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All GDVS offices, including our field offices, nursing homes, and cemeteries, will suspend in person meetings until further notice. Offices remain open for business, but veterans must call or email their local office for assistance.
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.
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.
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.
The Georgia Department of Veterans Service recently selected Georgia native and Air Force retiree Vince Pritchett as Director of Veterans Benefits South Region.
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.
Georgia’s 93,000 women veterans have a new resource in the Georgia Department of Veterans Service’s new Women Veterans Office.
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.
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.
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.
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.