State / Territory Benefits - Arizona

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Summary: The Arizona Department of Veterans' Services is a state agency with offices located throughout Arizona that provides direct assistance in all matters pertaining to benefits and entitlements of Veterans, their dependents and survivors. The department is responsible for apprising Veterans and their Families residing in Arizona of the federal and state benefits available to them. The department's staff offers professional services. Arizona currently offers special benefits for its military Service members and Veterans including, Tax and License Fee Exceptions, Education and Tuition Assistance, Vehicle License Plates, State Park benefits, as well as Hunting and Fishing License privileges. Eligibility for some benefits may depend on residency, military component and Veteran disability status.


State Benefit Highlights and Eligibility


State Taxes:

State Tax Advantage: Military retirement payments and/or survivor benefits up to $2,500.00 per year are exempt. Compensation received for active service as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States for any month during any part of which members served in a combat zone is exempt.
Eligibility: Retiree for retired pay exemption and any Armed Forces Service member serving in a combat zone for combat pay exemption.

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Property Tax Exemption: There is no state property tax. Property tax is administered by county assessors. The property of Widows, Widowers, and disabled persons who are residents of the state of Arizona may be exempt from taxation to the extent allowed by Article IX § 2, 2.1, 2.2, and 2.3, Constitution of Arizona and subject to the conditions and limitations prescribed by this section.

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Property Tax Exemption Of Veterans: Beginning with the 2003 valuation year, the property of Veterans of the uniformed services of the United States is exempt from taxation to the extent allowed by Article IX, Sections 2 and 2.3, Constitution of Arizona and subject to the conditions and limitations prescribed by this section (a) Pursuant to Article IX, Sections 2 and 2.3, Constitution of Arizona, the exemption from taxation under this section is allowed in the amount of three thousand dollars if the person's total assessment does not exceed ten thousand dollars (b) For the purpose of determining the amount of the allowable exemption pursuant to Subsection b, the person's total assessment does not include the value of any vehicle that is taxed under Title 28, Chapter 16, Article 3, S.B. 1188 (c) The exemption under this section applies independently to the assessed valuation determined for primary property tax purposes and for secondary property tax purposes (d) Any dollar amount of exemption that is unused in a tax year against primary and secondary property taxes may be applied for the tax year against the value of the person's personal property that is subject to taxes under 7 Title 5, Chapter 3, Article 3 And Title 28, Chapter 16, Article 3 (e) An individual is not entitled to property tax exemptions in the aggregate that exceed the maximum allowed to a Veteran and a Widow, Widower or disabled person under section 42-11111, even if the person is eligible for exemption in more than one category.

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Military Disability Retired Pay: Retirees who entered the military before September 24, 1975, and members receiving disability retirements based on combat injuries or who could receive disability payments from the VA are covered by laws giving disability broad exemption from federal income tax. Most military retired pay based on service-related disabilities also is free from federal income tax, but there is no guarantee of total protection.

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VA Disability Dependency and Indemnity Compensation: Not subject to federal or state taxes.

Military SBP/ RCSBP / RSFPP: Up to $2,500 of survivor benefits excluded. Generally subject to state taxes for those states with income tax. Check with state Department of Revenue office.

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Education Benefits:

National Guard Tuition Assistance: The maximum amount available per Arizona National Guard member for State Education Priority Reimbursement for tuition is $250.00 per semester hour, not to exceed an annual cap of $4,500.00 per state fiscal year (1 Jul - 30 Jun).
Eligibility:
National Guard Service member.

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Tuition and Fees Deferred Payment: A Veteran or eligible dependent who has applied for educational benefits under the G.I. Bill state-supported community colleges, colleges and universities may defer payment of tuition, fees, and required books for a period of 120 days with no interest charges. If at the end of such period, the person has not received from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs the initial benefit monies for tuition and fees, an extension may be granted until such time benefits are received.
Eligibility:
An Arizona Veteran or an eligible dependent.

