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Armed Services & Veteran Affairs

Joni Marie Hollowell, Committee Chair

(404) 259-2957

About Us

The Committee on Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs shall:
(1) seek to establish a working relationship with those agencies in government, national, state and local, having the responsibility in the affairs of members of the various Armed Services and Veterans and to see that the programs to which they are responsible are administered fairly and justly to members of the minority community; (
2) study conditions pertaining to veterans and members of the Military Service and their dependents and/or survivors in the community;
(3) serve as a center of information on matters affecting the members of the Active Military, Reserves, State National Guard and Veterans;
(4) maintain a repository of materials, information and forms to be used in assisting veterans and/or dependents of veterans and military personnel with their problems;
(5) receive and act on all complaints relative to acts of discrimination on account of race, color, creed, or denial of benefits to which they are entitled because of discrimination;
(6) prepare a quarterly report on committee activities to be submitted to the Executive Committee of the Unit and the National Director of Armed Services and Veterans Affairs.
Our Purpose
  • Study conditions pertaining to veterans in the community;
  • Serve as a center of information on material issued affecting African American veterans;
  • Serve as a source of information to veterans and their families seeking information on government agencies serving veterans and;
  • Receive and act on all veterans’ complaints relative to discrimination on account of race, color or creed, or denial of benefits in local areas because of discrimination.
Our Initiatives
Veterans Transition Assistance Advisor Program​
  • The Veterans TAA Program will help you with:

  • Military records

  • Referral resources

  • Retention and retirement benefits

  • State and federal veterans benefits

  • Transition services and deployment cycle support

  • VA healthcare and compensation

  • Wounded warrior support

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