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Indiana Department of Veterans' Affairs

Indiana Department of Veterans' Affairs


Welcome to the Indiana Department of Veterans' Affairs
Since its establishment in 1945, the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) has remained focused on aiding and assisting "Hoosier" veterans, and qualified family members or survivors, who are eligible for benefits or advantages provided by Indiana and the U.S. government. Read More >>

Click the link below to catch up on the latest Hoosier Veteran - IDVA eNewsletter

Latest Headlines & Events

HB 1359  Effective July 1, 2016
The hiring age for 20-year veterans of the armed forces as public safety officers in the 1977 Fund has been waived. The maximum age is 40 and 6 months as a police officer or firefighter. After June 30, 2018, age 70 will become the mandatory retirement age.  To view  Enrolled House Bill 1359 on the Indiana General Assembly website. Click HERE to view the language in the Indiana Code, click on Bill Versions then, in the left column, select 4. Enrolled House Bill (H) then scroll to Chapter 4.7.


IDVA COMMISSION MEETINGS are also posted on our Calendar page. Next meeting:July, 8 2016 9:00AM Indiana Government Conference Center Conference room TBA.


Casualties of the Global War on Terror:

The official website for the Global War on Terror casualties from Indiana can be located at:

The State of Indiana is a member of the Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission (MIC3). For more information go to