On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, a tradition started in 2005 continues when Governor and Mrs. Deal host the 2015 State Memorial Day Observance.
With the stroke of a pen Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal made it easier for veterans to seek care in Georgia’s war veterans nursing homes.
In honor of Pete Wheeler, who served as Georgia Commissioner of Veterans Service from 1954-2015, the GDVS has released a special commemorative edition of the Georgia Veterans Bulletin.
Mike Roby, GDVS Assistant Commissioner for Field Operations & Claims, has been named Interim Commissioner of Veterans Service.
Commissioner Pete Wheeler, leader of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service since 1954, died peacefully surrounded by family in the early morning, Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
Georgia’s seven-member State Veterans Service Board recently elected new officers for 2015-16. Their terms began April 1.
In light of recent changes to federal policy regarding veterans benefits, the Georgia Department of Veterans Service (GDVS) would like to remind veterans and their families of the availability of personal assistance in filing for earned benefits.
In conjunction with the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War, the State of Georgia wants to honor every one of its 234,000 Vietnam War veterans.
Georgia is home to more than 234,000 Vietnam War veterans, and the state seeks to honor them with a new program to be unveiled next week.
The LaFayette Veterans Field Service Office is now open full-time to assist local veterans.