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Checking In About Recent Events

Please check in on your military-connected employees and community members during this time of uncertainty related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The military-connected community …

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Work With Us!

Looking for a Rewarding Career? Come Work With Us February 27, 2022 The Arizona Coalition for Military Families is hiring. We have open positions across the …

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ACMF Annual Statewide Symposium
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Symposium: Registration is Open

Date: April 20 & 21, 2022 Time: Programming from 8 AM – Noon, Virtual Networking from Noon – 12:30 PM (Arizona/Pacific Time) Place: ACMF Virtual …

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CDC Warrior Built

Connecting on a National Stage CDC Foundation Warrior Built The Arizona Coalition for Military Families was invited to participate in a national initiative hosted by …

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Testimony Before the U.S. Senate, Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

Statement of the Arizona Coalition for Military Families Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs U.S. Senate | Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Hearing on …

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Door-to-Door Transportation, Assistance for Veterans

More than a quarter of Arizona veterans and their families live in rural communities. Be Connected is partnering around the state to strengthen access to …

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Be Connected Provides COVID-19 Relief

COVID-19 swept through our country with a vengeance, taking the lives and stealing the livelihoods of many Arizonans. To help ease some of the burden …

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Career Navigation Plus

October 2021 Creating opportunities and providing specialized support to women veterans and minority veterans is the goal of our new program called Be Connected Career …

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Support Before, During and After Deployment

October 2021 October 26 is National Day of the Deployed – our opportunity to honor the men and women deployed in service to our great …

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Arizona Veteran Success Stories

October 2021 The Be Connected Support Line, 866-4AZ-VETS (866-429-8387) is available for any Arizona service member, Guard and Reserve members, veterans, their families and caregivers. This is …

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Underserved Areas in Northern Arizona Receive Support Through Bob Woodruff Foundation

Many of us take for granted that when we go to the faucet in the kitchen, there will be clean, cool, safe drinking water. For …

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West Valley Military & Veteran Success Center

If you live in the West Valley, you know that getting to downtown – these days – can take an hour or more. The growth …

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Success Stories

Arizona Veteran Success Stories

September 2021

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Help Guide Our Future Efforts

Each year in September, the nation comes together to observe Suicide Prevention Month. For those of us who are working toward these goals daily, this …

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Arizona Veteran Success Stories

August 2021 The Be Connected Support Line, 866-4AZ-VETS (866-429-8387) is available for any Arizona service member, Guard and Reserve members, veterans, their families and caregivers. …

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Our New Website: ConnectVeterans.org

Every two years, the Arizona Coalition for Military Families issues the Arizona Veteran Survey. The last survey, released in 2019, asks veterans, their families and …

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COVID-19 Vaccines are Free, Safe and Effective

According to Johns Hopkins University, we’ve lost more than 609,000 Americans to COVID-19 since the start of this pandemic.

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Projects & Initiatives

A Conversation with Dr. Jon Perez

A founding member of the Secure Your Weapon development team discusses how he coined the phrase and shares how the initiative was born. Literally hundreds …

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Suicide Prevention Starts with Securing Your Weapon

One way that you can play a role in working to reduce suicide in Arizona is by learning contemporary facts from trusted sources and taking …

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Arizona Veteran Success Stories

These are real stories that showcase the support that Arizona veterans received by reaching out. How can we help you? Call the Be Connected Support Line, 866-4AZ-VETS (866-429-8387).

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Arizona’s Ecosystem of Support for Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

At its basic level, the Be Connected Ecosystem of Support offers a holistic approach to ensure that service members, veterans and their families receive the care and support they deserve.

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ACMF Director Thomas Winkel Testifies Before the U.S. House of Representatives

It was my distinct honor to be invited to testify in a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity on May 26, 2021. The hearing was focused on the impact of COVID-19 on veteran employment.

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