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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

GDVS Opens Women Veterans Office

Georgia’s 93,000 women veterans have a new resource in the Georgia Department of Veterans Service’s new Women Veterans Office.

Deese Named Executive Director of Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home

It is with great pleasure that Augusta University and the Georgia Department of Veterans Service announces Mr. Carlton Deese has been selected for the position of Executive Director for Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home upon Mr. Charles Esposito’s retirement in October. Deese has supported Mr.

Thomas Mash Sworn In to Veterans Service Board

Marine Corps veteran Thomas Mash of Lawrenceville was recently sworn-in to a seven-year term on the State Veterans Service Board by Governor Nathan Deal at a ceremony held at the State Capitol.