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Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children: It is the purpose of this compact to remove barriers to educational success imposed on Children of military Families because of frequent moves and deployment of their parents by:

  • Facilitating the timely enrollment of Children of military Families and ensuring that they are not placed at a disadvantage due to difficulty in the transfer of educational records from the previous school district or variations in entrance or age requirements.

  • Facilitating the student placement process through which Children of military Families are not disadvantaged by variations in attendance requirements, scheduling, sequencing, grading, course content or assessment.

  • Facilitating the qualification and eligibility for enrollment, educational programs, and participation in extracurricular academic, athletic and social activities.

  • Facilitating the on-time graduation of Children of military Families.

  • Providing for the promulgation and enforcement of administrative rules implementing the provisions of this compact.

  • Providing for the uniform collection and sharing of information between and among member states, schools and military Families under this compact.

  • Promoting coordination between this compact and other compacts affecting military Children.

  • Promoting flexibility and cooperation between the educational system, parents and the student in order to achieve educational success for the student.

Primary Point of Contact:
Karla Phillips, Education Designee
Deputy Associate Superintendent Arizona Department of Education
Address: 1535 West Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Email: Karla.Phillips@azed.gov
Phone: 602-542-1755

John Huppenthal, Arizona MIC3 Commissioner
State Commissioner of Education Arizona Department of Education
Address: 1535 West Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Email: John.Huppenthal@azed.gov
Phone: 602.364.1952

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Employment Benefits

Arizona Veterans Employment Preference: Veterans who pass an examination for employment by the state, county or city will have 5 points added to their certification score. The Veteran must have served for more than six (6) months and be separated under honorable conditions. Veterans entitled to compensation for a service-connected disability will have 10 points added to their certification score. Certain Spouses or surviving Spouses shall be given a 5 point preference if the Veteran died of a service-connected disability: or as a member of the United States Armed Forces serving no less than 90 days on active duty is (a) missing in action, (b) captured, or (c) forcibly detained or interned by a foreign power; or has total and permanent service-connected disability, or who died while such disability was in existence. A.R.S. § 38 - 492.
Eligibility
: Veterans who have been discharged from active military service with or without a disability and have served for more than six (6) months and be separated under honorable conditions.

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Veterans' Priority of Service: Priority of Service is the right of an eligible "Covered Person" to be given priority of service over an eligible non-covered person for the receipt of employment, training and placement services, notwithstanding other provisions of the law. Covered persons take precedence over non-covered persons in obtaining services and shall receive access to services and resources earlier in time than a non-covered person. If services or resources are limited, the covered person receives access instead of or before the non-covered person.
Eligibility:
You are a "Covered Person" and are entitled to Priority of Service if

  • Served in the military and discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable,

  • Active service includes full time National Guard or Reserve component, other than full time duty for training; or

  • You are the Spouse of:

    • Any Veteran that died of a service connected disability; or

    • Any member of the armed forces service on active duty who, at the time of application for the priority, is listed as one or more of the following categories and has been so listed a total of more than 90 days:

      • Missing In Action.

      • Captured in line of duty by a hostile force,

      • Forcibly detained or interned in the line of duty by a foreign government

    • Any Veteran who has a total disability resulting from a service connected disability, as evaluated by the Veterans Administration,

    • Any Veteran who died and a total disability (service connected), as evaluated by the Department of Veteran Affairs, was in existence.

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Unemployment Compensation Benefits:

Unemployment Insurance: Unemployment Insurance (UI) payments (benefits) are intended to provide temporary financial assistance to unemployed workers who meet the requirements of state law.  

How to File an unemployment Insurance Claim. Information required for filing:

  • Your Social Security Number.

  • AZ Driver's License or AZ State Issued ID (Note: you may still complete your application without these two items).

  • Your mailing address, city, state and ZIP code.

  • If you live in Arizona, know the county where you reside.

  • The names, addresses, and phone numbers of all your employers for the last 18 months.

  • The last day you worked immediately prior to filing your UI claim.

