Blue Star Families nonprofit launches Utah Chapter Strengthening America’s Military Families Through Communities

by Ryan Callahan, RallyPoint Vice President of Marketing With 1.7 million members, RallyPoint is the nation’s largest military community for service members and Veterans to discuss military life throughout their entire veteran journey. Last year, RallyPoint announced a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve access to and navigation of services in local[…]

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[…]

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[…]

First Time Homebuyer

Apply now for closings Starting June 1, 2019. As a result of the 2019 Utah legislative session, the Veteran First Time Homebuyer program has been reauthorized with funding starting for closings June 1, 2019. Apply now through The Department of Veterans & Military Affairs and in coordination with your lender. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION