September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs invites the military and veterans community to join the Salt Lake City VA Suicide Prevention Team at these events throughout the month. Out of the Darkness Walk Join the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to raise awareness and funds that fund[…]

Free State Fair Admission for Veterans, First Responders on Patriot Day

Wednesday, Sept. 11 is Patriot Day at the Utah State Fair. To thank those that selflessly serve or served our state and country, all military, law enforcement, and emergency services personnel and veterans will receive FREE admissions with proper identification. Fair hours on Sept. 11 are noon to 10 p.m. This year, veterans resource organizations[…]

George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home receives prestigious national award

Team Ogden earns 2019 Gold – Excellence in Quality Award The George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home won the prestigious 2019 Gold – Excellence in Quality Award, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) announced earlier this month. The home, which is overseen by the Utah Department of Veterans &[…]


The Utah Department of Veterans and Military Affairs is seeking to learn more about what utah’s Veterans would like to see in employment fairs.  The following link is to a very short survey designed to help us learn more about what would work best for those who are serving and have served in the military[…]

Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs Featured on Military Makeover

Check out this episode of Military Makeover: Operation Career, we’re bringing you three remarkable stories about veterans who have transitioned into the civilian workforce with new and exciting job opportunities. We’re traveling to Salt Lake City, Utah to speak with Gary Harter, the executive director of the Utah Department of Veteran and Military Affairs (UDVMA).[…]