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APR 2018: Book Release Coming??? Stay tuned...
APR 07,2018: Provo Elks Lodge, fund raiser for Veterans. Time" 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
APR 07, 2018: Billings, MT, Veterans Charity Banquet and Live Auction.
APR 20, 2018: George E. Wahlen VA Hospital, Volunteer Services Luncheon and Volunteer Awards Presentations.
APR 28, 2018: Gr8ter Veterans, Program. Speakers and Concert to help Veterans.
MAY 19, 2018: Armed Forces Day.
MAY 28, 2018: Memorial Day, Camp Williamas, Utah
JUN 10, 2018: Owensboro, KY, American Legion Post
JUN 22, 2018: San Louis Obispo, CA, Charity Golf Tournament
JUN 23-27, 2018: Operation Surf, Pismo Beach, CA
JUL 04, 2018: Independence Day, Billings, MT, American Legion Andrew Pearson Post #114.
JUL 30-AUG 13, 2018: Norwegian, Cruise Line, Alaska Inner Passage
AUG 16; 2018: Louisville, KY
AUG 18-20, 2018: Bristol, KY, NASCAR, Winston Cup Series
DEC 07, 2017: National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
NOV 11, 2017: Veterans Day Program. West Valley City, Utah. At 6:30 pm come out and join me as we celebrate the great veterans that have selflessly served our wonderful nation.
NOV 10, 2017: University of Utah. The 20th annual Veterans Day commemoration. Ceremony begins at 11:00 in the Olpin bldg. Eleven Veterans will be honored, inducted, and presented special honorary medallions for their bravery, courage in combat, and outstanding sacrifices to freedom.
AUG 03, 2017: Cold War Victory Medal Presentation. Come join me for an awesome presentation at the Utah State Capital Building, in the Capitol Rotunda at 7:00 pm.
June 23-25: Billings Montana.
Montana State American Legion Convention. Speaking at convention banquet Saturday night.
MAY 06, 2017: At Marriot Convention Center, Provo, Utah. Come on out and join me for an evening of fun.
MAR 18, 2017: Music from the Heart. Festival to help our Veterans, Presented by the ELK's Foundation, at the Arena in Spanish Fork, Utah.
MAR 04,2017: Veterans Benefit Concert. 7:00pm at BUMPERS, 12828 Sprague Ave., Spokane, WA. Music by Famous Artists: Rick Huckaby, Jesse Quandt, and the Joey James Band.
FEB 13-17: National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week. A National Event at VA Hospitals across the country to pay tribute to our hospitalized Veterans. I will be at the George E Wahlen VA Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah.
JAN 28, 2017: VFW Banquet at Old Courthouse in Provo, Utah
JAN 23, 2017: at Sundance Film Festival ; at the Indie Lounge. Special Event hosted by Power and Industry on Main Street in Park City, Utah. First screening of "Stacked Deck, Journey of a Sky Trooper."
DEC 10, 2016:Speaking to the Soldiers of the 3-360th Transportation Battalion, Fort Douglas, Utah
DEC 07, 2016: Pearl harbor Day and the Birthday of WWII survivor and hero Bill Jenkins. Celebrating his 96th b-day with him at South Jordan, Utah
DEC 01, 2016: Decorating the Lobby of the George E Wahlen VA Medical Center in SLC, Utah
NOV 25, 2016: Thanksgiving Day at the George E Wahlen VA Medical Center in SLC, Utah
NOV 16, 2016: Speaking to Boy Scouts of America at 5658 W 12200 S, Riverton, Utah
NOV 11, 2016: National Veteran's Day; Speaking at three different services in Nephi, Utah
NOV 02, 2016: Speaking at the Senior Citizen Center in Springville, Utah (6:00pm)
SEP 21, 2016: Speaking to Executive Management of the the International Corporation Vivent Outdoors, Inc. at the Stein Erickson Lodge in Park City, Utah.
SEP 11, 2016: Speaking at the "Healing Field" on Patriot Day at a ceremony for induction into the official "Utah Patriot Hall of Fame."
