COVID-19: Arizona State Veteran Home Update

The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services is continuing to take every possible measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Arizona State Veteran Homes and keep the loved ones of our residents and the public informed as the situation evolves.  


(2024-2-20) Here is the latest data on

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Staff Spotlight: Meet ADD of Administration Jack Beasley!

This week’s Staff Spotlight features our Assistant Deputy Director of Administration, Jack Beasley!

 Name: Jack Beasley

Role at ADVS: Assistant Deputy Director of Administration

When did you start at ADVS: November 28, 2022

Did you serve in the military: Yes, for 29 years in a variety of

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Stories of Our Heroes: Sharing the Lives and Legacies of our Arizona Veterans

The Arizona Department of Veterans' Services (ADVS) has launched "Stories of Our Heroes," a new series focused on sharing the lives and legacies of our Arizona Veterans who have been interred in one of our three Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemeteries (AVMC). 

The series will help keep the stories

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Deadline Approaching: VHA Reimbursement of Emergency Medical Expenses at Non-VA Facilities

PHOENIX - During the past 14 years, did the VA deny you reimbursement for emergency medical expenses you incurred at non-VA facilities? If so, ADVS may be able to advise you on how you can take advantage of the favorable changes in the VA reimbursement system that have taken place.

To be eligible

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Staff Spotlight: Meet Tribal Outreach Liaison Kinsel-Begay!

This week’s Staff Spotlight features our Tribal Outreach Liaison Geraldine “Geri” Kinsel-Begay!

Name: Geraldine “Geri” Kinsel-Begay

Role at ADVS: Tribal Outreach Liaison with the Public & Intergovernmental Affairs Department

When did you start at ADVS: March 13, 2023

Did you serve in

Photo of Chief Major Sergeant Jeff "MadDog" Madorski's casket

Arizona National Guardsman Jeffrey “MadDog” Madorski interred at Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Camp Navajo

BELLEMONT, Ariz.- More than 300 people gathered at the Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Camp Navajo (AVMC-Camp Navajo) last month to say their final goodbyes to a friend, mentor and dedicated military man.

Arizona Air National Guard Chief Master Sergeant Jeffery Charles Madorski, lovingly