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Ley Brandon se reducirá el estigma para militares que buscan ayuda de salud mental

La Ley Brandon amplía los servicios de salud mental a los miembros de las fuerzas armadas, ya que las tasas de suicidio han ido en aumento entre los miembros de las fuerzas armadas y los veteranos por igual.... Read more»

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Arizona vet, ex-inmate shares reentry story during White House program

The founder of Operation Restoring Veteran Hope and others shared their stories as the Biden administration unveiled a number of job-training, housing, education and health care initiatives aimed at helping former inmates reenter society.... Read more»

'Only the beginning': Brandon Act meant to reduce barriers, stigma for military members seeking mental health help

The Brandon Act - now part of the new National Defense Authorization Act - expands mental health services to members of the military as suicide rates have been increasing among members of the military and veterans alike.... Read more»

Veteran benefits tangle leaves Supreme Court justices on a tightrope

A 45-year-old fight for disability benefits landed on the Supreme Court steps Tuesday as a veteran asked the justices to enforce a safety-valve provision to save what he says was a wrongly denied claim. ... Read more»

'Never too late to pay tribute': Arizona ceremony honors Vietnam War veterans

Vietnam veterans were honored Tuesday - National Vietnam War Veterans Day - by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona with a private wreath-laying ceremony.... Read more»

StandDown provides Arizona veterans with haircuts, legal, medical and housing services

Hundreds of veterans lined up Thursday at the Arizona State Fairgrounds to get help at the 20th annual Maricopa County StandDown, hosted by the Arizona Veterans StandDown Alliance. ... Read more»

VA eyes major changes in health care system as veterans flock to the South, Southwest

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday began the years-long process of restructuring its nationwide health care network, an endeavor that will require the president and Congress to sign off before it could begin.... Read more»

Crédito tributario por hijos militares: lo que debe saber sobre su reembolso de impuestos

La temporada de impuestos se verá un poco diferente este año, desde los plazos normales hasta la escasez de personal del IRS que podría retrasar los reembolsos, pero hay ayuda disponible en Arizona para los que tienen fobia a los impuestos, y es gratis para aquellos que califican.... Read more»

Child tax credit to military pensions: What to know about filing for your tax refund this year

Tax season will look a little different this year, from normal deadlines to IRS staffing shortages that could delay refunds - but help is available in Arizona for the tax-phobic, and it’s free for those who qualify. ... Read more»

Super Bowl LVII host committee launches countdown to 2023 game in Glendale

When the Super Bowl - one of the world’s most popular sporting events - returns to Arizona on Feb. 12, 2023, the country and the state's economy will enjoy the fruits of an effort that has been in the works since the spring of 2018.... Read more»

Ducey: Texto completo del 8o y último discurso sobre el 'Estado del Estado'

El gobernador de Arizona, Doug Ducey, se centró en sus logros e ideas para el futuro el lunes cuando pronunció su discurso sobre el estado del estado por octava y última vez, algo que ningún gobernador de Arizona ha hecho en más de tres décadas.... Read more»

Ducey: Full text of 8th and final 'State of the State' speech

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey focused on his accomplishments and ideas for the future Monday as he delivered his State of the State address for the eighth and final time – something no governor of Arizona has done in more than three decades.... Read more»

Operation Restoring Veteran Hope seeks to help Arizona veterans grow and heal

Operation Restoring Veteran Hope - an Arizona nonprofit that reaches veterans on a number of levels, from healing retreats to services outreach to helping them bond over motorcycles - is all about hope: the hope that recovery is possible and veterans can again be themselves.... Read more»

Vets & Gold Star familes get free access to nat'l parks with new law named after late Grijalva staffer

The Alexander Lofgren Veterans in the Parks Act was named after Alexander Lofgren, an Afghanistan veteran who was working for U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva when he died in a hiking accident, and became law on Monday after President Joe Biden signed it into law with the National Defense Authorization Act. ... Read more»

After 71 years, soldier killed in Korean War buried with Tucson family on Veterans Day

The ashes of Korean War casualty Army Pfc. Glenn Collins, killed in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, were returned to his family in Tucson in a Veterans Day ceremonial burial, 71 years after he was reported missing in the Korean War.... Read more»

The veterans will tell their stories—shaping the narrative of the forever wars

The veterans will tell their stories: the individual, poignant bits that help people to understand and to care. They already tell the tales, stories with beginnings, middles, and endings, stories that will need to be sorted into something we can bear, that will help us heal. Stories told to friends’ parents, and to their own. To lovers, bosses, and acquaintances.... Read more»

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