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Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative

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Welcome to the United States Department of Justice’s Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative, a guidance resource for current and former members of the military, military family members, legal practitioners who serve the military community, and the general public.


Servicemembers and veterans protect and advance our democracy.

The Department of Justice works to ensure that the rights of the brave men and women of our Nation’s armed forces, and the veterans who have served in the past, are safeguarded from discrimination and unfair treatment.

The mission of the Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative is to strengthen and enhance the Department of Justice’s efforts on behalf of servicemembers, veterans, and their families by coordinating and expanding our enforcement, outreach, and training.  

General Information


Nicole Siegel

Patrick Scotti
Assistant Director


U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
4 Constitution Square
150 M St. NE
Washington, DC 20530

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