AUG 27, 2016: Montana Warrior Transition Assistance,
Banquet and Fundraiser,
Billings Convention Center,
AUG 10-13, 2016: "Tribe of Kyngs," with Author Richard Paul Evans, Near Zion's National Park, Utah
JULY 25, 2016: Pioneer Day Parade, Salt Lake City, Utah
JULY 14-16, 2016: Country Fan Fest, Tooele, Utah
(American Heroes Project)
JULY 04, 2016: Independence Day, Thanksgiving Point,
JUNE 27-JULY 01"
The 36th Annual, NATIONAL Wheelchair Games, at the VA at the VA Campus, and other venues, in and near, SLC, Utah
JUNE 25, 2016: Timpanogos Harley Davidson, Charity "Ride for Life," Pleasant Groove, Utah
MAY 30, 2016: Guest Speaker at the Memorial Day Program in, West Jordan, Utah
MAY 19, 2016: American Legion Post #112, Armed Forces Day Motorcycle Ride, Murray, Utah
MAY 17, 2016: Motivational Speaking to the VA Regional Call Center at the VA Campus in SLC, Utah
MAY 17, 2016: Motivational Speaking to the VA Regional Call Center at the VA Campus in SLC, Utah
MAY 19, 2016: Motivational Speaking at Tooele Army Depot, in Tooele, Utah
MAY 14-15, 2016: "Fishing Derby" at Flaming George Reservoir at the Boat Launch in Manilla, Utah
APR 12, 2016: Motivational Speaking at American ELK's "Music from the Heart"
At the Fairgrounds in Spanish
MAR 12, 2016: Utah ELK's "Music from the Heart"
At the Fairgrounds in Spanish
FEB 25, 2016: At the Utah Chairbound Sportsmen Annual Charity Banquet at the Provo Marriot Hotel, in Provo, Utah
FEB 25, 2016: At an Evening with Nathan Osmond, at the Rock Canyon Studios, in Provo Utah
FEB 16-19, 2016: Nat'l Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week. I will be at the George E. Wahlen VA Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah.
FEB 06, 2016: At the Utah County Annual Lincoln Day Dinner, Provo, Utah
JAN 23, 2016: At the American Legion, Andrew Pearson Post #117,Annual Benefit Banquet, in Billings, Montana
NOV 14, 2015: Honored to announce I will be with "Brothers and Sisters" of the Chance Phelps Post, Detachment #1406, Marine Corps League, Rock Springs, WY, to be a guest Speaker for their Marine Corps 240th Birthday Ball
NOV 11, 2015: Celebrating Veterans Day at a program at the Utah State Capital Rotunda
OCT 24, 2015: Military Appreciation Breakfast. Montana State University, Billings, Montana
OCT 09, 2015:Charity Golf Tournament at the Premier Thanksgiving Pointe Golf
Course, Lehi, Utah
SEP 09, 2015: Honored to be a Guest Speaker at the Salt Lake City, Utah, Public Safety Building for the Utah Crisis Intervention Team of Utah.
AUG, 2015: Honoree at Country Fest, Tooele, UT
JUN 14, 2015: Flag Day
MAY 25, 2015: Memorial Day
MAY 15, 2015: Armed Forces Day
APR 20-21, 2015: Leitchfield, Kentucky speaking to youth about Patriotism and Book signing.
APR 17-19, 2015: Bristol, Tennessee for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Race, the Ford City 500.
MAR 21, 2015:Guest Speaker in Sandy, Utah for event "Every Hero."
FEB 27-29, 2015: Sportsman's Outdoor Expo at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo, Utah; assisting with a Charity Banquet to benefit "Wounded Warriors" and Disabled hunters and sportsman of all ages; the charity Chairbound Sportsman.
FEB 09-13, 2015: Participated in the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week at the George E. Wahlen VA Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah.
JAN 24, 2015: Guest Speaker at American Legion Banquet and Auction for "Warriors in Transition" charity in Billings, Montana.
NOV 25, 2014: Decorate Lobby of Veterans Hospital in Salt Lake City for Christmas.
NOV 08, 2014: Speaker at the Veterans Awards Banquet honoring outstanding businesses and professionals who go above and beyond to take care of Veterans!
OCT 15, 2014: Ogden,UT
Guest Speaker at the Weber County Search and Rescue.
AUG 21, 2014: SLC, UT
VA Hospital Visit with Trevor
Lewis; 2 time NHL Stanley Cup
Champion with the L.A. Kings.
(Thanking Hospitalized Veterans)
AUG 10, 2014: Sturgis, SD
74th Annual Black Hills
AUG 03, 2014: Ogden, UT
Dan G. Dolan Memorial
JULY 04, 2014: Lehi, UT
At Thanksgiving Point
MAY 25, 2014: Ogden,UT
Guest Speaker at the Myers Evergreen Memorial Park Memorial Program and recipient of the Annual Myers Evergreen Humanitarian of the Year Award.
