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    New $164 Billion VA Budget Proposed

    WASHINGTON – Continuing the transformation of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) into a 21st century organization, the President has proposed a $163.9 billion budget, a 6.5 percent increase over Fiscal Year 2014, that will support VA’s goals to expand access to health care and other benefits, eliminate the disability claims backlog, and end homelessness among Veterans.  The budget [...]

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    VA Offers Dental Insurance Program

    WASHINGTON (Nov. 13, 2013) – VA is partnering with Delta Dental and MetLife to allow eligible Veterans, plus family members receiving care under the Civilian Health and Medical Program (CHAMPVA), to purchase affordable dental insurance beginning Nov. 15, VA officials announced today. “VA continues to explore innovative ways to help Veterans get access to the care and services they have earned [...]

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  • Purple Heart

    WWI Veteran Receives Long Overdue Purple Heart

    by Robert Welsh They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them. I have [...]

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  • Vernal J Bird

    The Long, Lonely Wait

    by Lorna Bird Snyder I was just a kid growing up in the 1950s.  As the youngest child I spent a lot of time on my own playing in the living room.  But I never felt alone; there was always a familiar face present watching me.  That handsome face belonged to the man whose photograph was in a place of honor.  I had never met him, but I knew his face as well as my own — it was my Uncle [...]

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Register With Us

Woman typing on Computer keyboard The Utah Veterans Information System (UVIS) is used to ensure that Veterans remain informed of changes to benefits, available services, and upcoming events. Registration in this system helps Veterans remain connected.

Outreach

Outreach

Military outreach text on flag background The UDVMA organizes and participates in a large variety of Outreach efforts to help Veterans more fully understand and gain access to the benefits and services that they have earned through their sacrifices.

State Veterans Homes

State Veterans Homes

Central Utah Veterans Home The UDVMA operates four skilled nursing facilities. They are located in the cities of Salt Lake City, Ogden, Payson, and Ivins. These homes offer high quality care to Veterans.

Utah Veterans Guide

Resources and Publications

logos for Utah UDVMA and the VA The Utah Veterans' Guide is a great resource containing information that every Veteran currently living, or planning to live in Utah should take the time to review. It lists both federal and state Veterans benefits, services, and facilities.

Events

Events

Southern Utah Color guard Veterans events are a great way to stay involved with the Veterans community. Additionally, many of these activities are designed to benefit the Veteran by either recognizing their service or providing them access to important information.

Employment

Employment

Service members at a Job fair Across our great nation, many Veterans are struggling to find quality employment to support themselves and their families. The UDVMA has made addressing this problem a priority for our department and its numerous partners.

Military Installations in Utah

Military Installations in Utah

The Seal of Utah with tank and aircraft images The State of Utah is proud to be home to several vibrant, growing U.S. military installations and is a strong partner in their continued accomplishment to ensure our national defense and security.
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