Veterans Are Important West Virginians Opinion By Kent A. Leonhardt West Virginia Commissioner Of Agriculture The Legislature should absolutely pass the tax exemption on military pensions. When I first looked beyond my military career, West Virginia was a top option for a new permanent home,” said Commissioner Leonhardt. “One of the main reasons for this was the exemption on military pensions. West Virginia has one of the highest per capita populations of veterans. The exemption…"LEONHARDT: Pass The Veterans Pension Tax Exemption"