  • If you received severance, vacation, holiday or payment for unused sick pay: give the amount (before deductions) and the date it was paid to you.

  • The name and local number of your union hall, if applicable.

  • Alien Registration Number, if applicable.

  • Copy # 4 of your DD Form 214 if released from the military in the last 18 months.

  • SF 8 or SF 50 if employed in Federal Civilian service in the last 18 months.

  • If you are collecting a pension (other than Social Security), you will need the start date of the pension and the monthly benefit amount.

The Arizona Department of Economic Security does not have Unemployment Insurance offices. You must apply online or by calling the AZ Unemployment Insurance Call Center at 1-877-600-2722.

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Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) Benefits:


Special Vehicle License Plates:

Gold Star Family Plate: A Gold Star plate may be obtained at an initial cost of $25 with a $25 annual renewal fee. $17.00 of fee goes towards the construction and maintenance of the Enduring Freedom Memorial.
Eligibility:
Applicant must be a Spouse or (by adoption or blood) a Child, parent, brother or sister of a person who lost his/her life while on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Medal of Honor Plate: A Medal of Honor Plate is issued free of charge and there are no other applicable costs to the Veteran.
Eligibility:
Must be a Medal of Honor recipient and provide an original letter from the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services (ADVS) verifying eligibility.

Former Prisoner of War Plate: A Former P.O.W. Plate is issued to persons qualifying as former prisoners of war. Does not, in itself, grant special parking privileges. A $15.00 additional fee in addition to all applicable licensing fees is charged, and $5.00 for annual renewal. The initial application fee goes to the State Home for Veterans trust Fund.
Eligibility:
Applicant must have been captured and incarcerated by an enemy of the U.S. during a period of conflict with the U.S., have received an honorable discharge and provide a copy of a current membership card from the American Ex-Prisoners of War Association, or an original letter from the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services (ADVS) verifying eligibility. May also be issued to the Spouse, parent, Child, brother, or sister of an eligible person who has been issued this plate.

Purple Heart Plate: A Purple Heart Plate is issued to persons qualifying as Purple Heart recipient for a $25.00 additional fee in addition to all applicable licensing fees, and $5.00 for annual renewal. The initial application fee goes to the State Home for Veterans trust Fund.
Eligibility:
Applicant must be a Veteran and a Purple Heart Medal recipient and provide a copy of a DD214 or 215, WDAGO forms 53-55, NAVPERS 553 or NAVMC 78, which indicates Purple Heart Medal recipient or provide and original letter from the Arizona Dept of Veterans' Services verifying eligibility. May also be issued to the Spouse, parent, Child, brother, or sister of an eligible person who has been issued this plate.

Pearl Harbor Survivor Plates: Any resident of Arizona who was a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, received an honorable discharge, and was stationed at Pearl Harbor, the island of Oahu (or offshore not exceeding 3 miles), on December 7, 1941, during the hours of 7:55 A.M. to 9:45 A.M., is eligible for a Pearl Harbor distinctive number plate. An initial fee of $25.00 is charged in addition to the registration fee with an annual renewal fee of $5.00. The initial application fee goes to the State Home for Veterans trust Fund.
Eligibility:
Veteran must have received an honorable discharge and needs to provide form 02-25, Part II from the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services. May also be issued to the Spouse, parent, Child, brother, or sister of an eligible person who has been issued this plate.

National Guard Plate: Any resident of Arizona who is or has been a member of the Arizona Air National Guard or Army National Guard may apply for a distinctive number plate. An initial and renewal fee of $25.00 is charged in addition to the registration fee. $17.00 of the initial and annual renewal fee goes to the Arizona National Guard morale, welfare and recreation fund.
Eligibility:
National Guard Service member and certificate of eligibility required when submitting DMV application. May also be issued to the Spouse of an eligible person.

