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.

Coaching Into Connection

Be Connected Coaching into Connection program is here to help you enhance your social connections.

Free

Community Helper Training

We invite you to join us for the Be Connected Community Corps training series. This self-paced virtual training is offered at no cost to any Arizonan interested in becoming a source of support for service members, veterans, and their families. You can enroll and start this training series at any time! Learn more about the Be Connected Community Corps Community Helper training series at www.ConnectVeterans.org/BCCCHelper and sign up at https://bit.ly/BCCCHelper

Free

K-9 Veterans Day

K-9 Veterans Day is observed annually on March 13 to honor the service and sacrifices of military working dogs and their handlers.

Tucson Veteran StandDown and Career Fair

Veteran StandDown events are a fantastic way for veterans to access a variety of resources all in one place. Veterans are encouraged to attend and connect with other veterans, community leaders, and helpful resources.

Free

American Legion Birthday

The American Legion is a nonpartisan organization of U.S. wartime veterans that was founded in 1919. Its mission is to support and advocate for veterans, promote patriotism and national security, and support youth and community programs.

Parker StandDown

VFW Post 7061 516 South Hopi Ave, Parker, AZ

Veteran StandDown events are a fantastic way for veterans to access a variety of resources all in one place. Veterans are encouraged to attend and connect with other veterans, community leaders, and helpful resources.

Free

Supreme Sacrifice Day

Supreme Sacrifice Day is observed on March 18 each year to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. This day recognizes the bravery and selflessness of military personnel, police officers, firefighters, and other first responders who have given their lives while performing their duties.

National Women’s Military History Week

This observance recognizes the contributions of women in military service throughout American history. The week-long celebration honors the women who have served in the U.S. armed forces, both in times of war and peace

Rosie the Riveter Day

Rosie the Riveter Day is celebrated on March 21 each year in honor of the iconic cultural icon that represented the hardworking women who supported the American war effort during World War II. Rosie the Riveter symbolized the millions of women who entered the workforce to replace male workers who were fighting in the war.

Maricopa County StandDown

Arizona State Fairgrounds 1826 W McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ

Veteran StandDown events are a fantastic way for veterans to access a variety of resources all in one place. Veterans are encouraged to attend and connect with other veterans, community leaders, and helpful resources.

Free

National Medal of Honor Day

National Medal of Honor Day is a day to recognize and honor the brave individuals who have received this prestigious award.

Military/Veteran Resource Navigation Training

This virtual training is open to everyone and is offered at no cost. Registration is required. Learn how to connect military/veteran community members to the right resources.

Free

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Be Connected and ConnectVeterans.org are provided in partnership by:
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Special thanks to the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family for their partnership and support.

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