Last week, Gov. Deal signed into law legislation creating an intra-state task force to investigate how state agencies can coordinate services to better assist service members discharged under conditions other than dishonorable from active duty back into society.
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In accordance with recently passed legislation, the Motor Vehicle Division of the Georgia Department of Revenue has designed several new license plates to honor the service of Georgia's veterans.
The Georgia Department of Veterans Service is saddened to learn of the death of retired Army Colonel and American Ex-POW Ben Prucell, who was a member (1998-2003) and chairman (2001-02) of the State Veterans Service Board. Col.
Georgia’s seven-member State Veterans Service Board recently elected new officers for 2013-14. SVSB officers serve one-year terms that begin April 1.
Governor Nathan Deal will pay tribute to Vietnam veterans and the 40th anniversary of the withdrawal of troops from Vietnam this Thursday, March 28, 2013, at 11 a.m., inside the State Capitol with the presentation of the state’s proclamation.
The following is a press release from the Georgia Department of Driver Services, reprinted here as a courtesy by
Currently, Georgia state law governing the registration and licensing of motor vehicles (OCGA 40-2-85.1) provides free vehicle license plates to any Georgia resident on active duty in a combat status and any combat veteran with a discharge from the U.S
With about 4,450 veterans and their families taking part, Georgia Commissioner of Veterans Affairs Pete Wheeler termed the 2012 “Supermarket of Veterans Benefits” held here today, “a very huge success, one of the best events of this type for veterans we have had in the past 10 years.”
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., the Georgia Department of Veterans Service, together with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will conduct a free one-day, one-stop service and information forum at the Albany Civic Center.
Once again, both Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemeteries will participate in Wreaths Across America. The wreath-laying events will be held at GVMC-Glennville and GVMC-Milledgeville on Saturday, Dec. 15. Fund-raising for wreath sponsorships is ongoing, with a Nov. 26 deadline.