on the lower right corner of their license or ID card, or in the bottom center of their learner's permit. There is no additional fee for the Veteran's Indicator, but all regular transaction fees will apply.

You must present 1 of the following documents (typed, not handwritten) as proof of honorable discharge:
  • A DD-214 that indicates honorable discharge
  • A DD-215 that indicates honorable discharge
  • An Honorable Discharge form

Telemarketer Targeting Westford Residents on Behalf of Local Veterans

We have received a number of calls from residents about a telemarketing firm who may state that they are calling on behalf of local veterans soliciting for a contribution to aid soldiers overseas or a veterans benefit. Westford's Department of Veterans Services is not soliciting for funds in this manner. More on the Veterans Services Blog.

Veterans Book Corner at Cameron Senior Center

A Veteran's Book Corner has been launched at the Cameron Senior Center in Westford providing books of interest to veterans such as memoirs, biographies, and nonfiction books with military themes. Initiated by the Westford Women's Club with a vision to provide easy access of books in this genre to veterans of all ages, the initial collection of books housed in the second floor library at the Cameron is now open to the public. Thanks to the staff at Cameron for hosting this veterans resource. Review the press release (PDF) for more information.

Flags on Veterans Graves

Procedure/Policy effective November 2010 - Flags on Veterans graves will be retired after Veterans Day and replaced prior to Memorial Day. The Veteran Marker/Flag holder will remain on the grave site. Please report any missed grave markers and/or flags by calling 978-392-1170.