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2015 VA0 Office of Veterans' Affairs

Thursday, August 7, 2014

The mission of the District of Columbia Office of Veterans’ Affairs (OVA) is to assist, recognize, and effectively advocate on behalf of District of Columbia veterans and their families.

Summary of Services
The District of Columbia Office of Veterans’ Affairs assists District veterans, their dependents, and survivors in applying for and using federal Department of Veterans Affairs benefit entitlements.  OVA also assists with service record acquisition and corrections, as well as discharge upgrades. OVA also supports veterans recently released from active duty service with transitional assistance from military life to civilian life. Finally, OVA connects District veterans with supportive wrap-around services and District and federal services that address homelessness, employment, education, returning citizens re-entry issues, housing, and other services that will improve their quality of life.