“Caring for America’s Heroes”

Our Vision

Caring for America's Heroes

Our Mission

We are dedicated to serving Idaho’s veterans and their families by providing superior advocacy, excellent assistance with benefits and education, high quality long-term care, and respectful interment services in a dignified final resting place.

Our Values

Compassion for All

Unending Accountability

Absolute Integrity

Outstanding Communication

Dignity for Everyone

Unconditional Honesty

Our goals

Provide high quality advocacy and benefit assistance for all Idaho veterans and their families.

Provide superior long-term care and enhanced quality of life for all Idaho State Veterans Home residents.

Honor Idaho veterans and their families with respectful interment services in a dignified final resting place.

Ensure high quality, well managed education and training programs for Idaho veterans.

Attract and retain excellent, compassionate staff and volunteers.

Operate with efficiency, innovation and adaptability.

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


Employment Benefits

Professional License

Veterans Information

Veteran Orientation

The Value of Veterans to Employers

Veteran Reintegration


Idaho Job Services

Interview Tip Sheet

Veterans Guide to Getting Hired

Resume and Cover Letter Guide

Resume Tip Sheet

Veterans to Nursing Program

States that offer shill waivers

Application for Military Skills Test Waiver

"Military Commercial Driver's License Act of 2012"

USA Jobs

Veterans Employment Toolkit

The Value of Veterans to Employers

Veteran Orientation


Educational Benefits

Veterans Education Smart Sheet

Alternative Teacher Certification

GI Bill

Veterans Students Bill of Rights

Application For Approval - On- the- Job Training

Application For Approval - Apprenticeship Programs

Flight School Guide

Employer On-the-Job Training Revised Wage Schedule

Non-Accredited Instituion Renewal

High School and G.E.D. Programs Guide

Non-Accredited Instituion Initial Application

reimbursement for licensing and certification fees

Application for Approval of Entrepreneurship Course(s)

Application for Approval to Train VA Eligible Persons (Accredited Institutions)

Application for Appro to Train VA Eligible Persons (Accredited Institutions) CERTIFICATE PROGS ONLY


Available Services


Veterans Specialty License Plates

Veterans Designation on Driver's Licenses

Tax Benefits

Financial Assistance

Recreational Fees

Effective Veteran Outreach and Engagement

Disabled Veterans Special Big Game Hunt

Active Military Fishing & Hunting License

Idaho Veterans Benefits Booklet

Military License Plates Application

Idaho Residency Fishing & Hunting License

Disabled Veteran State Park Pass

Idaho Veterans Events

Justice for Vets

Stateside Legal Help

Veterans Justice Outreach

Resident Disabled American Veterans Hunting License


Boise Veterans Home

Lewiston Veteran's Home

Pocatello Veterans Home


Idaho State Veterans Cemetery


Idaho Division of Veterans Services

351 Collins Road
Boise, Idaho 83702

208-780-1301 Fax

The American Legion Department of Idaho

901 W. Warren Street
Boise, ID 83706-3825

208-342-1964 Fax

The American Legion Department of Idaho 
Department Service Officer

Miltond D Smith
444 W Fort St RM 140
Boise, ID 83702

208-577-2333 Fax

Send an e-mail to Milton