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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. Read More >>

Click the link below to catch up on the latest Hoosier Veteran - IDVA eNewsletter

Latest Headlines & Events

Grants for Veteran Services Public Hearing Information

Upcoming Commission Meetings

Date: August 23, 2019 
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Indianapolis Government Center, Conf Rm D


For audio of the meeting please go to:



+1-415-655-0001 US Toll


Meeting number (access code): 734 006 180

Date: October 11, 2019 
Time: 1 to 3 p.m.
Location: Terre Haute

Date: January 10, 2020
Time: 1 to 3 p.m.
Location: Indianapolis

Date: April 3, 2020 
Time: 1 to 3 p.m.
Location: Evansville

Public webcast info:

  • https://Indiana.AdobeConnect.com/vets
  • Participants will sign in as a guest using their name.
  • Audio will be voice over internet, so participants will need to use speakers or headphones to hear the presentation.
  • Prior to the webinar, participants can go to https://indiana.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm to test their connection. This will prompt the user with any needed updates or add-ins.
  • Do not log into the webinar using Citrix or Virtual Private Network (VPN). These services will not be able to playback audio. 

The following Veteran Service Organizations are approved by IDVA to handle unclaimed remains of veterans:

Disabled American Veterans Department of Indiana  
American Legion Department of Indiana

Click here to download State Form 56669 Application for a Veteran Service Organization to Handle Unclaimed Cremated Remains of Veterans.

Casualties of the Global War on Terror:

The official website for the Global War on Terror casualties from Indiana can be located at: http://oefoifhonorroll.homestead.com/

The State of Indiana is a member of the Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission (MIC3). For more information go to http://www.mic3.net/ 


Veteran News & Updates:


Center for homeless veterans set to open in southern Indiana

Traveling Vietnam veterans memorial seeks volunteers

New plan underway for southern Indiana veteran rehab facility

Indiana Family Welcomes Three Disabled Veterans Into Their Home

Hundreds of vets are suing over these defective combat earplugs

Army veteran adopts bomb-sniffing military dog he worked with in Afghanistan 6 years ago

Wish For Our Heroes hosts Charlie Farley gig to benefit Hoosier veterans

Stories from 6 veterans attending IU

Operation Combat Bikesaver provides 'hot rod therapy' to veterans

Veteran's Court opens in northeast Indiana

Female veterans are 'Not Invisible' at IUPUI

Hoosier hero receives highest distinction from France for role in World War II (Harry Wolfe)

Local veteran awarded France's Legion of Honor medal (Daniel Levernier)

380 Walter Reed patients are looking for kidney donors

Desert Storm Memorial

Purple Heart vets will get disability claims moved quicker

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