Cyclist raises donations for VA by biking across America

A dedicated cyclist is making a monumental journey across America to raise funds for the Veterans Administration (VA). This effort covers the extensive TransAmerica Route, spanning from Yorktown, Virginia, to San Francisco, California. The journey includes a challenging 3,785 miles and 164,365 feet of elevation change across nine states over 62 days​ (Bike the US […]

Arizona celebrates Independence Day with events honoring veterans

Phoenix, AZ – This Independence Day, Arizona will host several events to honor veterans and celebrate the nation’s freedom. From Tucson to Sierra Vista, communities are coming together to recognize the service and sacrifices of veterans with special activities and fireworks displays. Event Highlights: Fabulous Phoenix 4th: Date and Time: July 4, 2024, from 6:00 PM […]

Soldier’s Best Friend graduates 13 veterans from service dog program

Peoria, Ariz. (June 2024) – Soldier’s Best Friend recently celebrated the graduation of 13 veteran dog teams from its Service Dog Training Programme. The ceremonies were held in Sierra Vista for three teams, Tucson for two teams, and Peoria for eight teams. This latest group of graduates brings the total number of graduates to 396 […]

Lectric e-Bike raffle raises $4,290 for veterans

Phoenix, AZ — Yesterday, the Southwest Veterans Foundation & Chamber of Commerce announced the winner of their Lectric e-Bike fundraising raffle during a luncheon at Maggiano’s. The lucky winner is Bruce Kosaveach, Captain US Navy (Retired), pictured with his wife Sherry. The foundation extends its heartfelt gratitude to all participants and supporters. Through their efforts, […]

Rural health care for Native American veterans: Addressing access issues in remote areas

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is committed to improving health care access for Native American veterans living in rural areas. Efforts include enhancing telehealth services, increasing collaborations with local tribal health programs, and expanding outreach to ensure these veterans receive the care they need. These initiatives aim to address the unique challenges faced by […]

Here’s how to retire a US flag: Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Phoenix, AZ — The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) has provided a meaningful way for the public to retire worn and tattered US flags with dignity and respect. The Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery (AVMC) locations across the state serve as official flag retirement sites. When a flag is no longer fit for display, it […]

Kingman Food Bank requests bottled water donations via Amazon

Kingman, AZ. — The Kingman Food Bank is urgently seeking donations of bottled water to support its clients and volunteers during the summer months. As temperatures rise, the need for adequate hydration becomes critical for both those receiving assistance and those working tirelessly in the warehouse. The Food Bank is appealing to the community for […]

Glendale Chamber of Commerce seeks nominations for Military Appreciation Ceremony

Glendale, AZ. — The Glendale Chamber of Commerce’s Military & Veterans Affairs Committee (MVAC) is proud to announce its annual Military Appreciation Ceremony, honoring outstanding U.S. Active Duty, Guardsmen, Reservists, and their Dependents who exemplify exceptional service to both country and community. The Chamber is currently seeking nominations for individuals from the U.S. Air Force, […]

Women’s Army Corps Veterans’ Association Ch 68: donations to Phoenix VA

Phoenix, AZ—In June 2024, Chapter 68, Saguaro (Phoenix) of the Women’s Army Corps Veterans’ Association – Army Women United (WACVA-AWU) proudly donated over $2700 worth of requested goods to the Phoenix VA Health Care System. These donations included household items, hygiene products, gift cards, and bus passes for veterans who have recently transitioned from homelessness […]