Veterans & Military COVID-19 Updates
The Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs is providing information, resources, and assistance to Veterans, service members and their families impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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Happiness for Heroes seeks to connect our Veterans to the community when being together isn’t an option.
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The Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs (UDVMA) announced a partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) to provide a free mask to veterans in Utah who don’t have one. As part of the ‘A Mask for Every Utahn,’ a public-private partnership, veterans who request a free mask will be mailed one[…]
The Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs issued the following statement by executive director Gary Harter on the William E. Christoffersen Salt Lake Veterans Home.
In lieu of the traditional Memorial Day ceremonies and events, the Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs compiled a virtual commemoration video.
On Memorial Day, we humbly honor the thousands of men and women who marched, flew and sailed in defense of nation, never to see their loved ones again;
The department shared the ways Utahns may pay tribute to the fallen in this time of social distancing.
Gov. Herbert has ordered the flags of the United States of America and the State of Utah to be flown at half-staff at from sunrise until noon on Memorial Day.
Governor Gary R. Herbert issues Armed Forces Day declaration and shares video message.
In commemoration of Armed Forces Day, Governor Gary R. Herbert issued a declaration honoring the men and women serving in the United States Armed Forces and their families.
Happiness for Heroes invites community members to share messages of gratitude and support to the more than 400 residents at the state’s Veterans homes in Ogden, Salt Lake City, Payson and Ivins.
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