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.  


(2023-05-17) Here is the latest data on

Memorial Day 2022 ceremony at Southern Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Sierra Vista

2023 Memorial Day Observance Ceremonies at Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services Cemeteries

PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services invites the public to attend Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, May 29th at each of the State’s cemeteries to honor the lives of all Americans who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. Ahead of Memorial Day, staff and

2023 Maricopa County Veteran StandDown

Maricopa County Veteran StandDown Happening April 28th

PHOENIX - Veterans in Maricopa County experiencing homelessness or at risk of falling into homelessness are encouraged to attend the 2023 Maricopa County StandDown on Friday, April 28th at the Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix.

Over 100 service providers, including the Arizona Department of

Jack Holder photo

Memorial Service For Pearl Harbor Survivor Jack Holder

PHOENIX – On behalf of Darlene Tyron, executor of the Joseph “Jack” Norman Holder estate, the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) announces a public memorial service for celebrated Pearl Harbor Survivor and WWII Veteran, Jack Holder.

The ceremony will take place on Friday, April 14th

K-9 Veterans Day

National K9 Veterans Day - Celebrating Four-Legged Warriors

PHOENIX – Monday, March 13th is National K9 Veterans Day, honoring the service and sacrifice of military dogs who have served alongside U.S. service members.

The history of military and working dogs goes back to 1942, after the U.S. Army began training its new War Dog Program which became known

Grant Winners

Veterans' Donation Fund Large Grant Winners

PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) is thrilled to announce the 2023 Veterans’ Donation Fund (VDF) Large Grant winners!

The Arizona Legislature created the VDF in 1999 to fund programs that benefit Arizona Veterans and their families. Arizona law specifies that VDF