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Ribbon Cutting Held for Honor Neighborhood at Eastern Nebraska Veterans’ Home

Jun. 6, 2024

BELLEVUE, NEB. — This afternoon Governor Jim Pillen, Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs (NDVA) Director John Hilgert, and other officials and partners hosted a... Read More

Nebraska’s World War II Recognition medal design was revealed by Gov. Pillen (right) during the Victory in Europe Day proclamation ceremony, where he was joined by Nebraska Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Craig Strong and NDVA Director John Hilgert (left to right).

Gov. Pillen, NDVA Announce World War II Veteran Recognition Program

May. 9, 2024

LINCOLN, NEB. — Applications are now open for Nebraska’s World War II Veteran Recognition Program, an initiative from Governor Jim Pillen and the Nebraska Department of Veterans... Read More

NDVA Accepting Applications for DPAA Grant Assistance Program

NDVA Accepting Applications for DPAA Grant Assistance Program

May. 1, 2024

NEBRASKA (MAY 1, 2024) — The Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs (NDVA) is now accepting applications for the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) Grant Assistance... Read More

NASDVA President Dennis Wimer, NDVA Director John Hilgert, and VA Secretary Denis McDonough at the Abraham Lincoln Pillars of Excellece Award ceremony.

Veterans Dental Clinic Provides Over $400k in Care, Receives VA Award

Feb. 21, 2024

WASHINGTON (FEB 21, 2024) — On Wednesday, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough presented the Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs (NDVA) with... Read More

NDVA Receives VA Grant for Nebraska Veterans Cemetery at Grand Island, Groundbreaking Nov. 10

Oct. 11, 2023

(October 10, 2023) — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration (NCA) has awarded the Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs (NDVA) nearly $8.4... Read More