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.

GDVS Annual Training a Success

Annual training for the Georgia Department of Veterans Service concluded with outstanding test results.

GDVS veterans field service officers spent a week participating in annual training with classes led by senior department personnel.

Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery Expansion in Milledgeville

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service has been awarded a grant of $2,436,388 by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the expansion of the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville, Georgia.

GDVS Offers Assistance to Veterans Affected by ITT Closure

The decision last week by ITT Technical Educational Services, Inc. to shut down operations has unique ramifications for students who enrolled using veterans educational benefits.