MAY 16, 2014: Sandy, UT
Guest Speaker at the dedication of the Amazing unveiling of the Utah Freedom Memorial.
MAY 13, 2014: SLC, UT
Speaking to 100+ awesome employees at the VA regional call center.
MAR 08, 2014: Tooele, UT
Lincoln Day Dinner and Meet Your Candidates Night.
FEB 13-16, 2014: SLC, UT
Downtown Convention Center,
Western Hunting and Conservation
FEB 10-14, 2014: SLC, UT
National Salute to Hospitalized
Veterans Week. Visiting with
hospitalized Veterans and Book
JAN 31, 2014: Billings, MT
Billings Hotel and Convention Center: Warriors in Transition Benefit Banquet (Guest Speaker)
DEC 01, 2013: New Book
"Gordy-isms" Book Two: Proverbial Dung from the Mountain-top
Nov 09-11, 2013: Billings, MT.
Keynote Speaker at Veterans Day Program in Billings, MT, Nov 11.
OCT 21: Salt Lake City, Fort Douglas, Dedication of Utah Fallen Soldiers Memorial (Memorial Includes a Piece of the World Trade Center Twin Towers)
OCT 20: Salt Lake City, Fort Douglas, Special Viewing of Utah Fallen Soldiers Memorial for Utah's Gold Star Families (Memorial Includes a Piece of the World Trade Center Twin Towers)
OCT 11, 2013: Salt Lake City, UT. State Capitol Building, in the Capitol Rotunda, 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm, Keynote Speaker for the Governor's Golden Key Awards, Honoring Businesses who Hire People with Disabilities, including Veterans.
SEPT 14-21, 2013: Veterans Summer Sports Clinic, San Diego, CA.
SEPT 14, 2013: Suicide Memorial/Prevention Walk, Provo, UT, 8:30 a.m. at Vivitar. Bringing Hope for the Future...
SEPT 11, 2013: Guest Speaker at American Legion Post 13, Provo, UT, at 7:00 p.m. Public Invited, Light refreshments served.
SEPT 05-09, 2013: Operation Restoration with AmpSurf; Pismo Beach, CA
AUG 07-10, 2013: 72nd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Sturgis, SD.
AUG 03, 2013: SPC Dan G. Dolan Memorial Motorcycle Ride; Ogden UT (at Golden Spike Harley Davidson Dealership, Ogden, UT (Registration 0830-1000; KSU at 1030)
JULY 27, 2013: Grand Marshall at Charity Golf Tournament, Billings, MT
JULY 24, 2013: in Bozeman, MT
At 12:00 pm with Bozeman Rotary Club; At 7:00 pm at American Legion Post 14.
JULY 20: Book Signing at the Squire Lounge, Billings, MT
JULY 19: Dinner with Blue Star Mothers, Bozeman, MT
JUNE 28-Jun 30: Louisville, KY
American Legion of Kentucky
State Convention, in Louisville
JUNE 07, 2013: Book Signing, at Colonial Flag, Sandy, UT. Live Radio and Book Signing.
JUNE 06, 2013: Payson, UT
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 1:00 p.m. for new Veterans Nursing Home
MAY 27, 2013: Utah State Veterans Cemetery (Memorial Ceremony).
MAY 18, 2013: at 1:00pm, Book Signing at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Layton, Utah
(1780 North Woodland Park Dr, Layton, UT 84041).
MAY 11, 2013: Brandon's Ride; Memorial Motorcycle Ride and Tribute to our Fallen Heroes. Assemble at 10:30, at the Maverick on 2700 S. 5600 W - Ride Begins at 11:00 am.
APR 15, 2013: In Provo, Utah Veterans Counsel, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony; Dedication of new meeting space in Historic County Courthouse
MAR 18-21, 2013: Leitchfield, KY
MAR 14-17, 2013: In Bristol, TN
(at the Bristol Motor Speedway)
MAR 13, 2013: In Lousiville, KY (at American Legion Post 81)
MAR 09, 2013: Elk's Lodge, Provo, UT. Dinner and Charity Auction, and book signing. Contact Kenneth Vaughn at (801)499-9770 for info.
FEB 23, 2013: At the International Outdoor Hunting Expo, SLC, UT,
at the Chair-bound Hunters Booth
in support of sportsman outings
for chair-bound hunters and mobility
challenged wounded warriors and
FEB 16, 2013: At the Authors Summit held in Sandy, UT at the Larry H Miller Campus.
FEB 09, 2013: President Lincoln Memorial Dinner at Utah Valley University, Provo, UT at 5:30 pm.
