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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.

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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,” …

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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Semiconductor Technician Training

Learn More Just announced: The Arizona Coalition for Military Families, Be Connected, the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services and Maricopa County Community Colleges are offering a new, quick start 10-day training program to prepare participants for a career opportunity in the semiconductor industry. The program is open to transitioning service members, veterans and their family members. Learn the skills you …

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Join the Be Connected Community Corps!

Be Connected Community Corps, or BCCC (“B Triple C”) is an initiative that connects volunteer helpers in the community to new and ongoing service opportunities with Be Connected and our partners. As a member of the Be Connected Community Corps, you will join other volunteer helpers who want to make a meaningful difference in the lives of service members, veterans, …

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Turn Your Passion Into a Paycheck

We have two new open full-time positions available in Arizona. These positions are hybrid roles with a combination of working from home and in-person meetings. We’re seeking a Community Coordinator and a Project Manager. Each role offers an opportunity to work in a supportive team environment to facilitate programs and resources available to service members, veterans & their families. Learn …

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Replay the 2022 Statewide Symposium

In case you missed the event or were interested in viewing all of the presentations, we have that covered. Each of the sessions was recorded and is now posted in the Virtual Conference Center at

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