Veterans Services and Support
In recent years, the City of Chandler has partnered with the Arizona Department of Veterans Services to establish a Chandler Veterans Benefits Counselor office that directly serves the needs of veterans within our community. The City also sponsors an annual Military & Veterans Benefits Expo. The City is partnering with the Arizona Department of Veterans Services to explore potential outreach opportunities focusing on the southeast Valley. In addition, the City is working with Veterans’ Boot Camp (http://www.veteransbootcamp.com) to collaborate on programs that focus on veterans’ reintegration and employment training.
Why We Support the Memorial
“A veterans memorial serves as a tribute to those who have served our nation in times of peace and war, and as a solemn reminder of the sacrifices made to protect our freedom and way of life.”
- David White, Community Manager, Gila River Indian Community; MSgt., U.S. Air Force (Retired)
“Our veterans will have a place where they can think back to their experiences, remember their buddies and the good times. For the nonveteran, this memorial should remind them of the awful price that some people have paid for their freedom. Freedom is not free. It’s been paid fo