Veteran Plate: Any resident of Arizona who was a member of the Armed Forces of the United States and received an honorable discharge may apply for a distinctive number plate. An initial and renewal fee of $25.00 is charged in addition to the registration fee. $17.00 of the initial and annual renewal fee goes to a special fund to benefit Veterans in Arizona.
Eligibility:
Must be a Veteran and provide a copy of a DD214, 215, 2A, 2 (retired), 2 (reserve) or 1173; or provide an original statement of honorable service from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services (ADVS) or any one of the following cards: American Legion, Disabled American Veteran, Military Officers of America, Veterans Administration Medical, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Vietnam Veterans of America, Active duty or Inactive Duty. May also be issued to the Spouse, parent, Child, brother, or sister of an eligible person who has been issued this plate.

Military Support/Freedom Plate: Anyone may purchase the freedom plate for a cost of $25 in addition to all applicable licensing fees. A renewable fee of $25 is incurred. $17.00 goes to a special fund to benefit Veterans in Arizona.

Women Veteran Plate: Anyone may purchase the Women Veteran plate for an initial and renewal fee of $25 in addition to all applicable licensing fees. $17.00 goes to Arizona Veterans Donation Fund.

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Automatic Military Extension/5-Year License: If the expiration date on a driver's license of an active duty military member expires while on active duty, the license will remain valid for up to 6 months from the time the member leaves military service. Military Personnel and dependents stationed in Arizona may also apply for a 5 year license.

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Disabled Veteran License Tax Exemption: A Veteran owning or co-owning a vehicle is exempt from payment of VLT or registration fee, if the Veteran is certified by the Department of Veterans Affairs to be 100% disabled and drawing compensation on that basis. The exemption also applies to the surviving Spouse, until remarriage, and to only one vehicle or any replacement of the vehicle owned by the Veteran or the surviving Spouse.

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Tax and Registration Fees Exemption: The Department of Transportation shall provide a one-year exemption for vehicle license tax (VLT) and registration fees and implement measures to expedite services to military personnel while engaged in active duty. Motor vehicles owned or leased must be currently registered in Arizona in the member's name on the date he/she received orders to report to active military duty. This exemption allows the registration of the motor vehicle to be renewed for one year without payment of the VLT and registration fees.

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VA Financial Aid: A Veteran residing in Arizona is exempt from payment of vehicle license tax or registration fee for a vehicle or a replacement vehicle acquired by financial aid from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The exemption applies to only one vehicle or any replacement of the vehicle owned by the Veteran.

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Veteran Designation: A Veteran Designation on an Arizona driver license, instruction permit or identification card is available to U.S. military Veterans or active duty Service members. The word "VETERAN" will be printed on the front of the license/permit/ID in blue lettering. Those who would like the designation should fill out the Arizona Driver License/Identification Card application (40-5122) or Commercial Driver License application (40-5124) and check the Veteran Designation box.

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Health and Insurance Benefits:

Injury and Death Benefits: State worker's compensation based on military pay but not less than $400.00 per month.
Eligibility:
National Guard State Active Duty

Group Insurance: Up to $25,000.00 offered by the Arizona National Guard Association.
Eligibility:
National Guard Service member.

Worker's Compensation: Full Worker's Compensation.
Eligibility:
National Guard Service member on state active duty.

Medical Benefits: Full Worker's Compensation
Eligibility:
National Guard State Active Duty.

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Parks and Recreation Benefits:

Hunting and Fishing Privileges: Resident hunting and fishing licenses for members of the armed forces on active duty, stationed in state are available upon application. Complimentary licenses may be granted to Veteran's 70 years or older who have been residents of this state for 25 years. Complimentary licenses will be issued to Veterans verified by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to be one hundred percent service-connected disabled and who have been a resident for one year or more.

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Hunting and Fishing License: A member of the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty and stationed in Arizona for a period of thirty days immediately preceding the date of applying for a license, permit, tag or stamp, or who is stationed outside of the state but lists Arizona as their home of record at the time of applying for a license, permit, tag or stamp is considered a Resident for the purpose of applying for a fishing license or stamp. Purchase license here.

