SAVE THE DATE!!!! MARCH 23, 2024 CEREMONY AND CONCERT – FREE TO MILITARY AND VETERAN WOMEN – PHOENIX AZ

Veterans First Ltd. is proud to announce a ceremony and concert to honor Military and Veteran Women on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at the Madison Center for the Arts, 5601 N. 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ. Following the ceremony, Universal artist Jeff Senour and the Called to Serve band will perform the "Freedom Rock Experience". (https://www.ctsmusic.com/) The event will be held from 3 pm to 6 pm. The event is FREE for Women Veterans. (Women must register online at eventbrite.com prior to the event for a complimentary ticket). More information forthcoming. We would like ...

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Southern Arizona VA Health Care System 95th Anniversary Celebration!  Friday, October 27th, 2023; 5 pm to 7 pm!  

 Please mark your Calendars for Friday, October 27th, 2023; 5 pm to 7 pm!          That's the Day and Time of the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System 95th Anniversary Celebration!          Imagine, 95 years of caring for veterans; be a part of this historic event with the staff and Director Jennifer Gutowski;          RSVPs are requested by Monday, October 2nd to:  PAO.SAVAHCS@va.gov;         Wide distribution/dissemination ...

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Military & Veteran Women Roundtable – 15 Sept in Glendale

Please share with any women veterans you know! I have been working on supporting curriculum development with the City of Tempe & other partners for a workforce program for Military Connected Women.   The previous discussion was tailored to military spouses & now we will be hosting a roundtable discussion specific to women who have served -- since our experiences greatly differ from spouses. Please RSVP using the eventbrite link & I look forward to having a fantastic conversation with you & Dr. Jay next Friday evening at the Glendale Heroes Park ...

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Openings Still Available — Building Spiritual Strength for Veterans, Service Members and VA Healthcare Workers — Oct/Nov via Zoom

BUILDING SPIRITUAL STRENGTH FOR VETERANS AND VA HEALTHCARE WORKERS FALL 2023   "I cannot be more appreciative. The BSS program helped me achieve goals that I was  not able to accomplish myself for 6 or 7 years. I simply could not get results  on my own. THANK  YOU!"  --  AZ Veteran   There are still some openings this Fall in our upcoming offering of "Building Spiritual Strength for Veterans, Service Members and VA Healthcare Workers."   There will be two (2) sessions offered that meet once a ...

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VA OIG Fraud Alerts

The VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigates a wide range of potential crimes—from financial crimes to threats against VA personnel and property to actions associated with patient harm. See below for the VA OIG's latest alerts for fraud and other crimes.  Sign up today to get VA OIG fraud alerts, oversight reports, and investigative updates directly to your inbox. Recent Alert: VA Education Benefits Fraud This alert covers VA-approved schools that may be billing veterans (whose enrollment is funded by VA) a higher tuition rate than ...

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Flagstaff Skilled Nursing Facility for Vets is Open for Business

The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) is happy to announce that we are accepting admission applications to the Arizona State Veteran Home-Flagstaff (ASVH-Flagstaff)! The new ASVH-Flagstaff sits on 10 acres of land donated by the City of Flagstaff. Nestled in the ponderosa pines, the 74,000 square foot skilled-nursing facility will have 80 beds serving the long-term care and rehabilitative needs of Veterans and their families. The home provides furnished and private resident rooms equipped and designed for all mobility levels in a homelike atmosphere. ...

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Support Youth For Troops – Phoenix Legacy Foundation Golf Tournament

Youth for Troops is excited to be part of the Phoenix Legacy Foundation golf tournament at Papago Golf Club! This will be a fun event that supports Arizona Magic Youth Outreach Inc. and Youth for Troops! We need golfers! Please share this information with Phoenix area golfers! Sponsors and golfers can register TODAY at https://phxlegacy.org/. We will see you on September 28th! (more…)

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Free Dental Care for Veterans!

The Daisy Mountain Veterans is pleased to announce free dental care for our vets!  Dr. Cameron Kastl of North Valley Family Dentistry in Anthem will be offering his services as a “thank you” to all veterans.     The first evolution of this program will be limited to the first 20 veterans who sign up and your first visit will be an initial assessment by Dr. Kastl to determine a treatment plan.   Please use the link below to sign up.  Once you do Dr. Kastls' office will contact you for scheduling. https://daisymtnvets.org/vfw_projects/da...

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Memorial Day 2023 Message from the VA National Cemetery Administration,

Honoring our fallen heroes is an obligation we must always fulfill, especially on Memorial Day weekend. This is a very important time for us at the National Cemetery Administration, and we could not do what we do without your support.   I invite you to attend one of the Memorial Day ceremonies we are holding at more than 130 of our national cemeteries throughout this weekend. These solemn events include wreath-laying, speeches of remembrance, the playing of Taps, and tributes to the fallen.    Please take a moment to watch my Memorial Day video ...

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Southern VA Health Care System May 2023 Report – Tucson

Hot Topics include: Pact Act Beneficiary Travel Over 30 Day Filing Claim Rule will expire on June 9, 2023. VA waives copayments for eligible Native American/Alaskan Native Veterans. SAVAHCS Inspections & Surveys by Date. March Community Engagements and Partnerships Construction Updates and more (more…)

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