Press Releases

Employers Can Benefit by Hiring Veterans

February 19, 2018

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.

National VFW Officers Visit GDVS Field Operations

February 7, 2018

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

February 5, 2018

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.

Returning Veterans Task Force Visits Fort Benning

December 11, 2017

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 fa

Veterans Day Message

November 10, 2017

On Veterans Day, we honor and remember every man and woman who has ever worn the uniform of our country.