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Governor Noem Proclaims Vietnam Veterans Day
At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Governor Kristi Noem has proclaimed Friday, March 29, 2019, as “Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day,” calling on all South Dakotans to recognize the courage, service and sacrifice of the men and women who served during the Vietnam War.


SDDVA Secretary Whitlock’s March Column – A Home for our Heroes
South Dakota’s legacy of providing her senior veterans a place of comfort and peace in return for their service dates back to 1889, when the South Dakota Soldiers Home was created in Hot Springs. In 2016, we opened the doors to a new state-of-the-art veterans home.


New Training Opportunity for Veterans!
Launching in April of 2019, the Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses program (VET TEC), piloted by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, will help veterans in advancing their IT careers.


The VA’s Appeals Modernization Act will go live February 19, 2019. What does that mean for our veterans and their appeals?
The VA’s Appeals Modernization Act will go live February 19, 2019. What does that mean for our veterans and their appeals?