GDVS Joins VECTR Center in Warner Robins

When the Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center opens Tuesday in Warner Robins it will offer area veterans a variety of services, including access to the Georgia Department of Veterans Service.

Memorial Day Message

Since last Memorial Day, these Georgians gave their lives in service to our nation:

GDVS Hours of Operation Are Changing

Effective March 1, hours of operation at Georgia Department of Veterans Service offices will change.

Georgia Offers Certificates of Honor to ALL Vietnam War Era Veterans, and Here's Why

These comments and observations come from a member of the United States Armed Forces who served in Vietnam from 1969-1970.

History of the Supermarket of Veterans Benefits

The idea for taking veterans benefits information “to the people” originated in late 1965 when it became apparent that many veterans, widows, widowers, and family members in the Columbus area who needed information on VA benefits were unaware of what benefits were available.

Behind the Scenes of the Supermarket of Veterans Benefits

George Canavaggio was named Assistant Commissioner of Field Operations and Appeals effective July 1, 2015.

Meet Commissioner Roby

Mike Roby was named Georgia Commissioner of Veterans Service effective July 1, 2015. GDVS Public Information Director Jon Suggs sat down with Commissioner Roby recently to discuss his first few months on the job and his plans for the future.

“Supermarket of Veterans Benefits Day” Proclaimed in Athens

Mayor Nancy Denson proclaimed Wednesday, Dec. 2, as “Supermarket of Veterans Benefits Day” in Athens-Clarke County. The free event will be held in the Classic Center.

Veterans Day Message

Today we honor and remember every American who ever served in any branch of the United States military.

Athens to Host Supermarket of Veterans Benefits

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, Georgia Commissioner of Veterans Service Mike Roby and members of the State Veterans Service Board will meet with Athens Mayor Nancy Denson for the signing of a proclamation designating Dec. 2, 2015, as “Supermarket of Veterans Benefits Day” in Athens.