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Updated Jul 14, 2012 - 1:51 pm

State home for veterans gets federal designation

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s second residential home for
military veterans now is eligible for federal funding.

Gov. Jan Brewer’s office says the Arizona State Veteran Home
in Tucson received a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
designation after passing a three-day inspection.

Brewer’s office says the federal designation of the Tucson
facility means it will begin collecting federal payments for
care of veterans, enabling the facility to fill the rest of
its 120 beds.

Arizona also has a state home for military veterans in

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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