FEB 02, 2013: Fund Raising Dinner and Auction in Leitchfield, KY. (at Legion Post 81, 5:30pm-10:30pm).
FEB 01, 2013: Book signing in Florance, KY. (at Boone Legion Post 4, from 5:00pm-10:00pm).
FEB 01, 2013: Live Radio Interview at 7:00 am on Cincinnati Ohio's Number One Morning Talk Radio Show with Awesome Host Brian Thomas on 55KRC.
JAN 30-31, 2013: Book signing at Fort Knox, KY (at the Post Exchange, 12:00pm-5:00pm).
JAN 30, 2013: Live Radio Interview at 9:20am, on the K105 Talk Radio Show "In The Know" with radio hosts Mark Buckles and Misty Thomas (104.9fm and 870 am) in Leitchfield, KY.
JAN 25-26, 2013: Book signing in Louisville, KY at State American Legion Conference.
Dec 01, 2012:Decorating Lobby of Veterans Hospital in SLC, UT for Christmas.
Nov 24, 2012: Decorating the lobby and Christmas trees in the lobby of the George E. Wahlen Veterans Hospital in SLC, Utah.
Nov 22, 2012: Release of my New Book, "GORDY-ISMS."
Nov 14, 2012: Guest Speaker at the Senior Citizens Center;
and also, Speaking at the Nephi Middle School in Nephi, Ut
Nov 12, 2012: Presentation of "American Highrise," a benifit concert and presentation for America's Fallen Warrior Memorial Project. In the Rotunda of the State Capital Bldg, SLC, UT.
Nov 09, 2012: Book signing and Live Radio Interview from Colonial Flag Company store showroom, located in Sandy, Utah
Nov 09, 2012: Veterans Day Awards Ceremony at 11:00am in, in the Ballroom of the Olpin Union Bldg, of the University of Utah, in SLC, UT
Oct 28, 2012: Book signing in Orem, Utah at GC.
Oct 23, 2012: Speaking to students at the Oran P. Lawyer
Elementary in Leitchfield, KY
Oct 22, 2012: Booksignings and guest speaking Owensboro, KY
Oct 20-21, 2012:
American Legion State Convention, in Louisiville, KY
October 02, 2012: Interview with newpaper reporter from USA Today.
Sept 30, 2012: Guest Speaker at the Utah National Guard Armory in Springville, UT
Sept 24, 2012: Live radio interview on AM 630, KTALK. as a guest on the Morgan Philpot Show;
Sept 15-22, 2012: Participated in the VA 2012 Summer Sports Clinic in San Diego, CA.
Sept 11, 2012:Live TV Interview from the Healing Field in Sandy, UT on the ABC channel 4 morning show "Good Things Utah."
August 08-14, 2012-Kentucky
(With the Honorable Kentucky State Legionaires-Caring for the needs of Veterans and Wounded Warriors)
Aug 08: Ft. Knox, KY
Aug 09: Ft. Knox WTU-American Legion Post 113, Elizabethtown, KY
Aug 10: Ft. Campbell, KY (WTU)
Aug 11: American Legion Post 121, Bardstown, KY
Aug 12: American Legion Post 81, Leitchfield, KY
Aug 13: Frankfort, KY TBD
Aug 14: American Legion Post 180, St. Mathews, KY- at the St. Mathews Mall
July 17, 2012: Release of New Book "A LIFETIME AT WAR"
July 07, 2012: Wendover, NV
July 04, 2012: Independence Day Celebrations; SLC, UT
June 01st-03rd, 2012: AmpSurf;
Wine, Waves and Beyond
at Pismo Beach, CA
May 03, 2012: Booksigning
At George E Wahlen Veterans Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah
April 22, 2012: Booksigning
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
April 16, 2012: V.A. Volunteer Awards Presentation and Lunch
at Marrirot Hotel downtown
March 22, 2012:Visit with Hospitalized Veterans at V.A. Hospital in Martinez, CA with
Blue Star Riders Founder
March 09, 2012:CNN(Television);
The Pier Morgan Show: Special Guest Montell Williams talks about book "Dung in My Foxhole"
February 29, 2012: Fisher House Dedication at V.A. Hospital in
Salt Lake City, Utah
February 25, 2012: Booksigning
at the ELK's Lodge in Provo, UT
Charity Event for "Chair-bound Hunters and Wounded Warriors"
February 13th -16th, 2012:
Salute to Hospitalized Veterans-
at the George E Wahlen Veterans Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT