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MFRF Tax Credit Donation

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

Latest News

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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Updates

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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Staff Landing Page - Jump

All your favorite ADVS links on the Staff Landing Page

AVMC Camp Navajo - Dedication

AVMC Camp NavajoJoin us onsite Saturday, June 11, 10am, for the Dedication of Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery at Camp Navajo. Distinguished speakers include: 

* Wanda Wright, Col., USAF, Ret., AZDVS Director

* Jerry Nabours, Mayor - City of Flagstaff

Arizona Gold Star Military Medal

Arizona Gold Star Military MedalThe Arizona State Legislature has created the Arizona Gold Star Military Medal to honor Arizona members of the Armed Forces of the United States of America who have been killed in action since Arizona became a State on February 14, 1912. 

AVMC Marana Dedication

AVMC Marana DedicationJoin us onsite Saturday, March 26, 10am, for the Dedication of Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery at Marana.

ADVS Monthly Update - 2016 March

ADVS Monthly Update 2016 MarchWe hope you will enjoy our ADVS Monthly Update for March 2016.

Focus: Women Veterans

Arizona Women VeteransOn the Arizona PBS television show "Arizona Horizon", listen and learn about the issues faced by female veterans and a set of women veterans’ expos being held by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services coming up in March and April.

Program guest Wanda Wright, Director of the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services, will tell us more. (Note: PBS has removed the video.)

ADVS Monthly Update - 2016 February

We hope you will enjoy our ADVS Monthly Update for February 2016. Click HERE or on the thumbnail image at left, to open the full-color PDF document, which may be printed for sharing with others.

ADVS Monthly Update - 2016 January

We hope you will enjoy our ADVS Monthly Update for January 2016.

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), which provides detailed information on the Veteran Benefits Counselors (VBC's), the State Approving Agency (SAA), and the Arizona State Veterans Memorial Cemeteries.

ADVS Monthly Update - 2015 December

We hope you will enjoy our ADVS Monthly Update for December 2015. Click HERE or on the thumbnail image at left, to open the full-color PDF document, which may be printed

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