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Arizona State Parks (Disabled): Arizona State Parks will issue a Disabled Veterans Annual Pass to a disabled Veteran who has a service connected disability rated as 100% disabling, who is receiving compensation, and who is a current Arizona resident and has been an Arizona resident for one or more years. In order to receive this pass you must

  • Fill out the Application for Disabled Veterans Annual Pass;

  • Make a copy of your letter from the Arizona Veteran's Affairs Office stating your disability rating;

  • Make a copy of your Arizona Drivers License or Identification Card; and

  • Fax the completed application packet to (602) 542-4188, mail or drop off application and letter at our main Phoenix office located at 1300 W. Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85007.

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Arizona State Parks Military Discount: Active military personnel and their Families receive 50% off the regular Day Use fee to Arizona State Parks. The discount does not apply to Kartchner Caverns tour tickets or camping fees at Arizona State Parks.
Eligibility
: This discount is offered to Regular Military, Reserve, National Guard and state militia troops and their Families. Present military ID at park entrance to receive discount.

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Veterans Discount Program: The Arizona State Park (ASP) Veteran Discount Program provides the following:

  • 50% day-use discount to all active duty, guard and reserve military Veterans and up to three accompanying adult family members

  • 50% day-use discount to all Arizona-resident (AZ Driver's License address) retired military Veterans and up to three accompanying adult Family members

  • 50% day-use discount to all Service Disabled (10%-90% or 100% Individual Un-employability), Veterans and up to three accompanying adult Family members. (Provide proof of military service and a verbal or written statement of Service Connected Disability)

  • FREE day-use pass to all 100% Service Disabled Veterans and up to three accompanying adult Family members. (Provide VA-Certified proof of 100% Service Connected Disability)

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Miscellaneous Benefits:  

Arizona Military Family Relief Fund: Provides financial assistance for active duty Service members, post 9/11 Veterans and their Families. Arizona Service members or a member of their Family (Spouse, Widow, Widower, dependent Children, sibling, or parent - including a Family member who stood in loco parentis) can apply for up to $20,000 of financial assistance from the Arizona Military Family Relief Fund, of which $3,000 is available for emergency situations. For Families of currently deployed Service members or Service members injured or killed in action, financial assistance is available to assist with any unforeseen financial hardship they might encounter.
For separated Service members, financial assistance is available to assist with financial hardships caused by deployment to a combat zone. This includes but is not limited to financial hardships caused by service connected disabilities. In order to qualify, the Service member or Veteran must clearly demonstrate the financial need was caused by their deployment and service.
Eligibility:
Service Members and Post-9/11 Veterans* must meet all three eligibility requirements: 1) Deployed to a designated combat zone after September 11, 2001, 2) Claimed Arizona as home of record when entering the Armed Forces, or deployed with the Arizona National Guard, or deployed from an Arizona military installation, and 3) hardship occurred during deployment, or is caused, related or contributed to by deployment.

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Arizona State Veteran Homes: The Arizona State Veteran Homes are located in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. The Phoenix Arizona State Veteran Home (ASVH) is a State owned and operated facility built next to the Veterans Administration Medical Center and Steele Indian School Park. ASVH serves the long term care and rehabilitative needs of the Veterans of Arizona. The 200 beds are divided into one hundred fifty long term care beds, a twenty five bed memory care unit and a twenty five bed Medicare/rehab focused unit. The Tucson State Veteran Home site is located adjacent to the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (VA Hospital) in Tucson. This facility is a 120 bed skilled facility offering many amenities to Arizona's Veterans such as all private rooms, full baths, and selective dining in a homelike environment.
Eligibility
: Honorably separated Veterans to including Spouses, Widows and Gold Star parents are eligible for admission. National Guard and Reservists who have served a minimum of 180 days of continuous active military duty for other than training. The applicant must require skilled nursing care as determined by a physician.

