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Veterans

Supporting Arizona’s Active Duty Service Members & Veterans

Arizona’s veterans and service members have stepped up to support our communities and those in need during the pandemic. From supporting food banks to providing supplies to the Navajo Nation, ramping up vaccine administration in the Gila River Indian Community and much more, Arizona’s heroes are always there to help. More than 500,000 service members, veterans and their families call

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MLK Day Toiletry Drive for Local Homeless Shelters & Veterans

Arizona Serve, an AmeriCorps program of Prescott College, seeks community support for their Toiletry Drive beginning on Monday, January 18th through Friday, January 19th which benefits local unsheltered veterans and homeless shelters in the area. “The Toiletry Drive is an extension of our Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service,” said Mona Stephens, the

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Study: Post-9/11 vets more likely to be employed, and in steadier jobs

Post-9/11 veterans are not only more likely to be employed than the general population, they are also more likely to be in jobs that are immune to recession, according to a recent report by the Census Bureau. The Census study, released in November, said the unemployment rate for the nation’s 3 million post-9/11 veterans was

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Nonprofit Soldier’s Best Friend pairs rescues with veterans to become service dogs

Staff Sgt. Terry Stallings served in the Army for 23 years. He was stationed across the globe, including posts in Iraq, Balad, Kuwait, Desert Storm, Mexico, Central America, Alaska, Portugal and Germany. After six combat deployments overseas, he returned home and was diagnosed with post- traumatic stress disorder. Veterans often rely on medications, therapy, sports

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Prescott’s Patriotic & Holiday Spirit

As the difficult year of 2020 comes to an end, we look forward to welcoming the joy of the holiday season. Despite the challenges of the COVID pandemic and its economic impact, our community has been strong—knowing we would weather the tough times. As we watch the leaves change, there is the feeling of better

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CASA’s Veteran’s Info-Expo ~ Nov. 9, 2020

The Central Arizona Senior Center (CASA) invites Veterans, Active Duty Military and their spouses to a special Military Appreciation event, on Monday, Nov. 9th, from 10 am  to 2 pm.  This Veteran’s Info-Expo will present local and national organizations with programs and services for veterans, military and their families. Speakers & Tables will spotlight Education,

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