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Results Washington is Governor Jay Inslee’s initiative to improve state government effectiveness. It’s using data, Lean and collaboration to move the needle on dozens of measures in education, the economy, the environment, health, safety and efficient government.

Veteran Statistics

544,290 Veterans
60,699 Active Duty
17,941 Guard and Reserve
2,000,000 Family Members

(https://www.va.gov/vetdata/veteran_population.asp and https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/appj/dwp/dwp_reports.jsp)



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The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs helps connect veterans and their family members to the benefits and services they earned through their military service. 

Our Central Office is located in Olympia and includes a Veterans Service Center as well as administrative support for all agency programs.

WDVA offers long-term care in our four State Veteran Homes (the Washington Soldiers Home, the Washington Veterans Home, the Spokane Veterans Home, and the Walla Walla Veterans Home) for honorably discharged veterans, and in some cases, their spouses. 

The Veterans Services and Counseling and Wellness Divisions provide claims assistance as well as counseling services for veterans and their family members.  And our State Veterans Cemetery honors veterans in their final resting place.

We invite you to explore our website, email us or call 1-800-562-2308 so that we can connect you and your family members to the benefits you’ve earned.