Volunteers across Illinois are gearing up to participate in the Serving Those Who Served Program (STWS), with a week’s worth of events from November 5 – 11. Their goal is to make an impact in the lives of veterans and show gratitude for their... Read More.
The IDVA Veteran Service Office in Benton, Illinois will move to 1602 North Main Street in Benton, Illinois. Their current office will be closed Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The new office will have the same phone... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) has asked Nintendo to restrict the internet augmented reality game, Pokemon Go, from any of its IDVA Veteran Homes properties and will ask the public not to play the game on these grounds as well. "We are concerned... Read More.
Former members of the Guard and Reserve who do not have any periods of active duty other than their initial active duty for training and annual training are now eligible to receive "Veteran" on their driver’s licenses. "This bill ensures that every man and... Read More.