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SAVMC Historical Soldiers Markers

SAVMC Honors 15th Anniversary of Opening of Historical Soldiers Section

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz.- Inside the Southern Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery (SAVMC) lies a very special ‘cemetery inside a cemetery’ that houses dozens of service members dating back to the American Civil War, which serves as a historical memorial tribute since its inception 15 years ago.


Harold Seifreid, KIA in WWII

MIA Airman Laid To Rest 80 Years After He Was Killed During Enemy Conflict In WWII

MARANA, Ariz.- The Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Marana (AVMC-Marana) had the honor of laying to rest a U.S. Airman who was Missing In Action and killed during World War II.

Technical Sergeant Harold Seifreid was laid to rest at AVMC-Marana on April 19, surrounded by his family and a

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Staff Spotlight: Meet Outreach Coordinator Dana West

Get to know the men and women at the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services who serve those who sacrificed for our freedoms.

The ADVS Staff Spotlight will be published every second and fourth Friday of the month on the ADVS social media pages and website with tidbits and fun facts about our

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National Military Appreciation Month: Honoring the Legacies of Veterans Interred in the Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemeteries

PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) is asking for the public’s support during National Military Appreciation Month (May) and Memorial Day to help the agency recognize and honor Arizona Veterans who have been laid to rest at the three Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemeteries

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Celebrating Military Appreciation Month with our ADVS VBCs

PHOENIX - May is a month to celebrate all of our military men and women who served on and off the battlefield and sacrificed for our freedoms and protection.

Did you know the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) Veteran Benefit Counselors (VBC) division is mostly made up of former and

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Staff Spotlight: Meet RN Supervisor Jennifer Kessler

This week’s Staff Spotlight features our Yuma Nursing Supervisor Jennifer Kessler!

 Name: Jennifer Kessler

Role at ADVS: RN, BSN and RN Supervisor at ASVH-Yuma

When did you start at ADVS: December 4,, 2023

Did you serve in the military: No

Did anyone in your family serve: No