Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
TitleMichigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Scope and ContentThe Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs administers the state's veterans affairs agency, veterans homes, and National Guard units.
AgencyMichigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
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System of arrangementRecords are organized by division. Individual files can be found at the Record Group level.
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Location of OriginalsArchives of Michigan
Use RestrictionsPlease contact the Archives of Michigan for permission to publish.
Access RestrictionsTo preserve the original items, this collection is only available online.
Biography or Historical NoteCreated by the Executive Organization Act of 1965, Michigan's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DVMA) was known as the Department of Military Affairs until 1997. It was comprised of the Michigan National Guard and the Michigan Volunteer Defense Force. The Department was headed by a Director that was appointed by the Governor. The Director’s role included advising the Governor and the Adjutant General on policies and services related to veterans.