Department of Veterans Services

About the Department

The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) is the state agency which assists veterans and unmarried widows of veterans with filing for or updating their VA or state veterans benefits.

Veterans have earned these benefits through their service to our country. DVS has fourteen field offices throughout the state to provide this critical assistance for New Mexico’s 154,000 veterans and their families. For more information: www.nmdvs.org or toll-free 1-(866) 433-8387,

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Brig. Gen. Judy Griego

Brig. Gen. Judy Griego

Brig. Gen. Judy Griego is the first woman to ever be promoted to such rank in the New Mexico National Guard. She retired from a 36-year career in National Guard as the chief of staff of the New Mexico Air National Guard and also served as chief of the joint staff at New Mexico Joint Force Headquarters.

Contact Information

Toll-free number:
1-(866) 433-8387

Public Information Officer:
ray.seva@state.nm.us
(505) 8276352

Latest News

A Message to Veterans enrolled in the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program

Greetings, Veterans enrolled in the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program, Based on the current COVID-19 national impact, VR&E communications have shifted to digital service delivery. In order to maintain the flow of communication, we are...

Attention Veteran-Owned Business Owners – Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Loan Advance

Below is the latest information from the New Mexico Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) and the SBA/New Mexico District Office…regarding Economic Injury Disaster Loans/Loan Advances for small-business owners. Veteran-owned business owners can also contact VBOC...