Memorial Day Message

For many, Memorial Day is the start of summer – a day for a barbeque with friends, the first day the pool is open, or perhaps just a well-needed day off. However, for those of us who served and the families of our fallen, Memorial Day is bittersweet.

GDVS Is Ready to Assist Veterans and Families

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service (GDVS) is here to help veterans and their families to file claims for benefits with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

State Agencies Simplify Process for Free Veterans Licenses & IDs

The GA Department of Driver Services (DDS) and the Georgia Department of Veterans Service (GDVS) have made it easier for veterans to obtain a free Driver’s License and/or Identification Card!

Scott Waters Selected as GDVS Employee of the Quarter

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service has selected Tommy “Scott” Waters as the Employee of the Quarter during Fall 2021.

State Veterans Service Board Selects New GDVS Commissioner

In a meeting held on Thursday, November 18, 2021, Georgia’s State Veterans Service Board chose Patricia Ross as Commissioner to lead the Department of Veterans Service.

Veterans Day Message

On Thursday, November 11, 2021, Americans will join together once again to honor our brave military men and women of the past, present, and future.  We remember the service of our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so we can continue to live in freedom.

Roll of Honor

During difficult times, like the current public health crisis, it is all too easy to forget to honor those who have given so much for our country.

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service has not forgotten our departed heroes and would like to remind everyone of those who may be gone but are not forgotten.

Memorial Day Message

Over the last 245 years, more than a million American servicemembers have put their lives on the line for the sake of peace and freedom.

Memorial Day is a day to remember the service of 245 years of American sons and daughters who have answered the call of duty and joined our nation’s military.

Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemeteries to Hold Private Memorial Day Ceremonies

Georgia’s Veterans Memorial Cemeteries in Milledgeville and Glennville will not hold their annual public Memorial Day Remembrance ceremonies this year.

GDVS Launches New Employee Appreciation Program

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service is launching a new Employee of the Quarter program to recognize and acknowledge the outstanding efforts of GDVS staff serving Georgia’s veterans and their families.