State Veterans Service Board Elects Officers

Georgia’s seven-member State Veterans Service Board recently elected new officers for 2018-19. Their terms began April 1.

GDVS LaFayette Office in New Location

The LaFayette office of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service has recently moved.

Women Veterans Office to Host Conference on April 21

The GDVS Women Veterans Office will host the third conference in the “It’s All About Us” conference series for women veterans and their families on Saturday, April 21.

GDVS Commemorates the Honorable Zell Miller

The Georgia State Veterans Service Board and the Georgia Department of Veterans Service are deeply saddened by the news of the recent passing of former Georgia Governor and United States Senator Zell Miller.

GDVS, DOD Partner to Appreciate Vietnam War Veterans

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service can assist veterans and immediate family members in filing for several types of certificates of honor on the behalf of their departed loved ones.

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.

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.

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.

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.