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Upholding Valor focuses on men and women from all backgrounds and eras of military service. It is our hope that this series will inspire and educate veterans to use the resources and programs they have earned while spotlighting their spirit and courage throughout our community. It is up to all of us to look out for our veterans. Hosted by Jill Atwood, Chief of Communications of the VA in Salt Lake City, Utah, and sponsored by American United Federal Credit Union, continuously striving to be the difference that makes a difference in the lives of our veterans. Visit Amucu.org/valor to learn more.

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    • 4.9 • 7 Ratings

Upholding Valor focuses on men and women from all backgrounds and eras of military service. It is our hope that this series will inspire and educate veterans to use the resources and programs they have earned while spotlighting their spirit and courage throughout our community. It is up to all of us to look out for our veterans. Hosted by Jill Atwood, Chief of Communications of the VA in Salt Lake City, Utah, and sponsored by American United Federal Credit Union, continuously striving to be the difference that makes a difference in the lives of our veterans. Visit Amucu.org/valor to learn more.

    The Backbone of VA Healthcare

    The Backbone of VA Healthcare

    VA nurses are the backbone of VA healthcare. They have been tried and tested over the last year, but their resilience and commitment to our veterans is unparalleled. The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System salutes our VA nurses – through COVID-19 and a year of turmoil they stand strong.

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    • 21 min
    Finding Hope after Experiencing Sexual Trauma

    Finding Hope after Experiencing Sexual Trauma

    There is life after experiencing sexual trauma in the military. VA can take veterans from victim to survivor with dedicated resources and providers committed to healing those suffering from MST. Don’t suffer in silence. No matter what stage of recovery you're in, there's support and hope for a better future.  We believe in you!  In this week’s Upholding Valor podcast we hear about one MST survivor’s long journey back.

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    • 24 min
    Hope Arrives with the Covid-19 Vaccine

    Hope Arrives with the Covid-19 Vaccine

    It’s time for all of us to do our part against this paralyzing virus.  VA is offering the COVID-19 vaccine to all veterans 50 and older and those with severe medical conditions regardless of age. Veterans must also be enrolled in the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System.  Call and book your appointment today.  Please listen to this podcast as it has important information regarding process, but more importantly, the safety and efficacy of this critical vaccine.

    (NOTE) The nurses discuss 65 and older as eligible but since this recording we have dropped the eligible age to 50 and older.

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    • 25 min
    Confront the Past, Define Your Future

    Confront the Past, Define Your Future

    The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System has resources for veterans in every stage of life.  Most importantly, we never want them to be too proud to ask for help.  In this week’s Upholding Valor we listen to one veteran’s story of desperation to triumph.

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    • 18 min
    Surviving COVID-19

    Surviving COVID-19

    Have you ever spoken to a survivor of COVID-19? Someone on the brink of death who lives to tell about it?  Meet Clare Neff--a Navy veteran who spent a total of 40 days in the hospital with the coronavirus.  When he went on the ventilator he was fairly certain he would never come off.  And then came the miracles. 

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    • 24 min
    VA Video Connect

    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.

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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

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veterans need our help

this is a great podcast. our veterans need resources like this. they'd made incredible sacrifices for us and need our our help and support. this podcast tackles the issues veterans face everyday and tells their stories. very well done!

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