Training & Events

The Arizona Coalition for Military Families conducts training and events statewide to equip everyone in our community to help. More details are coming soon on the array of events for the coming year.

Statewide Symposium in Support of Service Members, Veterans & Their Families – April 15 & 16, 2020

The Symposium is our annual conference that brings together military, government and community organizations for professional development and networking. This April will be the 11th Symposium. Registration opens in January. More details.

Resource Navigator Training

The Arizona Coalition for Military Families has trained more than 4,000 navigators statewide. This half-day training equips everyone in our community to help.

View upcoming dates and locations and register online here.

Arizona Veteran Supportive Employer Training

Over 150 public and private sector employers have earned the Arizona Veteran Supportive Employer designation. The Coalition offers training to employers statewide to complete the requirements for the designation. View employers here.

Military Immersion Training

Military Immersion Training offers civilians the opportunity to experience a slice of military life by spending the day on a military installations. The next MIT will take place in 2020, at the Arizona National Guard. Registration details are coming soon. Learn more here.

2019/2020 Be Connected Statewide Roadshow

The Statewide Roadshow focuses on increasing awareness of the Be Connected program, upstream prevention and ways to get involved. Events will be held in communities around Arizona. Preliminary calendar:

  • Statewide Roadshow Launch – Phoenix, AZ – August 19, 2019
  • Tucson Navigator Training – August 28, 2019
  • Coconino County Fair – August 30, 2019
  • Tucson VA Mental Health Summit – September 5, 2019
  • Peoria 2nd Annual Honor Ruck/Ride & Rock-n-Roll Veterans Expo – September 7, 2019
  • Kingman Mohave County Fair  – September 12-15, 2019
  • Yavapai County Stand Down – September 13-14, 2019
  • Tucson 4th Annual Women Warriors Event – September 14, 2019
  • Phoenix Navigator Training – September 18, 2019
  • Glendale Community College Stand Up – September 21, 2019
  • Lakeside Veteran Outdoor Expo – September 21, 2019
  • Kingman Navigator Training – September 27, 2019
  • Bullhead City Octoberfest – September 28, 2019
  • Yuma Resource Fair – October 2019
  • Tucson Hope Fest – October 2019
  • Arizona State Fair – October 4-27, 2019
  • Show Low Navigator Training – October 4, 2019
  • Surprise Care & Share Expo – October 5, 2019
  • Sierra Vista Navigator Training – October 5, 2019
  • Sacaton Navigator Training – October 11, 2019
  • Prescott Hope Fest – October 14, 2019
  • Tucson Navigator Training – October 16, 2019
  • Tucson NamJam – October 19, 2019
  • Pinal County Town Hall – October 24, 2019
  • Prescott Veteran’s Business Mixer – November 2019
  • Casa Grande Right for the Warrior Event – November 2, 20129
  • Sierra Vista Veteran’s Celebration in the Park – November 9, 2019
  • Tucson Hats Off To Heroes – November 10, 2019
  • Parker Veteran’s Day Parade – November 11, 2019
  • Phoenix Navigator Training – November 13, 2019
  • Lake Havasu City Stand Down – November 16, 2019
  • Bullhead City Kiwanis Gun, Knife, and Collectible Show – November 23-24, 2019
  • Tucson Southern AZ Community Summit (UA) – December 2019
  • Prescott Connecting Community Symposium – December 12, 2019
  • Tucson Navigator Training – December 18, 2019
  • Prescott U.S. Vets Grand Opening – January 16, 2020
  • Maricopa County Stand Down – January 23-24, 2020
  • Tucson Stand Down – February 2020
  • Pinal County Stand Down – March 2020
  • La Paz County Fair – March 2020
  • Florence Stand Down – March 2020
  • Bullhead City Great Dam Food Festival – March 5, 2020
  • Bullhead City Stand Down – March 19, 2020
  • Statewide Symposium – April 15-16, 2020
  • Sierra Vista West End Fair – May 2020
  • Flagstaff Stand Down – May 2020
  • Prescott Northern VA Mental Health Summit – May 2020
  • Sierra Vista Cemetery Ceremony – May 2020
  • Flagstaff Rodeo – June 2020
  • White Mountain Stand Down – August 2020
  • San Carlos Stand Down – September 2020