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Indiana Department of Veterans' Affairs


Welcome to the Indiana Department of Veterans' Affairs
Since its establishment in 1945, the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) has remained focused on aiding and assisting "Hoosier" veterans, and qualified family members or survivors, who are eligible for benefits or advantages provided by Indiana and the U.S. government.


Click HERE for the latest IDVA Good News Update from Director Jim Brown!

Latest Headlines & Events

IDVA COMMISSION MEETINGS are posted on our Calendar page

Women Veterans' War-time Memoirs: A Writing Workshop
For more information, dates, and Point of contact Click HERE

Indiana's 2nd Annual Salute to Veterans Golf Open June 12, 2015
Sponsored in Partnership with the Pat McAfee Foundation was a huge success!.  Despite the scattered storms that went through the area during play everyone on the 34 teams had a great time and many are already looking forward to next year's event. See you all next year!  Next years date to be announced soon.


Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs

All Events will be held from 10:00AM to 2:00 PM
 the event in Gary on June 25th will be from noon-4PM

Indianapolis     May 7, 2015
Gary               June 25, 2015 (Noon- 4PM)
Terre Haute     July 16, 2015
Lafayette        July 23, 2015
Fort Wayne     August 4, 2015
Richmond       August 5, 2015
New Albany    September 9, 2015
Columbus       September 10, 2015
Indianapolis    October 7, 2015
Evansville       October 14, 2015
Vincennes      October 15, 2015


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FREE EVENT includes:

*Employers ready to hire          *Colleges          *Care

*Your Local CVSO          *Benefits          * Woman Veteran Coordinator

* State Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs          *and more

For Further Information

Contact Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs

(317) 232-3910 or (844) 480-0009


The Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to announce the hiring of our State Womens Veterans Coordinator.  Laura McKee is a lifelong resident of of Indiana and currently serves as an Air Force Reservist with the 434th Air Refueling Wing at Grissom Air Reserve Base, Indiana. Laura is a Senoir Master Sergeant and has been deployed numerous times in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.

Women Veteran Coordinator email address:
Office Phone: 317-232-3910


In an effort to continue to serving Hoosier veterans in the most effective manner possible, the IDVA recently underwent a third-party review of current operations. The findings and recommendations of the third-party are their own.  While the IDVA is not obligated by any items within the report, the agency will give consideration to these recommendations in mapping future operations. Findings and recommendations of the third-party may be found here


Casualties of the Global War on Terror:

The official web site for the Global War on Terror casualties from Indiana can be located at:

The State of Indiana is a member of the Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission (MIC3). For more information go to