Call for Vietnam Veterans: Saints at War Project

Brigham Young University is seeking Vietnam veterans to interview for its Saints at War Project. Founded in 2000, the Saints at War Project dedicated to acquiring and preserving the accounts of Latter-Day Saint Veterans who have served in any of the militarily significant wars and conflicts. In partnership with the Veteran’s History Project through the[…]

Veterans & Military Appreciation Nights at the Utah Opera

The Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs, in partnership with the Utah Opera, is excited to offer Veteran and military families the opportunity to attend a performance of Silent Night on Jan. 20 and Jan. 22 at 7pm.  The Pulitzer Prize-winning opera tells the story of the historical short-lived spontaneous 1914 Christmas truce between[…]

VA Seeking Veterans for Paid Focus Group

The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking Veterans to take part in a focus group. Veterans will be asked for feedback and opinions regarding VA healthcare, benefits and eligibility.  You do not need to be enrolled in the healthcare system or even be thoroughly knowledgeable about VA benefits to participate. The VA is looking for[…]

Veterans Business Resource Center Announces First Mobile Hours of 2020

Join the Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC) on the road in 2020! As part of the VBRC’s mission to help veterans and spouse entrepreneurs, VBRC advisor Richard Brown is traveling across the state to meet with veterans and spouses interested in starting in growing their business.  Brown will be traveling to present short classes or[…]

Expanded military commissaries, exchanges and recreation facilities now available to eligible Utah Veterans

The Department of Defense (DOD) recently announced expanded commissary, exchange and morale, welfare and recreation retail eligibility beginning on Jan. 1, 2020. Who is eligible? Expanded access is now available to military installations across the state of Utah for the following patrons: Purple Heart recipients Former prisoners of war Veterans with 0-100% service-connected disability ratings[…]

Southern Utah Veterans Resource & Benefits Fair on Jan. 21

Join the Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs and partners for our 2020 Southern Utah Veterans Resources & Benefits Fair on Tuesday, Jan. 21. The free event will help connect veterans and their families with earned federal and state benefits, services and support. Veterans service officers and service providers will be at the event[…]

Dignified Transfer and Graveside Services for U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kirk T. Fuchigami Jr.

Originally Published by the Utah National Guard by Major David Gibb, Utah Army National Guard For Immediate Release Dignified Transfer and Graveside Services for U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kirk T. Fuchigami Jr. DRAPER, Utah-U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kirk T. Fuchigami Jr., 25, from Keaau, Hawaii, died Nov. 20, 2019, in Logar[…]

Davis and Weber Counties Named 2020 ‘Great American Defense Community’

Press release courtesy of the Association of Defense Communities  Washington, D.C. – Together, Davis and Weber counties, Utah, are one of five communities across the country named to the 2020 Class of Great American Defense Communities, the Association of Defense Communities (ADC) announced in conjunction with USAA, the program’s official sponsor. “The strength of our[…]