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Utah pays homage to Vietnam veterans

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 29 2014 - 5:07pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- March 29 will never be the same.In ceremonies Saturday in a crowded rotunda at the state Capitol, Gov. Gary Herbert signed the proclamation naming March 29 Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.

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GALLERY: Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Briana Scroggins
Mar 29 2014 - 2:10pm

Governor Gary Herbert ceremonially signs the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day bill during the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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Utah's Vietnam veterans get their day Saturday at state Capitol

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 27 2014 - 5:49pm

OGDEN -- On Saturday, Utah Vietnam veterans will at long last have a day to call their own.Gov. Gary Herbert will sign into law House Bill 275, which officially designates March 29 as Vietnam War Memorial Day.

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VIDEO: Vietnam veterans get their day in Utah

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 24 2014 - 6:01pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- This spring, it looks as though local Vietnam veterans will finally have a day to call their own -- as a signature from Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is the final hurdle to clear before March 29 becomes Utah's official "Vietnam War Memorial Day."

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VA claims backlog saddles disabled veterans

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 5 2014 - 5:42pm

Department of Veterans Affairs officials say they want to end their massive benefits backlog for disabled veterans by next year, but a new study says progress on the initiative has stalled.Between March and November of 2013, the VA made significant progress in reducing the backlog of disability compensation claims, going from 611,000 to 400,835 in...

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Utah pays homage to Vietnam veterans

Tim Gurrister, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 29 2014 - 5:07pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- March 29 will never be the same.In ceremonies Saturday in a crowded rotunda at the state Capitol, Gov. Gary Herbert signed the proclamation naming March 29 Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 29 2014 - 5:07pm


GALLERY: Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Briana Scroggins
Mar 29 2014 - 2:10pm

Governor Gary Herbert ceremonially signs the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day bill during the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 29 2014 - 2:14pm


Utah's Vietnam veterans get their day Saturday at state Capitol

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 27 2014 - 5:49pm

OGDEN -- On Saturday, Utah Vietnam veterans will at long last have a day to call their own.Gov. Gary Herbert will sign into law House Bill 275, which officially designates March 29 as Vietnam War Memorial Day.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 27 2014 - 5:56pm

VIDEO: Vietnam veterans get their day in Utah

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 24 2014 - 6:01pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- This spring, it looks as though local Vietnam veterans will finally have a day to call their own -- as a signature from Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is the final hurdle to clear before March 29 becomes Utah's official "Vietnam War Memorial Day."

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 24 2014 - 6:35pm


GALLERY: Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Briana Scroggins
Mar 29 2014 - 2:10pm

Governor Gary Herbert ceremonially signs the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day bill during the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 29 2014 - 2:14pm


GALLERY: Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Briana Scroggins
Mar 29 2014 - 2:10pm

Governor Gary Herbert ceremonially signs the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day bill during the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 29 2014 - 2:14pm


VIDEO: Vietnam veterans get their day in Utah

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 24 2014 - 6:01pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- This spring, it looks as though local Vietnam veterans will finally have a day to call their own -- as a signature from Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is the final hurdle to clear before March 29 becomes Utah's official "Vietnam War Memorial Day."

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 24 2014 - 6:35pm


GALLERY: Ogden Veterans Day Parade 2011

Veterans Day Parade in downtown Ogden Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 12 2011 - 3:11pm

Veterans Day Parade in downtown Ogden Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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