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ADVS Services Changes


Coronavirus & COVID-19 required us to make important changes to assure the health & safety of our employees and those we serve. Rest assured we are doing all we can, whenever we can, to serve your needs. Click image at right for details.

MFRF Tax Credit Donation

Military Family Relief Fund - 2021
2021 Tax Credit Donations are:OPEN for MAIL-IN donationsOPEN for ONLINE donationsHow do I donate to the Arizona Military Family Relief Fund (MFRF)?...

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COVID-19: Arizona State Veteran Home Update


End of the 2021 55th Legislature, First Regular Session Arizona Legislative Session brings changes, expansion of benefits for Veterans

WWII hero identified, laid to rest 80 years after Pearl Harbor attack

(SIERRA VISTA, Ariz.) Clear skies, a light breeze and the warmth of the sun set the scene in Sierra Vista, on Friday May 28, 2021 at the Southern Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery as U.S. Navy Signalman Third Class Austin...

WWII hero identified 80 years after Pearl Harbor attack to be buried in Sierra Vista

(SIERRA VISTA, Ariz.) - 80 years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Signalman Third Class Austin Henry Hesler will finally enter his final resting place. Hesler was 21 years old when he was killed during the Japanese’s attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. On Friday, May 28, 2021 at 11 a.m., he will be buried at the Southern Arizona Veterans’...

COVID-19, Types of Visitation: Arizona State Veteran Homes

New Bill Expands Financial Assistance for Military, Veteran Families

On March 18, 2021, Governor Doug Ducey signed SB 1443, expanding the Arizona Military Family Relief Fund. MFRF was established in 2007 to support families of Post 9/11 service members. The fund provides financial assistance to the families of service members, Military and Veteran Families for hardships caused by the Veteran or service member’s military service. In April 2018, an amendment expanded...

Video Introduction to Veterans Services Division

Click to view the VSD video on YouTubeWe hope you will enjoy this new video from the Veterans’ Services Division (VSD). It provides detailed information on the Veteran Benefits Counselors (VBC's), the State Approving Agency (SAA), and the Arizona State Veterans Memorial Cemeteries. This video is the second in a series outlining our state agency. Stay tuned for more such videos in the future, and send us your comments by visiting our Contact Form.


Help a Homeless Veteran

If you are a homeless veteran, at-risk of homelessness or a provider trying to assist a homeless veteran, please call the National Homeless Veterans Resource line at: 877-4AID-VET (877-424-3838).

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Wreaths Across America

The wreath laying is now held annually on the second Saturday of December. December 13, 2008 was unanimously voted by the US Congress as “Wreaths Across America Day”. Wreaths Across America would not be successful without the help of the...

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