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Upholding Valor

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VASLCHCS with community partners KSL and American United Federal Credit Union has launched a new podcast series called Upholding Valor. The series encourages Veterans of all ages and eras to seek out the resources and programs they have earned while spotlighting their spirit and courage.

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Current Episode

How Vet Centers are helping Veterans in the Community

On this episode of Upholding Valor, Jill Atwood, public affairs for the VA in Salt Lake City, talks with Terry Schow, the former Veterans Affairs Director in Utah, and Karl Devries, the Outreach Coordinator for the Vet Centers of Utah. The Vet Centers are another option for care for people in the Veteran community. Vet Centers are available for: Combat Veterans, Active Duty Military, Female Veterans who have experienced Military Sexual Trauma (MST), Veteran Family Members, and Gold Star Families Find the location nearest you: NEW Ogden Vet Center 2357 North 400 East North Ogden, UT 84414 801-266-1499 Salt Lake Vet Center: 22 W. Fireclay Avenue Murray, UT 84107 Phone 801-266-1499 Provo Vet Center 1807 North, 1120 West Provo, UT 84604 Phone: 801-377-1117 St. George Vet Center 1664 S. Dixie Drive, Suite C-102 St. George, UT 84770 Phone 435-673-4494 Also for immediate help, reach out to the Veterans Crisis Line at: 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1.


Previous Episodes

Point-In-Time Count
Volunteers from VA Salt Lake City Health hit the streets to count homeless folks as part of the annual Point-In-Time Count. VA Homeless outreach staff explain how the count helps achieve the goal of ending Veteran homelessness.



Helping Veterans in the Aftermath of Hurricanes
When hurricanes hit Puerto Rico in 2017, VA Salt Lake City staff volunteered to head to the storm ravaged island to help Veterans and the community recover.

Our Soldiers Need Your Help
Each year, thousands of those who have protected our country go to the VA for help. And, each year an army of volunteers give a back to those who have valiantly served. Volunteers are an important part of the veterans services locally and around the country. Volunteering is incredibly important to those who feel the need to give back to those service members who have put so much on the line to protect their country and the people in it.

 

Thank You for Choosing VA Salt Lake City
From all of those who work with the veterans at the VA Hospital in Salt Lake City, we wish everyone a safe, happy, and healthy holidays and upcoming new year!

 

Holistic Health for Veterans
One little-known fact about the VA in Salt Lake City--they are leading the charge against opioid addiction by conducting specialized classes and providing holistic healthcare, allowing veterans to gain back control of their health. Program Manager Jamie Clinton-Lont explains how these programs are changing lives

 

Disability Compensation for Veterans
Brad felt too big and too proud to apply for benefits after being wounded in Vietnam. When the symptoms got worse, he went to the VA and found out he was able to not only get treatment for the injuries, but he was eligible for monthly compensation.

 

Are you a female Veteran? The Women's Clinic can help!
There is a special spot at the Salt Lake City VA Hospital set aside for female veterans: the Women's Clinic. Air Force veteran Becky Kemp has been going there for 17 years, and the VA is hoping that other veterans like her will be able to use their benefits in a safe environment staffed by female veterans that know what patients are going through.