For 24/7 counsel, call the National Veteran Crisis Hotline at 988, Press 1. You may also call the Florida Veterans Support Line at 1-844-MyFLVet (1-844-693-5838) or dial 211.


FDVA Statement on 2019 State of the State Address

March 5, 2019

TALLAHASSEE – FDVA Executive Director Danny Burgess provided the following statement in support of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ State of the State Address today.

“Florida is a national champion in supporting our more than 1.5 million veterans. We offer unique benefits such as in-state tuition rates for veterans and their families using the Post-9/11 GI Bill, several layers of property tax exemptions, expanded veterans’ preference, licensure and fee waivers for many activities and occupations, as well an many other comprehensive services,” said Danny Burgess, executive director of the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs. “I’m proud to support the bold vision of our Governor and Navy veteran, Ron DeSantis, with our bold agenda for the 2019 Legislative Session, and look forward to working with him as we continue to build on our noble mission of honoring those who served us.”