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Military Family Relief Fund - 2019
MFRF 2019 Tax Credit is now OPEN for donations. How do I donate to the Arizona Military Family Relief Fund (MFRF)? Donations for the Post-9/11 MFRF...

Suicide Prevention

CONTACT HOTLINE 1-800-273-8255

TEXT "HELP" to 838255 on your cell

VISIT www.veteranscrisisline.net

Are you a veteran suffering from PTSD, sexual assault, or depression?

Visit Our Crisis Support Page

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2019 National Vietnam War Veterans Day Ceremony

Click to openMarch 2019: Join us in thanking and honoring our nation’s Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice on Friday, March 29. This ceremony is part of a program sanctioned by the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

 

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Arizona joins Governor's Challenge to Prevent Suicide

March 4, 2019: Arizona is one of seven states participating in the inaugural Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide among Service Members, Veterans and their Families. The challenge is hosted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

 

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New Veteran ID Card

Veteran ID Card imageNov 2017: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the application process for the national Veterans Identification Card (VIC) is now available for veterans. 

Veterans who served in the armed forces, including the reserve components, and who have a discharge of honorable or general (under honorable conditions), will be able to apply for the ID card.

Click on the image at left to read details and get your own VIC!

Here's a direct link to the VIC application page.

Did You Know - ASVH Tucson Five Star

Click to open2019-02-21: According to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Nursing Home Provider Rating Report for February, Arizona State Veteran Home – Tucson is a five-star facility!

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Missing in America Project - Spring 2019

Click to open2019-02-22 (nb): The MIAP has interred more than 3700 veterans nationwide. Their mission is to locate, identify and inter the unclaimed remains of American veterans. Learn more at www.miap.us.

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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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ADVS Veteran Toolkit Program

July 2017: The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services is proud to launch the Veteran Tool Kit Program. It was created to help unemployed veterans get the supplies they need to start working. Surveyed veterans repeatedly said they were ready to work, but needed a few things to get them there, ranging from boots and tools to bicycles.

Click HERE to read about the program.

Arizona Veteran Employment - Roadmap - Home

Click image to view Roadmap as PDF documentArizona is home to more than 625,000 service members and veterans from all branches and eras of service. These individuals and their families have proven to be a valuable asset to our state and our workforce. 

Military Family Relief Fund - 2019

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MFRF 2019 Tax Credit is now OPEN for donations.

How do I donate to the Arizona Military Family Relief Fund (MFRF)?

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New AZ Veteran Homes

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) State Home Construction Grant Program has approved construction costs for 80-bed skilled-nursing veteran homes in both Flagstaff and Yuma.

Veteran Homelessness

ADVS takes seriously its challenge of assisting Homeless Veterans in finding safe shelter. Please review our Sustaining Action Plan...

NASF - Native American Settlement Fund

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On November 22, 2000, the United States Justice Department issued a memo declaring that the taxation and withholding of state income taxes from active duty military pay of Native Americans domiciled on their reservation was impermissible. 

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