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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.  


(2024-3-15) Here is the latest data on

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Stories of Our Heroes: A USAAF K9 Handler With A Love For Fishing And Family

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

Newly renovated room at ASVH-Phoenix

ASVH-Phoenix Offers Residents Newly Renovated Rooms

PHOENIX, Ariz.- The Arizona State Veterans Home- Phoenix (ASVH-Phoenix)  is now offering residents newly renovated rooms that offer more privacy and a bigger living space, the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) announced.

“We are so excited to offer our Veterans and their families

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Staff Spotlight: Meet VBC Katalina Bonds

This week’s Staff Spotlight features our Veteran Benefits Counselor!

 Name: Katalina Bonds

Role at ADVS: Veteran Benefits Counselor

When did you start at ADVS: January 10, 2023

Did you serve in the military: Yes, I served in the U.S. Army for 2 years as a E-4 Supply Specialist and

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Online Portal Now Available For Arizona Veterans To Set Appointments with ADVS Veteran Benefits Counselors

PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) Veterans’ Services Division (VSD) has launched an online appointment system for the agency’s highly sought-after Veteran Benefits Counselors (VBC). VBC’s advocate for Arizona’s service members, Veterans and their families in pursuit of

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VA Announces Changes To Direct Deposit For Veteran Benefits Compensation

PHOENIX – A major change is coming in April 2024 for Veterans who have their U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) compensation and G.I. Bill benefits deposited into multiple bank accounts.

The VA announced that beginning on April 20th, they will default all payments to the one direct deposit