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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.

Current Episode

VA Video Connect

The Department of Veterans Affairs wants to make sure you stay connected during these challenging times. VA Video Connect allows you to talk to your provider from the comfort of your couch. It’s convenient and easy and all your fellow Veterans are doing it. Have a listen..

Previous Episodes

Continuing Conversation on the Call for Change

VA’s LGBT program is robust in its outreach and impact on Veterans. We are honored to give you a perspective you don’t often hear at a time in our history when many would argue we need a lot more listening.

Diversity - Cynthia and Michelle

VA sees all color, race and sexual orientation. We stand together during these challenging times to serve those all who have served. We are a stronger VA together. Please talk to your provider about resources available to you, and remember, we encourage virtual healthcare appointments at this time. Thank you for your service!



VA serves all Veterans no matter their age, race, gender or sexual orientation. We know embracing diversity makes us a better healthcare organization.


VA and Providers During the Pandemic

VA providers are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. They balance mission, family, and their own fears as they show up to work every day to serve. Dr. Amy Cowan works at the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System.


On the Front Lines of COVID-19

VA workers are on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are trained, we are prepared and VA will do everything within it’s power to help Veterans and the community if need be. We are all in this together.


The Other/Stronger Side of Traumatic Brain Injury

Treatment and life after a traumatic brain injury is possible with VA experts skilled in poly-trauma and mental health. A brain injury can be complicated by symptoms of PTSD. Meet Josh Hansen, an Operation Iraqi freedom Veteran, who has come out stronger on the other side of treatment. First he saved himself, and now he’s saving others.


Veterans and TeleHealth – Covid-19

During these unsettling times, VA is leading the way in caring for Veterans and keeping every one protected. Virtual healthcare promotes safety, while providing that critical connection so many of our Veterans need right now. Vet Connect keeps our Veterans safe from COVID-19. We hope this podcast is helpful and finds you well.


The Medicine of Family

A family’s medicine is the best medicine when it comes to recovery from a serious medical condition. The Fisher House eases the family burden for those far away from home and allows for hope and healing. This amazing home full of love and the comforts of home brings families together in support of one another. This is one family’s story.


Agent Orange

Decades after the war, some Vietnam Veterans are just now coming to VA. Dreams of war they can no longer ignore, and physical illness related to agent orange exposure have them looking for answers and peace. VA has the expertise, research and compassion to make a difference. There is help. This is one Veteran’s story.