Gov. Herbert honors centenarian veterans who served in World War II, Korean War

Salt Lake City, UT (Nov. 5, 2019) – Governor Gary R. Herbert paid tribute to Utah’s oldest veterans at a ceremony today at the Utah State Capitol.  22 veterans in their hundredth year of life were recognized at the event. The group included veterans from several Armed Forces branches, with their experiences and service reaching[…]

Blue Star Families Nonprofit Launches Utah Chapter

STRENGTHENING AMERICA’S MILITARY FAMILIES THROUGH COMMUNITIES by Emily Harrison, Blue Star Families Salt Lake City, Chapter Director More than 105,000 service members, families and veterans call Salt Lake City home. For that reason, Blue Star Families (BSF), a national nonprofit that serves more than 1.5 million military and veteran family members nationwide, brought its support[…]

The 2019 Fall edition of the Veterans Voice is now online and ready to view.

Our Fall issue highlights Veterans Day events around the state, as well as a feature on West Valley City, who recently received the Freedom Award from the Department of Defense. Learn about RallyPoint, a social media platform for veterans, and explore investing tips for military members from the S.E.C., and insights from regular contributors like[…]

Meet 90+ Employers at the Hiring Utah’s Heroes Career & Benefits Fair on Oct. 30

More than 90 employers and veterans service organizations will be participating in the Hiring Utah’s Heroes Career and Benefits Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Mountain America Exposition Center. The free event is open to all current or former service members (National Guard, Reserve, active duty), veterans, military spouses and family members. WHAT: Hiring[…]

Advisory: Iranian Hackers Target US Military Personnel

Earlier this month, U.S. military officials warned that Iranian hacks have set up a fake job website for veterans that targets service members considering a transition back to civilian life. For informational purposes, the Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs has posted the following the National Guard Bureau, sharing information about a job seeking[…]