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Troops to Teachers: State Offices provide participants with counseling and assistance regarding certification requirements, routes to state certification and employment leads. Pending availability of funds, financial assistance may be provided to eligible individuals.

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Arizona State Cemeteries: Burial in the Arizona State Veteran Cemeteries: The Southern Arizona Veterans' Cemetery is located in Sierra Vista on approximately 145 acres of land. The Northern Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery is located in Bellemont. Veterans may choose:

  1. A columbaria niche (which includes an inscribed granite niche marker) or

  2. A full casket, in ground burial (which includes an inscribed upright grave marker and a single or double concrete crypt liner).

  3. Memorial bronze markers, for individuals or groups, are furnished for eligible deceased active duty Service members and Veterans whose remains are not recovered or identified, are buried at sea, donated to science or whose cremated remains have been scattered.

Eligibility: Any Veteran who has other than a dishonorable discharge is eligible for burial. Spouses and certain dependents are also eligible for burial. There is no charge for interment for Veterans and a onetime nominal fee of $300 for eligible Spouses and dependents.

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Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Facilities in Arizona:

Veterans Health Administration
VA Health Care System
Phoenix: Phoenix VA Health Care System, 650 E Indian School Rd, 602-277-5551 / 800-554-7174
Prescott: Northern Arizona VA Health Care System, 500 Hwy 89N, 928-445-4860 / 800-949-1005
Tucson: Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, 3601 S 6th Ave, 520-792-1450 / 800-470-8262

Outpatient Clinic
Chinle: Chinle Comprehensive Care Facility (Indian Health Services), Hwy 191 and Hospital Dr, 928-674-7675
Holbrook: Holbrook Primary Care Telehealth Outpatient Clinic, 33 West Vista Dr, 928-524-1050
Page: Page Primary Care Telehealth Outpatient Clinic, 801 N Navajo Dr, Ste-B, 928-645-4966

Community Based Outpatient Clinic:
Anthem: Anthem CBOC, 3618 West Anthem Way, Bldg D, #120, 623-551-6092 / 800-949-1005 x7200
Casa Grande: Casa Grande CBOC, 1876 E Sabin Dr. Bldg A, Suite 15, 520-836-2536 / Fax: 520-876-5794
Cottonwood: Cottonwood CBOC, 501 S. Willard, 928-649-1532
Flagstaff: Flagstaff CBOC, 1300 W. University Ave, Suite 200, 928-226-1056 / 800-949-1005 x5650
Globe: Globe-Miami VA Health Care Clinic, 5860 S. Hospital Dr, Suite 111, 928-425-0027
Green Valley: Green Valley CBOC, 380 W. Hermosa Dr, #140, 520-399-2291 / Fax: 520-399-0180
Kingman: Kingman CBOC, 1726 E. Beverly Ave, 928-692-0080 x6830 / 800-949-1005 x6830
Lake Havasu City: Lake Havasu City CBOC, 2035 Mesquite Ave, Suite D, 928-680-0090 / 800-949-1005 x7300
Mesa: Southeast VA Health Care Clinic, 6950 E. Williams Field Rd, Bldg 23, 602-222-6568 / Fax: 602-222-6496
Payson: Payson VA Health Care Clinic, 903 E State Hwy, 928-468-2100 / Fax: 928-474-7415
Phoenix: Thunderbird VA Health Care Clinic, 9424 N 25th Ave, 602-633-6900
Safford: Safford Clinic, 711 South 14th Ave, 928-428-8010 / Fax: 928-428-4924
Show Low: Show Low VA Health Care Clinic, 5171 Cub Lake Rd, Suite C380, 928-532-1069
Sierra Vista: Sierra Vista Clinic, 101 N. Coronado Dr, Suite A, 520-459-1529 / Fax: 520-459-3654
Surprise: Northwest VA Health Care Clinic, 13985 W. Grand Ave, Suite 101, 623-251-2884
Tucson: VA Northwest Tucson Clinic, 2945 W. Ina Rd, 520-219-2418 / Fax: 520-219-2332
Tucson: VA Southeast Tucson Clinic, 7395 S. Houghton Rd Ste 129, 520-664-1836 / Fax: 520-399-0180
Yuma: Yuma Clinic, 3111 S. 4th Ave, 928-317-9973 / Fax: 928-344-5598

