Posts related to ‘Veterans and Military Affairs’

Flag Day, A Day to Honor Our Great Nation

Posted on: June 14th, 2017

There are several days each year set aside to honor our country and pay tribute to the ideals upon which it was founded. One of these special days is Flag Day. Each June 14, we pay tribute to our flag. While celebrating our star-spangled banner might seem simplistic or redundant, it is anything but. More […]

Honoring and caring for our veterans

Posted on: May 30th, 2016

“Let us never forget to honor, respect and thank our veterans for defending America, safeguarding our freedom and inspiring millions around the world with a love of liberty.” – Gov. Gary R. Herbert, at the state’s official Memorial Day observance Speaking to veterans and their families at the Salt Lake William E. Christoffersen Veterans Home, […]

Gov. Herbert salutes WWII vets taking Honor Flight

Posted on: September 19th, 2014

This week, Gov. Herbert  was honored to saluted 66 veterans of World War II as they embarked on their Honor Flight. The veterans gathered at the Salt Lake City International Airport to travel to the nation’s capital to visit the memorial erected in their honor. Gov. Herbert thanked each individual veteran for their service and example, […]