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GDVS Offices Closed July 17-21

July 10, 2017

Offices of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service will be closed July 17-21.

The closure affects all GDVS veterans field service offices, whose employees will spend the week participating in annual training.

Memorial Day Events

May 23, 2017

Every year, organizers across Georgia -- municipalities, veterans service organizations, private businesses, and others -- host Memorial Day events honoring our state's heroes.

Thoughts on the Passing of Army LTG Hal Moore

February 13, 2017

This past Friday, February 10, 2017, the United States lost another one of our heroes. U.S. Army Lieutenant General (Retired) Harold G. “Hal” Moore passed-away in his sleep at his home in Auburn, Alabama.

Severe Weather Advisory for January 6

January 6, 2017

GDVS offices in northern Georgia will close at 2 p.m. today ahead of expected severe winter weather. 

Governor Deal has declared a state of emergency for 78 counties through January 8:

Memorial Day Events

November 8, 2016

Every year, organizers across Georgia -- municipalities, veterans service organizations, private businesses, and others -- host Memorial Day events honoring our state's heroes.

Severe Weather Advisory for Oct. 6

October 6, 2016

GDVS offices in coastal Georgia are now closed as Hurricane Matthew approaches. 

Governor Deal has expanded the state of emergency to include 17 additional counties and is enouraging voluntary evacuation in coastal areas.

Georgia to Honor POW/MIA

September 12, 2016

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service will offer tribute to the state’s former Prisoners of War and those still Missing in Action during an event to be held at 11 a

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