47 episodes

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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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.

    World War II's Best Kept Secret

    World War II's Best Kept Secret

    They were pioneers during a time their country needed them most, yet they were also America’s best kept secret until recently. The Women Air Force Service Pilots of World War II paved the way for women in the military today. 100 year old WASP Veteran Nell Bright is the epitome of Upholding Valor.

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    • 11 min
    Extending Time with a Double Lung Transplant

    Extending Time with a Double Lung Transplant

    A Utah veteran is cherishing time with his grandkids this holiday season thanks to a double lung transplant. VA Salt Lake City, in partnership with the University of Utah, saved this Navy veteran’s life as time was running out. The journey–his commitment, his fight--in this addition of Upholding Valor.

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    • 23 min
    Spiritual Healing Through Equine Therapy

    Spiritual Healing Through Equine Therapy

    Spiritual healing can be just as important as physical healing. In this week’s Upholding Valor, we take a look at VA’s Equine Therapy Program and how horses help heal our Veterans.

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    • 18 min
    Dealing with the Delta Variant

    Dealing with the Delta Variant

    We are not in the clear. Not by a long shot. In this week’s Upholding Valor, two VA providers talk about the COVID-19 Delta variant surge, their exhaustion and their fears--watching people die that don’t need to.

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    • 30 min
    Afghanistan and 9/11

    Afghanistan and 9/11

    Two Veterans from two wars describe their emotions surrounding the 20th anniversary of 9/11 coinciding with the end of the 20 year war in Afghanistan. Their candor and vulnerability is both heartbreaking, yet inspiring as we present on of our more powerful episodes of Upholding Valor..

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    • 13 min
    Managing Your Weight

    Managing Your Weight

    The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System goes beyond traditional healthcare to improve the lives of veterans. In this episode of Upholding Valor a Veteran talks about his weight loss transformation and his journey to peace of mind, body and soul.

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    • 20 min

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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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