Arizona State Council VVA Blog

Serving Vietnam Veterans in Arizona

Machine gun stolen: Relic taken from top of VFW post over Memorial Day weekend

MOHAVE VALLEY — The Mohave County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate the theft of a machine gun over Memorial Day weekend from a Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Mohave

Source: Machine gun stolen: Relic taken from top of VFW post over Memorial Day weekend


Tucson VA to hold Veteran Resource Fair, Town Hall event

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) –
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System will be holding a Veteran Resource Fair and Town Hall event on Saturday, June 10.

Veterans and their families are encouraged to attend the event that will take place from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. at the R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium at 3601 S. Sixth Avenue.

Source: Tucson VA to hold Veteran Resource Fair, Town Hall event


VA drops goal of zero homeless veterans

WASHINGTON — The new Veterans Affairs administration is backing off the department’s 7-year-old target of reaching zero homeless veterans across America, but insists they aren’t giving up on the cause. In an interview with Military Times this week, VA Secretary David Shulkin said he no longer sees zero as “the right goal” for his department’s efforts, and instead is focused on cutting the current number of homeless veterans down from about 40,000 to somewhere below 15,000.

Source: VA drops goal of zero homeless veterans


Arizona veterans to be added to “In Memory Program” at Vietnam Veterans Wall

Four Arizona Veterans to be added to “In Memory Program”

Source: Arizona veterans to be added to “In Memory Program” at Vietnam Veterans Wall

Memorial Day tribute: Volunteers plant 10K flags in Arizona

Volunteers are planting 10,000 flags at the University of Phoenix as a Memorial Day tribute to honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.

Source: Memorial Day tribute: Volunteers plant 10K flags in Arizona