Veterans Oppose Rep. Bishop’s Public Lands Initiative· Press Release
The Vet Voice Foundation (VVF) opposes the H.R. 5780, the Utah Public Lands Initiative (PLI) Act, which was marked up and passed out of the House Committee on Natural Resources today.
Local Utah Veterans Attend Bears Ears National Monument Hearing· Vet Voice Foundation
This public meeting will come after Obama administration officials spend the preceding days touring the region and meeting with stakeholders.
A veteran of the Iraq War finds healing, and a new sense of purpose, among America's wildlands· Sierra Club
In that moment, I was reminded of the words to "America the Beautiful," which some have argued should be our national anthem because it so evocatively celebrates the natural wonders of the United States.
Vet Voice Foundation Attends National Park Service Centennial at Yosemite National Park· Vet Voice Foundation
The Vet Voice Foundation had the opportunity to attend the 100-year Centennial celebrations of the National Park Service.
Vet Voice Foundation Calls on Senator Hatch to More Forcefully Reject Violence Over Bears Ears National Monument· Press Release
“Sen. Hatch should do everything in his power in ensure the safety of federal employees, tourists and Utah residents.
Garett Reppenhagen: The case for protecting Camp Hale's historic landscape· The Daily Camera
Growing up in Colorado, and being part of a family with a military tradition, I knew about Camp Hale.
Bennet’s plan for Camp Hale celebrates 10th Mountain Division legacy, protects recreation· Denver Post
“But if something isn’t done, we might have to fight that battle soon,” said Garett Reppenhagen, the Rocky Mountain director of Vet Voice Foundation, which has worked with Bennet on the proposed legislation.
New Poll: Large Majority of Westerners Oppose Using the NDAA to Block Sage-Grouse Plans· Press Release
“A strong majority of Westerners—including military men and women, veterans, and their families—have once again made it clear that they do not want to see years of Western stakeholders’ hard work derailed,"
Utah Veterans ask President Obama to Protect Bears Ears as a National Monument· Press Release
The designation of Bears Ears as a National Monument would protect 1.9 million acres of public lands, preserving more than 100,000 Native American cultural sites while also providing incredible recreation opportunities...
Statement of Retired Major General Paul D. Eaton on passage of permanent reauthorization of Land and Water Conversation Fund· VetVoice Foundation
This is a big victory for veterans, their families and others who value the recreation and rehabilitation offered by our public lands.