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Be Connected Honored in the Inaugural Anthem Awards

Upstream Suicide Prevention Program Among Prestigious List of Honorees

The Be Connected program has been honored with an award as part of the inaugural Anthem Awards for its upstream suicide prevention public awareness campaign …

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Registration Now Open for 12th Annual Statewide Symposium in Support of Service Members, Veterans, & Their Families

Virtual Event Offers 24 Presentations, 6 Learning Tracks, Solution Sessions & Networking

For the second year in a row, stakeholders from around Arizona and beyond will gather in a virtual conference center for the 12th Annual Statewide …

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587 Attend 11th Annual Symposium Supporting Service Members, Veterans, Military Families

Virtual Conference Center Draws Diverse, Statewide Coalition of Supporters

Phoenix, Ariz. (May 01, 2021) – In April, 587 people gathered in a virtual conference center for the 11th Annual Symposium in Support of Service …

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Connect Every Veteran

We’re on a mission to connect every Arizona service member, veteran, and their families to support and resources. Connect Every Veteran is a statewide public …

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ASU research team uses data analysis to advise on best practices for veteran suicide prevention programs

By: Emma Greguska November 9, 2021 –In the United States, veterans in general have a much higher suicide rate than civilians. In Arizona, the picture is …

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Secure Your Weapon

Secure Your Weapon is a collaborative public education effort for weapon safety to inspire the military and veteran community to demonstrate safe handling, transport and …

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Arizona veterans cope with mental health as problems in Afghanistan continue

BUSINESS NEWS | 6 Oct | PATRICK SCHNEIDER –Local organizations are making efforts to help Arizona veterans improve their mental health in the wake of the problems …

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PRIMER Veteran Workforce Initiatives

Written by The Bee News July 21, 2021 –Throughout his administration, Governor Doug Ducey has worked to expand opportunities in Arizona for those who answered …

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Gilbert Army veteran keeps cool with free air conditioning unit

BY KEVIN STONE KTAR.com Jun 8, 2021, 4:25 AM PHOENIX – Two nonprofit groups and a Valley HVAC company came through in a cool way last …

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Gilbert military family receives new air conditioning unit from Valley company

Author: Trisha Hendricks Published: 10:13 PM MST June 5, 2021 Updated: 10:13 PM MST June 5, 2021 –The donation was a bright spot for the family, …

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Vet touts Arizona efforts to help veterans get jobs, despite COVID-19

By Alyssa Marksz/Cronkite News May 26, 2021 –WASHINGTON – An employment program for veterans that began in the days after 9/11 paid off last year …

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New military and veteran success center opens in Surprise

BY TOM KUEBEL KTAR.com PHOENIX — A new resource center for veterans is open in Surprise, providing services that include a full-time AmeriCorp member and part-time …

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New hub for veteran resources opens in Surprise

By Desiree Fluellen Posted April 22 –The West Valley Military and Veteran Success Center is opening in Surprise to provide support for current and former military personnel …

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Surprise unveils West Valley veterans resource hub

Wednesday, 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 …

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PRIMER: Supporting Arizona’s Active Duty Service Members & Veterans

February 24, 2021 –Arizona’s veterans and service members have stepped up to support our communities and those in need during the pandemic. From supporting food …

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Arizona nonprofit receives grants to help veterans with COVID hardships

By KTAR.com February 7, 2021 AT 5:45 AM PHOENIX — The Arizona Coalition for Military Families announced Thursday it has received multiple grants from the …

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Bob Woodruff Foundation and ACMF Partnership Brings Flow of Support to Community in Need

By: Danny Reed Writer for the Bob Wodruff Foundation Published: January 11, 2021 –Through this partnership and the support of the Bob Woodruff Foundation, we …

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