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Honoring Georgia’s 753 Fallen, Faceless Vietnam Veterans

November 12, 2015

Sen. Judson Hill embarks on a mission to find the faces of 753 faceless Georgia Vietnam veterans for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Memorial Day Service at Liberty Plaza

May 22, 2015

Georgians paid their respects to military veterans in a special service on May 20.

Farewell to a Georgia Hero: Commissioner Pete Wheeler

April 22, 2015

Georgia Department of Veterans Service Commissioner Pete Wheeler passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning.

Georgia’s WWII Veterans Honored as “Witnesses to Liberation”

February 3, 2015

The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust shares the stories of 6 WWII veterans from Georgia in their new exhibit in Sandy Springs.

Veterans Day Message 2014

November 10, 2014

On Veterans Day, we honor every patriotic man and woman who has ever worn the uniform of our country - Americans who stepped out of the crowd and swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

Governor Deal and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development Implement Veterans Licensure Bill

December 10, 2013

In early December, Governor Deal, the Governor's Office of Workforce Development and the Georgia Secretary of the State's Office announced the implementation of HB 188--a bill that helps recently discharged veterans find employment.

Military Funeral Honors: Honoring Those Who Served

May 23, 2013

Our country boasts a long history of recognizing our deceased military with some form of honors.

Honoring Our Veterans

November 8, 2012

On Veterans Day, we honor every patriotic man and woman who has ever worn the uniform of our country - Americans who stepped out of the crowd and swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

Georgia State War Veterans Homes to Charge Daily Fees

September 27, 2012

Starting in January 2013, Georgia State War Veterans Homes will charge veterans a reasonable, daily fee of $22.42 to cover medical and nursing care expenses. The local veterans’ service offices in Augusta and Milledgeville will help veterans apply for federal benefits to defray these costs.