Welcome to the Events Calendar!

We invite you to explore more ways to get involved and connect Arizona’s service members, veterans and their families. Listed here are upcoming training and events conducted by the Arizona Coalition for Military Families and our partners.

If you have any questions about our training and events, please email events@arizonacoalition.org.

National Day of the Deployed

The National Day of the Deployed is observed on October 26 to honor and show appreciation for the service and sacrifices of deployed military personnel. The day's observance works to raise awareness of the important role that deployed service members play in defending the country and protecting America’s interests abroad, as well as the sacrifices they and their families make.

Military Caregiver Month

The significance of Military Caregivers Month lies in its recognition of the sacrifices and resilience of military caregivers, as well as the need to provide them with resources and support to help them cope with the challenges of caregiving.

Military Family Month

The significance of Military Family Month lies in its recognition of the sacrifices and contributions of military families, as well as the need to provide them with support and resources to help them thrive.

Warrior Care Month

Warrior Care Month is an annual observance in November that honors and recognizes the sacrifices of the wounded, ill, and injured service members and their families.

U.S. Marine Corps Birthday

This annual observance commemorates the establishment of the United States Marine Corps on November 10, 1775. This day recognizes the bravery and sacrifice of the Marines and their steadfast commitment to defending the nation's interests, both at home and abroad.

Veterans Day

Veterans Day has significant cultural and historical significance in the U.S., serving as a reminder of the sacrifices made by the military and the importance of recognizing their service and contributions to the nation.

National Pearl Harbor Day of Remembrance

National Pearl Harbor Day of Remembrance is observed on December 7 to honor and remember the lives lost in the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, by the Japanese on December 7, 1941.

U.S. National Guard Birthday

This day recognizes the important role played by the National Guard in protecting American communities and responding to domestic emergencies. The National Guard serves as the country's first line of defense in times of domestic emergencies and operates under the authority of both state and federal governments.

U.S. Space Force Birthday

The U.S. Space Force was established on December 20, 2019, as the sixth branch of the U.S. military. The Space Force's primary mission is to protect US interests in space and to ensure freedom of operations in the space domain.

Four Chaplains Day

Four Chaplains Day is a holiday that honors the memory of four chaplains who sacrificed their own lives to save others during World War II. The four chaplains, who represented different religious denominations, have become a symbol of interfaith unity and courage in the face of adversity.

USO Birthday

The USO, or United Service Organizations, is a nonprofit organization that provides programs, services, and live entertainment to members of the U.S. military and their families. The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home, and country, throughout their service to the nation.

Salute To Veteran Patients

Salute to Veteran Patients Day is an opportunity for people to show gratitude for the service, and express support and care for the well-being of military-affiliated patients. The day is also a reminder of the ongoing need to provide quality care and support to veterans, particularly those who have been injured or have health conditions resulting from their service.

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