2022 Press Releases and Columns



Press Release - Veterans, See What's Brewing - Pierre

Press Release - Veterans, See What's Brewing - Clark

September 2022 Column - Don't Wait - Reach Out

Press Release - PVT Frederic Schroeder Fallen Hero Bridge Dedication

Press Release - City of Sioux Falls Gifts Additional Land to the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs

Press Release - POW/MIA Recognition Day

Press Release - CPL Martin Fluegel Fallen Hero Bridge Dedication

Press Release - Veterans Activities at the South Dakota State Fair

August 2022 Column - Serving Those Who Served

Press Release - Pierre Elks Lodge 1953 Receives SDDVA 2022 Partner of the Year Award

Press Release - Matt Pillar Receives 2022 SDDVA New Veteran Service of the Year Award

Press Release - Jeri Smith Receives SDDVA 2022 Outstanding Leader, Mentor, Advocate of the Year Award

Press Release - Shannon Phillips Receives SDDVA 2022 Outstanding Department Staffer of the Year Award

Press Release - Lee Borries Named Outstanding Veterans Service Officer of the Year

Press Release - Leaders Recognized for their Service to South Dakota's Veterans

Press Release - Private August E. Otto, Jr. Fallen Hero Bridge Dedication

Press Release - Purple Heart Recognition Day

Press Release - SGT James Haider Fallen Hero Bridge Dedication

Press Release - SSG Daniel Cuka Fallen Hero Bridge Dedication

July 2022 Column - New Laws, Services and Programs Impacting Veterans

Press Release - Cpl John Hutchison Fallen Hero Bridge Dedication

Press Release - SGT Richard Maynard and PFC Frederick Farlee Fallen Hero Bridge Dedication

Press Release - PFC David Gatton Fallen Hero Bridge Dedication

June 2022 Column - They Made the Ultimate Sacrifice, Now South Dakota is Honoring Them

Press Release - Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month

May 2022 Column - Honoring our Heroes Legacy

Press Release - Memorial Day

Press Release - National Military Appreciation Month

Press Release - Johnson Named Superintendent for Michael J. Fitzmaurice State Veterans Home

April 2022 Column - South Dakota's Commitment to our Veterans is Older than even our State

March 2022 Column - Call for Action - We Need to Hear from our Veterans

Press Release - Governor Noem Proclaims Vietnam Veterans Day

Press Release - Nominations for Fallen Heroes Bridge Dedications Due April 1

February 2022 Column - Don't Be Scammed

January 2022 Column - Honoring our Prisoners of War and Those Missing in Action

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