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The Wahlen

Masthead of The Wahlen Quartlery Magazine

The Wahlen is a quarterly magazine published for Veterans, their families, volunteers, and staff of VA Salt Lake City Healthcare System. Its written and produced by the staff of VASLCHCS Office of Communications. If you have a story idea for our next edition, contact Jennifer at or Jeremy Laird at

Summer 2019
In this Issue:
  • Continue Mission: Veteran forms non-profit to help fellow soldiers
  • Veteran Service Organization offer a helping hand
  • VASLC & University Health Care: A Life-Saving Partnership
  • Drive Rehab: Steering Veterans to freedom
  • Vet Center Mindful Meditation Group
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 The Wahlen Summer 2019
Previous Editions:  
Winter 2018/2019
In this Issue:
  • What is Whole Health?
  • Whole Health coaches engage Veterans in their own health care
  • Veteran partners are key to Whole Health
  • New VA clinic in Idaho Falls now serving
    thousands of Veterans
  • Vet Center's Vietnam Veterans support group
  • Gifts for Veteran Patients
  • Honoring our men and women on Veterans Day
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The Wahlen Winter 2018 Cover
Fall 2018
In this Issue:
  • Life aboard the USS Salt Lake City
  • Setting Sail with Trails
  • Using art therapy to cope with addiction at VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
  • Creative Arts Festival: Veterans showcase their creative abilities during 2017 Creative Arts Festival
  • 2018 Spirit of George E. Wahlen Awards
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 Cover image of The Wahlen - Fall 2018
Spring 2018
In this Issue:
  • Deployed for hurricane relief
  • Volunteer Drivers: Driving Positivity
  • 2018 Point-In-Time Count
  • Miracles on the Mountainside: Local Veterans experience at 2018 Winter Sports Clinic
  • Celebrating Women Veterans
  • VA Salt Lake City now offers Veterans with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia an alternative to surgery
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Cover of The Wahlen Spring 2018 Showing Adaptive Skiers
Winter 2017/2018
In this Issue:
  • A "Community of Caring" comes together together to help homeless Veterans
  • Honor Returns
  • Marine Corps Veteran Decorated during High School Football Game
  • VA's VITAL program lets student Veteran know we "got your six"
  • Veterans Day 2017 Photo Album
  • VASLC Programs & Resources
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Cover of The Wahlen 2017/2018 Winter Edition Smiling Veteran Employee Holding U.S. Flag at Veterans Day Parade
Summer 2017
In this Issue:

  • Getting his MOVE! On
  • Discover Your VA!
  • Team SLC Rocks in Cincinnati
  • Fresh fruits & vegetables for Veterans at annual VA Farmers Market
  • Employee Health & Wellness Classes
  • Healthy Living Resources
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Cover of The Wahlen Summer Edition
Spring 2017
In this Issue:

  • The Greatest Generation teaches us home to be better healers.
  • New Telehealth Hub reaching Veterans throughout the U.S.
  • National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic
  • VASLC Mental Health Programs & Resources
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Cover of The Wahlen Spring 2017