ADVA Mission

To promote awareness, assist eligible veterans, their families, and survivors to receive from the U. S. and State Governments any and all benefits to which they may be entitled under existing or future laws to be enacted.

ADVA Vision

To ensure that all veterans and their families understand and receive all the benefits, support, care, and recognition that they have earned and are entitled to, by expertly administering all current programs, anticipating future needs and taking appropriate action to meet these needs.

ADVA Core Values

We hold ourselves personally and professionally accountable to deliver on America's promises to all veterans through courage, conviction, and a belief in our core values:

Professionalism - Provide accurate and timely assistance and information in a manner consistent with the core values of the ADVA.

Integrity - Provide fair, honest and objective advocacy in an ethical manner while displaying the highest standard of conduct both on and off duty.

Compassion - Consistently demonstrate care, concern and understanding in every encounter.

Commitment - Fully dedicated to develop yourself to become the best you can be in carrying our the missione of the ADVA.

Teamwork - Everyone working together in a positive and productive manner to accomplish the mission and goals of the ADVA.

24 Hour Veterans Crisis Line  800-273-8255 Press 1

EMPLOYMENT

Alabama Career Center

Unemployment Compensation

Employment Assistance

Feds Hire Vets

Job Status and Reemployment

Finding a new job

Job accommodations to perform my job

Returning to my pre-service employer

Working for the Federal government

Benefits and other support services

Assistance for family members

Yellow Ribbon Program

Troops to Teachers

Transition Assistance Program

Military Spouse Employment Partnership Program

VA for Vets

Preference in State Classified Employment

Business and Occupational License Exemptions for Disabled Veterans

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program

EDUCATION

Alabama G.I. Dependents' Scholarship

State Supported Schools

Military Scholarships

State Supported Schools

Tuition Waiver for Purple Heart Medal Recipients

Post 9/11 GI Bill

Alabama National Guard Education Assistance Program

Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children

Operation Recognition High School Diploma for WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam Veterans

HEALTHCARE

Health Care for Re-entry Veterans

Homeless Veterans

TRICARE for Life

TRICARE Retired Reserve

Agent Orange

Returning OEF/OIF Vets

Veterans Benefits

Veterans, Dependents & Survivors

Chemical Exposure

Dental Care

Dental Care Benefits (Returning Servicemembers)

Dental - OEF/OIF

Eye Care

Eye Clinic

Eye Glasses

Veteran Transportation Services

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse Programs

PTSD Treatment

Gulf War Veterans

Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses

Homeless

Homeless Veterans Dental

VA Caregiver Support – Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

WOMEN VETERANS

Women Veterans Health Care

Center for Women Veterans

Women Veterans (OEF/OIF)

Sexual Assault

Sexual Harassment

STATE BENEFITS

Alabama Veterans News

Justice for Vets

Find Legal Help

Veteran Designation on Driver’s License

Alabama Military/Veterans License Plates

Commemorative License Plates

Ad Valorem Tax Exemption

Veterans Justice Outreach

Military Combat Pay Income Tax Exemption

Retirement Income Taxes

Retired Military Pay

Military SBP/ RCSBP/ RSFPP

Hunting and Fishing Exemptions

Disabled Fishing License

Home Loans

Survivor & Dependent Assistance

Exemption from License and Registration Tax and Fee

Hunting Licenses for Military Members and their Families

50% Disabled Military Veterans' Appreciation Hunting License

100% Disabled Military Veterans' Appreciation Hunting License

State Tax Advantage (Military Retiree Income Tax Exemption)

Homesteads Tax Exemption for Totally Disabled Veteran or Those over Age 65

ALABAMA VETERANS HOMES

Bill Nichols State Veterans Home

Floyd E. "Tut" Fann State Veterans Home

William F. Green State Veterans Home

Colonel Robert L. Howard State Veterans Home

ALABAMA VETERANS CEMETERY

Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Spanish Fort

CONTACTS

Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs
R.S.A. Plaza Building
770 Washington Avenue
Suite 470 
Montgomery, AL 36102
334-242-5077
http://www.va.state.al.us/

American Legion Department of Alabama

120 North Jackson
Montgomery, Alabama 36101
800-234-5544
334-262-6638
adjutant@legional.org

American Legion Department of Alabama Service Officer

Paul Mark Sullivan
345 Perry Hill Rd
Montgomery, AL 36109
334-213-3320
334-279-8086 Fax
service.officer@legional.org