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Arizona Corporate Coalition for Veteran Careers Issues Guide to Help Employers Recruit and Retain Veterans

September 21, 2021 The Arizona Corporate Council on Veteran Careers (ACCVC), a collaborative group of motivated business leaders working to support veterans in the workplace, is proud to announce the arrival of the 2021 Veteran Affiliated Employee Resource Group Guidebook.  The guide, offered at no cost to all Arizona employers, serves as a roadmap for organizations to create a resource …

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Sep. 30 Event Expands Career Opportunities for Women Veterans and Minority Veterans

September 9, 2021 Women veterans and minority veterans in Arizona now have a new, statewide program that offers comprehensive support and resources for career advancement: Be Connected Career Navigation Plus. The program is the result of a collaborative partnership between the Office of Governor Doug Ducey, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Arizona Department …

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Service Members, Veterans, Caregivers and Families Members Invited to Take and Share Arizona Veteran Survey to Influence Programs, Resource Decisions

September 7, 2021 Service members (Active Duty, Guard and Reserve), veterans, their spouses/partners, family members, caregivers and community stakeholders are invited to complete the 2021 Arizona Veteran Survey. Conducted every two years by the Arizona Coalition for Military Families (ACMF), the survey is designed to identify the needs and issues our state’s service members, veterans and families are facing to …

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New Video Series Raises Awareness on Veteran Suicide Prevention in Arizona

No Cost Resources Available Statewide By Calling 866-4AZ-VETS

October 29, 2020 A new video series is available to help raise awareness of the no cost support line available right now at 866-4AZ-VETS to any Arizona service member, veteran or family. The videos were created to encourage anyone struggling during this difficult time to reach out and call someone they feel they already know through watching the videos.   …

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Arizona-Based Non-Profit Assists Underserved Rural Areas through National Grant

Bob Woodruff Foundation Provides COVID-19 Relief Funding to Help Arizona Veterans, Families

February 4, 2021 The Arizona Coalition for Military Families, a non-profit providing resources, support and advocacy for Arizona’s service members, veterans and their families, is proud to announce that it has received multiple grants from the Bob Woodruff Foundation, including an NFL-Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) partnership grant as part of the “Healthy Lifestyles and Creating Community” program, to support the …

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Arizona MOAA Council and Chapters Commit to Partnership Supporting Arizona Veterans

Arizona MOAA Council and All Chapters Earn ‘Be Connected Partner’ Designation

March 1, 2021 The Arizona Coalition for Military Families, a nationally recognized Arizona-based nonprofit providing resources, support, and advocacy for Arizona’s service members, veterans, and their families, is proud to announce a partnership with the Arizona Council of Chapters and its nine chapters of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). The partnership establishes an avenue for both organizations to …

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New West Valley Hub for Veteran Resources and Support Services Launches in Surprise

Public-Private Partnership, Donor Network Help Grow West Valley Military and Veteran Success Center

April 21, 2021 Veterans, service members (active duty, Guard and reserve) and their families now have a new place to access resources, support and assistance in the West Valley. In partnership with the Arizona Coalition for Military Families (ACMF), Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services, Northern Arizona University (NAU), Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation, and Rio Salado Community College, the City of …

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Faithful Arizonans Invited to Veteran Supportive Initiative

July 9 Event Launches Be Connected Faith Network

May 26, 2021 People of all faiths from communities across Arizona are invited to become a part of the Be Connected Faith Network. The initiative kicks off on June 9 with a virtual online summit from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The cultivation of a statewide, veteran supportive faith network is a collaborative effort supported by the Arizona Coalition for Military …

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Arizona Represented in U.S. House of Representatives Hearing on Veteran Employment During COVID-19 Era

May 26 Hearing Features Arizona Coalition for Military Families Director Thomas Winkel

May 28, 2021 The support given to service members, veterans and their families by the Arizona Coalition for Military Families (ACMF) and its partners in the public and private sector was featured at a May 26 hearing by the U.S. House of Representatives Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. Chairman Mike Levin opened the hearing with an overview of the …

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Gilbert Veteran Receives New Air Conditioning Unit As Summer Heat Approaches

Arizona Coalition for Military Families Teams with Operation Homefront, AAA Cooling Specialists

June 4, 2021 Just in time for the soaring summer temperatures, Gilbert veteran Derek Tope and his family received a brand new air conditioning unit valued at more than $3,700. The unit was donated through a partnership between the Arizona Coalition for Military Families, Operation Homefront and AAA Cooling Specialists. Installation of the system took place on June 4 at …

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