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UNIFIED ARIZONA VETERANS (UAV) -  The Voice of Arizona's Veterans

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Welcome to the Unified Arizona Veteran’s (UAV) website.  The UAV was founded by the American Legion, the Disabled American Veterans, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in December 1981 as a consortium of Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs) supporting veterans and their families residing in the state of Arizona.  Since then, the UAV has grown to a half hundred member organizations representing the half million (+) veterans who call Arizona home.

We support our fellow veterans and their families by acting as one united and powerful voice, advocating for veteran-related issues to both the Executive and Legislative branches of the State of Arizona.  Just as importantly, we act as a two-way conduit for veteran-related information affecting our individual VSO member organizations.

In 2001, we founded the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame (AVHOF), the second veterans' hall of fame in the United States.  We annually select outstanding state veterans who have made significant personal contributions to their community, state, or nation.  These clearly exceptional veterans are then submitted for the Governor’s approval for induction into the Hall of Fame, which is normally held in late October each year.

The UAV also supports various veteran-related events and celebrations throughout the year.  The UAV, in concert with the Arizona Department of Veterans Services, conducts the annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Service held at Wesley Bolin Plaza on December the 7th.  In August 2015, the UAV, the Republic of China (Taiwan) Veterans Association of Phoenix, and the American Legion Judge Thomas Tang Post 50 co-hosted the World War Two VJ Day 2015 celebrating 70 years of peace.  We honored 53 living WW-II veterans for their service.  The 53 included 11 Chinese-American veterans, two U. S. Marine Navajo Code Talkers, two Tuskegee Airmen, and 38 other U. S. military service men and women.  In addition, the UAV co-hosted the U. S. Global Leadership Coalition’s “Forum on Global Leadership: What’s at Stake for Arizona?

Unified Arizona Veterans meets the first Saturday of each month (except July & August) at the Arizona State Veterans’ Home (4141 N S Herrera Way, Phoenix, AZ 85012), Liberty Hall (2nd Floor), beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Meeting Minutes are on the

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