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

Memorial Day Events

May 23, 2017

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

Thoughts on the Passing of Army LTG Hal Moore

February 13, 2017

This past Friday, February 10, 2017, the United States lost another one of our heroes. U.S. Army Lieutenant General (Retired) Harold G. “Hal” Moore passed-away in his sleep at his home in Auburn, Alabama.

Severe Weather Advisory for January 6

January 6, 2017

GDVS offices in northern Georgia will close at 2 p.m. today ahead of expected severe winter weather. 

Governor Deal has declared a state of emergency for 78 counties through January 8:

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