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Hiring Utah’s Heroes November 2017

Our Veterans Career and Benefits Fair will be held Tuesday November 7, 2017 at the South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 south State Street, Sandy, Utah.

This event is free for guard and reserve service members, active duty military members, veterans, and military spouses.

For more information please view the event flyer below.

Please click on this link for a list of participating employers.

Veterans Voice Newsletter September 2017

The September Newsletter "Veterans Voice" is now online and ready to view. This edition focuses on Education and Training for Veterans/Military throughout our great State.

In this issue we have a Message from our State Approving Agency Director, Berni Davis. Articles included within are from Universities, Colleges, Technology Schools and other educational systems like the update on Military educational benefits and Utah College of Applied Technology here in Utah. We hope you enjoy the September 2017 edition of the Veterans Voice.

The September 2017 edition of The Veterans Voice can be found Here

For further information on education benefits go to our Education Page.

It is our high honor to serve those who have and continue to serve. Thank you.

Richfield Open House Aug. 23, 2017

Do you know about your VA Benefits?

The Utah Department of Veterans and Military Affairs would like to invite you to attend a Veterans Benefits Open House on August 23rd from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm in Richfield Utah. Veterans and family members of veterans are encouraged to attend.

In addition to Local, State, and Federal agencies, a number of non-profit organizations that serve veterans will also be present, such as Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Benefit Administration, Employer Support for Guard and Reserve, Cover to Cover, Five County Association of Governments, Six County Association of Governments, the Mobile Vet Center, and many more.

Veterans and their families can learn more about veterans’ benefits and programs and in some instances can actually start the application process for some of the programs or services being showcased.

For questions concerning this event please contact 801-326-2372.

To View the flyer click:   Richfeild Open House Flyer

Salt Lake City Library Celebrating Veterans

The Salt Lake County Library invites all Veterans to join us for this free viewing August 10th. Please make sure to RSVP no later than the 9th at:

If you have any further questions regarding this event please contact us at 801-943-4636

This event will be held in the Library's Viridian Event Center at 7 P.M.


The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation is excited to announce our third annual Military Appreciation Day set for Saturday, August 12, 2017.

Come join in on the celebrations and activities like pancake breakfasts, 5K races, flag ceremonies, canoe rentals, and even musket demonstrations.

For more information click on this link to the Utah State Parks Blog at Utah State Parks

Newsletter July 2017

The July Newsletter "Veterans Voice" is now online and ready to view. This edition has the Governor's and the Director’s Message touching on our veterans benefit compensation update and Independence Day. Articles within the newsletter are from Veteran Affairs Healthcare and Benefits, Hill Air Force Base, Utah National Guard, and other great partners in Utah. Information on Charities, Veterans Economic Impact, 3rd Annual Veterans Business Summit, Veterans Memorial Golf Scramble and Memorial Day Ceremony. We hope you enjoy the July 2017 edition of the Veterans Voice!

To read the new issue Click Here

Draper Philharmonic & Choral Society Concert June 30th 2017

The Draper Philharmonic and Choral Society are performing a patriotic concert at the Draper Amphitheater and would like to invite all veterans as honored guests. The concert is June 30 at 8:00pm and we would love to recognize and thank all of the men and women that have fought for our freedoms. Below is a link to the full flyer. We hope to see many of you there!

Downloadable Flyer

Memorial Day Events 2017

"Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices." -President Harry S Truman Please click on the link below for a list of Memorial Day events throughout the valley. Memorial Day Event Link

May 2017 Newsletter

The focus of the May 2017 Newsletter is Military Affairs.

In Utah, we are fortunate to have first-class installations, military organizations, and community support groups that all contribute to our national security responsibilities. Furthermore, any of these organizations have contributed articles, events, accomplishments, points of contact and calendar items.

No Doubt you will find this issue interesting and informative. As veterans, we all started wearing the uniform, and we are proud of those that continue to serve from our state. Deployments remain a constant for both our active and reserve component service members, and we will never forget those sacrifices as well as those who went before.

Also, in this issue are items of recurring interest to veterans across the state include news on employment fairs, VA Choice Program update, VA benefits, and community events. Finally, thank you for reading and your continuing engagement and support of veterans and military in Utah.

Moreover, to view this months newsletter click here: Veterans Voice May 2017.

You can also view it in our publications page. Here

Thank you for allowing us to serve.

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