Category: ACMF Updates

NGB Joining Community Forces Workshop

Arizona was invited to present our capacity-building model as part of a best practice showcase of states at the first National Guard Bureau Joining Community Forces Workshop at Camp Dawson in West Virginia. Joining Community Forces is a national initiative and collaboration of the White House, Department of Defense, National Guard Bureau and other key …

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What Makes Arizona Unique

What makes Arizona unique… This past August, the Arizona Coalition for Military Families celebrated five years of collaboration since the Coalition was launched in 2009. When you look at the landscape of state-level collaboration and capacity-building initiatives nationally, the Coalition is one of the “oldest” efforts out there. While there has been a lot of …

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AZ Psychological Association Convention

The Arizona Coalition for Military Families presented at the 2014 Arizona Psychological Association (AzPA) Annual Convention, held in Tucson, Arizona, on October 17-18, 2014. Thomas Winkel, Director of Community Engagement for the Coalition, presented a session titled, “Building Support for All Who Serve: Effective practices for psychologists working with service members, veterans & their families.” …

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Symposium Update

Symposium Update: Early Childhood Track The annual Statewide Symposium in Support of Service Members, Veterans & Their Families will take place April 22-23, 2015, at Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix, Arizona. This annual convening of military, government and community partners will be held for the sixth time in 2015. For the first time, the …

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Luke Air Force Base Pilot Program

Pilot Program for Transitioning Service Members Luke Air Force Base, Maricopa Workforce Connection and the Arizona Coalition for Military Families are partnering on a pilot program to help prepare service members for their transition into the civilian world as they are separating or retiring from the military. This innovative program will focus on acclimating service …

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