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Veterans Day is coming up on November 11th and we know there are a lot of Vets in Park County and our communities.  Let us know if there is a Veteran who is important in your life?  Your spouse?  Your co-worker?  Your sister? Perhaps someone in the community who has been an inspiration to you…

Brian Ribera, founder of Military Mobility, spoke about how their 501(3)c helps vets who are having a hard time transitioning to civilian life by taking them off-roading and teaching them life skills through a five-day curriculum.  Brian also talked about how his non-profit is one of five that is in a contest hosted by Land…

Governor Gordon attended the opening of an innovative new facility for veterans and their families to call home, allowing them to live an independent lifestyle while receiving skilled medical care. Governor Mark Gordon celebrated the newly constructed Veterans Home of Wyoming with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 20. The first skilled nursing facility dedicated…

Brad Cline, Veteran Service Officer with the Wyoming Veterans Commission, spoke about new regulations and new policies associated with the Veterans Administration.  Brad talked about the Pact Act, new areas for Agent Orange exposure and why it’s so important for your family to start documenting your health with the VA.

With flu season right around the corner, the Cody V.A. Clinic is doing its part to allow local veterans to get vaccinated against the myriad forms influenza might take this winter. The Cody VA Clinic team is scheduling Veteran Flu Clinics by appointment only on Oct. 3 and 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.…

In-person care at the Cody VA Clinic will be unavailable for about two weeks due to the contract change that ensures veteran care will continue at 1432 Rumsey Avenue. Last week, the Cody VA Clinic announced that they will continue to serve Veterans at the current Cody location (1432 Rumsey Avenue) for at least the…

Being in active combat is a life-altering experience. But through the horrors of war bonds are forged that last a lifetime. Jesse Alcala, a former Marine, knows about the relationships that are created in wartime. “In combat you learn that everybody is on the same team and that we are a brotherhood,” Jesse says. When…

The U.S.S. Wyoming makes history during Women’s History Month as the U.S. Navy announces an all-woman submarine crew is currently onboard serving the nation. More than 12 years have passed since women were authorized to serve aboard submarines. While women comprise nearly one-fourth of the Department of Defense’s total force, only a small fraction of…

After two weeks of closure, the Cody VA Clinic resumed in-person appointments for Bighorn Basin veterans on Monday, Feb. 7. In-person care at the Cody V.A. Clinic resumed today after closing the clinic for two weeks of virtual-only care. Any scheduled appointments can proceed as planned. Due to staffing issues, the Cody V.A. Clinic announced…

“12 miles of discomfort is the least we can endure to honor those who have served our country,
and are no longer with us.” – Sean Alquist


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