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.  

National Vietnam War Veterans Day Message

America’s Vietnam War veterans are some of the finest examples of the American spirit and citizenship in our history.

GDVS Commissioner Mike Roby Selected for Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame

The Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service Mike Roby was selected as the 130th inductee of the Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame (GMVHOF).

GDVS Operational Update: Some Offices Open by Appointment Only

GDVS offices located in buildings operated by federal or other state agencies must follow their building access policies. Veterans must call ahead and schedule an appointment before their visit to any of these offices.