Vet Center - 877-927-8387
Chinle: Chinle Vet Center Outstation, Navajo Rt. 7, Old BIA Complex 8-B59, 928-674-3682 / Fax: 928-674-5640
Hotevilla: Hopi Vet Center Outstation, 1 Main St, 928-734-5166/ Fax: 928-738-5531
Lake Havasu: Lake Havasu Vet Center, 1720 Mesquite Ste 101, 928-505-0394 / Fax: 928-854-5239
Mesa: Mesa Vet Center, 1303 S. Longmore, Suite 5, 480-610-6727 / Fax: 480-464-3526
Peoria: West Valley Vet Center, 14050 N. 83rd Ave, Suite 170, 623-398-8854 / Fax: 623-398-6478
Phoenix: Phoenix Vet Center, 4020 N. 20th St #110, 602-640-2981 / Fax: 602-640-2967
Prescott: Prescott Vet Center, 3180 Stillwater Dr, Suite A, 928-778-3469 / Fax: 928-776-6042
Tucson: Tucson Vet Center, 3055 N. First Ave, 520-882-0333 / Fax: 520-670-5862
Yuma: Yuma Vet Center, 1450 E. 16th St, Suite 103, 928-271-8700 / Fax: 928-726-1343
Casa Grande: Casa Grande Rural Health Care Coordination Center, 1179 E. Cottonwood Ln, Suite 1, 520-629-4801 / Fax: 520-792-1450
Sierra Vista: Sierra Vista Rural Health Care Coordination Center, 157 North Coronado Dr, Suite B, 520-629-4802 / Fax: 520-335-2380

VISN:
Mesa: VISN 18: VA Southwest Health Care Network, 335 E. Germann Rd, Suite 201, 480-397-2700

Veterans Benefits Administration
Area Office
Phoenix: Western Area Office, 3333 North Central Ave, Suite 3026, 800-827-1000

Intake Site (Pre-Discharge Claims Assistance)
Fort Huachuca: Fort Huachuca, ACAP Center (ATZS-ESD-A), Bldg 22420, Rm 1, Butler Rd
Luke AFB: Luke Air Force Base, 56 MSS/DFB Bldg 1113, 7282 N 137th Ave
Tucson: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Benefits Counseling Office

Regional Office:
Phoenix: Phoenix Regional Office, 3333 North Central Ave

National Cemetery Administration
National Cemetery
Phoenix: National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 North Cave Creek Rd, 480-513-3600 / Fax: 480- 513-1412
Prescott: Prescott National Cemetery, VAMC, 500 Hwy 89 North, 928-717-7569 / Fax: 928-717-7570

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Arizona Department of Veterans Services
3839 N 3rd St. Suite 200
Phoenix AZ, 85012
602-255-3373
Website: https://dvs.az.gov/

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Military Installations in Arizona

Active Duty

Army
Fort Huachuca
Yuma Proving Grounds

Marines
MC Air Station Yuma

Air Force
Davis-Monthan AFB
Luke AFB

National Guard
Arizona National Guard
Arizona Army National Guard
Arizona Air National Guard

 

Resources

http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/home.asp?isFlash=1

http://www.retirementliving.com/taxes-alabama-iowa#ARIZONA

http://www.azdot.gov/mvd/officeHourssql/ofclink.asp

http://www.azdvs.gov/

http://www.legion.org/education/statebenefits/arizona

https://www.azdes.gov/main.aspx?menu=8&id=2160

https://www.azdes.gov/main.aspx?menu=258&id=2194

http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/

http://mic3.net/pages/contact/Map/arizona.aspx

https://azmilitaryed.az.gov/

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Document Review Date: 21 March 2014