Welcome veterans!


We are extremely proud of the Georgians who have honorably served our country over the centuries. It is now our honor to serve you.

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service is an agency of state government created for the purpose of advising, counseling, and assisting Georgia’s veterans and their families in receiving their rightful benefits under the vast and complex framework of veterans’ laws.

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News Releases

Veterans Day Events

November 8, 2016

Every year, organizers across Georgia -- municipalities, veterans service organizations, private businesses, and others -- host Veterans Day events honoring our state's heroes.

Severe Weather Advisory for Oct. 6

October 6, 2016

GDVS offices in coastal Georgia are now closed as Hurricane Matthew approaches. 

Governor Deal has expanded the state of emergency to include 17 additional counties and is enouraging voluntary evacuation in coastal areas.

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