Employers Can Benefit by Hiring Veterans

Hiring a veteran is not only patriotic, but can have big financial advantages for employers.

It is well-known that most current veterans qualify for the Post 9/11 GI Bill to pay for the costs of college education.

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GDVS Commends Emergency Response in Augusta

No words can express how sorry we are that the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home family experienced a terrible act of domestic violence on Friday, February 9.

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Statement from Commissioner Roby Regarding Incident at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service joins Terrie and me in mourning the death of Ms. Jazna Timmons. Ms. Timmons was a valued member of the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home staff in Augusta, Georgia.

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National VFW Officers Visit GDVS Field Operations

In an effort to see first-hand the Georgia Department of Veterans Service’s effectiveness and efficiency in filing veterans’ disability claims by GDVS field offices, representatives from the Veterans of Foreign Wars national leadership visited Georgia during the last week in January.

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VA Benefits Are Tax Exempt

As the tax deadline approaches, Georgia Commissioner of Veterans Service Mike Roby wants to remind all veterans and their families that benefits paid under any law administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are tax exempt.

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Meet Dale Bell, Director of Veterans Benefits North Region

Since 2016, U.S. Navy veteran Dale Bell, a Georgia resident and state veterans benefit expert for over a decade, has supervised 31 of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service’s 50 field offices as Director of Veterans Benefits North Region.

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Returning Veterans Task Force Visits Fort Benning

On December 5-6, 2017, members of Georgia’s Returning Veterans Task Force (RVTF), joined by State Senator Kay Kirkpatrick, of Marietta (SD-32), stepped onto Fort Benning to learn about the challenges service members transitioning out of the military face today.

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Veterans Day Message

On Veterans Day, we honor and remember every man and woman who has ever worn the uniform of our country. Americans who stepped forward and swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution and laws of this great nation against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

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Vince Pritchett Selected As Director of Veterans Benefits South Region

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service recently selected Georgia native and Air Force retiree Vince Pritchett as Director of Veterans Benefits South Region.

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GDVS Ready to Assist

Whether the result of recent duties or long past military service, the door remains open for veterans to seek help and file a claim with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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