American Legion Post 149
meets every 2nd Saturday
of the month at 1000 hours
(breakfast at 900 hours)
at Pickens Senior Center
400 Stegall Drive
DAV Chapter 47
meets every 3rd Thursday
1900 hours at Pickens
North Georgia Mountain Marine Corps League, Detachment 1280
meets every 4th Saturday
of the month at 0830 hours
at Woodbridge Inn
47 Mountainside Village Parkway, Ste 107
North Georgia Veterans
meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at noon in the Dogwood Room at the Lake Sconti Clubhouse in Big Canoe. Associated with Vets Helping Vets, an organiztion that builds wheelchair access ramps, makes apartments and houses wheelchair accessible for wounded vets, etc.
The National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics (NCVAS) supports planning, analysis, and decision-making activities through the collection, validation, analysis, and dissemination of key statistics on Veteran population and VA programs.
Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors
CareForTheTroops - Dedicated to the mental health care of our returning troops and their families.
| DAV Ch. 47 Flag Dedication (5/20/2013) |
| VA Mandates Overtime to Increase Production of Compensation Claims Decisions (5/18/2013) |
Latest Initiative aimed at reducing the backlog
| VA Focuses National Attention on Suicide Prevention Month 2013 (5/5/2013) |
Collaborates with Communities to Help Veterans Access Mental Health Support
| Fourth Annual Birdhouse and Yard Art Contest Announced (3/6/2013) |
Entry Deadline March 23rd; Auction to be held April 20th
| Donate to Toys For Tots to Benefit Pickens County Children (12/12/2012) |
Donations accepted until Christmas Eve; List of Drop Box locations provided
| Veterans Day Discounts (11/7/2012) |
Free Meals and Discounts For Veterans From Various Businesses on November 11th and 12th
| Veterans Plan to Attend the Annual Veterans Day Luncheon at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital (10/31/2012) |
November 12 from 11 a.m to 1 p.m.
| Servicemembers and Veterans May Be Eligible for Additional Money through Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay (10/4/2012) |
If you're eligible, you must submit a claim by October 21, 2012.
| Am. Legion Post 149 Ride (9/22/2012)
| Chattahoochee Technical College To Take Part in Certification Pilot Program to Offer Free Logistics Technician Assessments to Service Men and Women (7/5/2012) |
| VA to Increase Mental Health Care Access through 200,000 Telemental Health Consultations in 2012 (6/20/2012) |
| New Education Benefit for Unemployed Veterans Has Strong Response (5/31/2012) |
VA Outreach for Veterans Retraining Assistance Program Garners Over 12,000 Applicants since May 15
| Pickens County American Legion Post 149 Flag Disposal Box (1/30/2012) |
Located at the Community Thrift Store
| USO Thanks from Everywhere (12/3/2011) |
Show our troops how much you care. Send a message of support or read other Thank You messages throughout the USA.
| VAntage Point, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (12/3/2011) |
VA talks about things you might not have been aware of, and they break down and explain processes which might have bewildered you.