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 &[…]

Free Admission to Utah State Parks on Saturday for Military Appreciation Day

The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation will be hosting their annual Military Appreciation on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. As part of the celebration, all Utah State Parks (excluding This is The Place Heritage Park) will offer free day-use entrance for active military, veterans and their families in the same vehicle. What: Utah State Parks[…]

SLC VBA National Call Center to Hold Hiring Events in early August

The Department of Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Regional Office is looking to hire veterans for its National Call Center. The office has openings for Legal Administrative Specialist, GS-05 ($33,949), with promotion potential to GS-09 ($51,440) in two years. A federal human resources specialist will be on hand to review resumes and answer questions at[…]


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[…]