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The mission of the Department of Veterans' Services (DVS) is to be the leading advocate for more than half-million veterans of the Commonwealth and their families and survivors. DVS establishes policy, proposes legislation, ensures adequate funding for veterans programs and represents the interests of veterans in matters coming before the General Court. In addition, DVS represents all state agencies and individual veterans before the federal Department of Veterans Affairs in securing federal compensation and other benefits that might be available.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 115 S. 1TO15
Veterans' Benefits


108 CMR
Veterans' Benefits