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The Georgia Department of Veterans Service’s Valdosta office recently moved and will be ready to assist veterans in the Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Lanier, and Lowndes county area in their new office location on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.
The Georgia Department of Veterans Service (GDVS) will resume in-person visits at Veterans Field Service Offices on Monday, June 15, 2020, by appointment only. GDVS offices in VA facilities remain closed to in-person visits.
Memorial Day will look different this year for many Americans.
While we cannot be together this year to celebrate the sacrifice of 244 years of American servicemembers, we cannot forget to remember and honor their memories.
Georgia’s Veterans Memorial Cemeteries in Milledgeville and Glennville will not hold their annual public Memorial Day Remembrance ceremonies this year.
COVID-19 screening was completed for all residents and employees in the Wood Building of the Georgia War Veterans Home in Milledgeville earlier this week.
All GDVS offices, including our field offices, nursing homes, and cemeteries, will suspend in person meetings, effective immediately. Offices remain open for business, but veterans must call or email their local office for assistance.
Following guidance issued by Governor Kemp, the GDVS has suspended visitation at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home in Augusta and the Georgia War Veterans Home in Milledgeville.
As a precautionary measure due to the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), the GDVS will temporarily suspend usage of the Committal Shelter for funeral services at both state veterans cemeteries.
The health and safety of Georgia’s veterans is of the utmost importance to us.
As a precautionary measure due to the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), following guidance from the CDC and the State of Georgia, the GDVS will postpone all upcoming Korean and Vietnam Certificate of Honor ceremonies.
Georgia Department of Veterans Service Commissioner Mike Roby recently appointed Mark Bannister as the department’s new Assistant Commissioner for Administration, Health and Memorials.