13 Years of Sharing Arizona’s Innovation
This August marks 13 years since the founding of the Arizona Coalition for Military Families! Continuing in our tradition of showcasing Arizona’s innovation, an Arizona team traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in an Innovations Conference for the Governor’s and Mayor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families.
Community Partnership in Action: Support Service Dogs
September is National Service Dog Month, so we thought it was a perfect time to share this amazing story of how the Be Connected program was able to make a community connection that benefitted veterans and their service dogs.
Success Stories August 2022
Read the real stories of how the Be Connected Support Line team has helped Arizona veterans thrive.
Partner Spotlight: Operation Enduring Gratitude
Operation Enduring Gratitude (OEG) is a Be Connected Partner that helps veterans with mobility challenges who have difficulty entering and exiting their homes.
The Arizona Coalition for Military Families at 10 Years
On August 19, 2009, the Arizona Coalition for Military Families (ACMF) was launched to build support for all who serve. Ten years later, in 2019, ACMF celebrated the milestone of being recognized as the longest-serving statewide veteran collective impact initiative in the country.
Veteran Receives New A/C Unit
Rosemarie and Richard St. Michael have been living with a run down air conditioning unit for more than a decade. “We have been here for twelve years and almost every month the AC is to have repairs and always breaks down. It was always hot in the house – over 105 degrees. Even after the repair, it was 83 degrees,” …
July 2022 Arizona Veteran Success Stories
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 a statewide support line offered at no cost that is answered by an Arizona-based team that specializes in providing resources and support for veterans, people in the military and anyone who supports them. These are real stories …
Learn More About Be Connected Career Navigation
Be Connected Career Navigation is a no-cost career coaching and employment matching service exclusively available to all transitioning military members (Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve) as well as veterans, their spouses, and family members.
Practice Self-Care to Be a Better Caregiver
To be the best caregiver you can be, you have a responsibility to also take care of yourself. Practice self-care.
West Valley Veteran Success Center adds Veteran Benefits Counselor
Learn More A Veteran Benefits Counselor (VBC) will be available two days a week at the West Valley Veteran Success Center, 12425 W. Bell Road, Suite 124 in Surprise, to assist veterans and their families with filing applications for benefits and claims with Veterans Affairs. The VBC is an employee of the State of Arizona provided by the Arizona Department of …