Press Releases

GDVS Annual Training a Success

July 27, 2017

Annual training for the Georgia Department of Veterans Service concluded with outstanding test results.

GDVS veterans field service officers spent a week participating in annual training with classes led by senior department personnel.

GDVS Offices Closed July 17-21

July 10, 2017

Offices of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service will be closed July 17-21.

The closure affects all GDVS veterans field service offices, whose employees will spend the week participating in annual training.

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:

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.

Georgia to Honor POW/MIA

September 12, 2016

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service will offer tribute to the state’s former Prisoners of War and those still Missing in Action during an event to be held at 11 a