Press Releases

GDVS Joins VECTR Center in Warner Robins

July 28, 2016

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.

GDVS Offices Closed July 18-22

July 5, 2016

Offices of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service will be closed July 18-22.

The closure affects all GDVS veterans field service offices, whose employees will spend the week participating in annual training.

Winter Storm Advisory for Jan. 22

January 21, 2016

Ahead of a winter storm, Governor Deal is ordering a state of emergency, including some office closures.

GDVS offices in the affected area will comply with Governor Deal's order.

Please be safe as the storm moves in. 

Veterans Day Message

November 10, 2015

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

November 9, 2015

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.

Veterans Day Events in Georgia

October 26, 2015

On Wednesday, Governor Nathan Deal will continue a 61-year tradition by issuing a proclamation formally declaring Veterans Day in Georgia.