Who We Are

Cache Valley Veterans Association (CVVA) is a Veterans 501c19 Veterans Non-Profit who provides services and projects to assist Veterans here in the Cache Valley Community to include Franklin County Utah. We are Veterans serving Veterans. Our programs, projects and services are provided to the approximately 15,000 Veterans locally as well as the many active service members and their families. Our goal is to be the active agency providing services and resources due to the limited access to the Department of Veterans Affairs in SLC Utah. We are a rural community with limited Veterans resources and Cache Valley Veterans Association is here to break that barrier and serve to the best of our abilities. We provided services and resources to include homeless transition services, Veterans Benefits services, Veterans home accommodation, Veterans Service Animal projects and much more. 

 

How We Contribute

Our programs, services and projects are provided free to all Veterans, Service members and their families here in the Cache Valley community which includes all of Franklin County. Our goal is to help improve the quality of life for all in this community. Our intent is to be the liaison, community partner and resource. We have partnered with local, state and national Veterans organizations, community nonprofits and state agencies as to ensure the resources already available hits this community as to help connect Veterans in need. We are a Veterans nonprofit therefore donations and grants helps us continue our massive efforts. We are geared and driven to help improve and optimize anything Veterans, Service members and family's services, benefits and programs to break barriers and help improve the quality of life. We are Veterans helping Veterans, while serving this community. 

 

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Our Projects

There are many projects that we have to help with the many different needs. We provide these with the knowledge that we are all brothers, and sisters, and we need to help our brothers. With these we can make sure that we take care of each other.  Below are some of the programs we offer. Check out our resource page that provides the remaining projects. 

Homeless Veteran Transition Program

Provides as services not available in Cache Valley. We help those in a homeless crisis obtain temporary shelter while working to break barriers that will help improve their current situation while also finding permanent housing. This service is a limited resource to those in dire needs and limited to funding and limited access to resources. We also partner with the local housing office BRAG and with the Homeless Veterans Fellowship to assist in the funding for permanent supportive housing services. We are geared towards a temporary financial services in that we can help with lodging services upon getting enrolled into our Veterans Transition program. 

Veterans Service Animal Project

This project provides supportive services by supporting local Veterans dealing with physical and mental health disabilities by providing service dogs with training and certifications at no cost to the Veteran. 

Operation Veterans Rebuild

Cache Valley Veterans Association assists Veterans by providing accommodation services to their homes due to their disabilities. Our intent is to partner with local organizations, retail outfits and non-profits to help provide all necessary upgrades and changes that will help improve the home of the Veteran in need. This includes wheelchair ramps. handrails, and more. 

Honor Guard Services

Provides fallen Veteran funeral services, Eagle Scout awards and posting of the colors within the community. This service connects Veterans to serving the community by getting them into their formal dress uniforms and serve their fallen fellow Veterans and or serving their community through formal Veterans Day events at local schools, grand openings and posting of the nation's colors.  

Veteran Transition Program

Providing workshops, benefits and programs to Veterans, Service members and their families linking them back to a single unit as a family after having served in the Military. These services include financial support, counseling services and local resources. 

Meet The Team

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Phillip Redlinger

Chief Executive Officer/Founder

Active Duty US Army

2003-2005

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Richard Fillmer

Chief Operations Officer/Founder

Active Duty US Army 

1970-1971 

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Curtis Roche

Director of Ceremonies/Color Guard/Founder

Active Duty US Marine Corps

1979-2004

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Laurie Redlinger 

Spouse US Army

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Lee Crosby

US Army National Guard 

1999-Current

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Tiffany (Hamilton) Morris

Universal Homeless Outreach Case Manager

Active Duty US Army 

2009-2012

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Ron Ringo

US Marine Corps, US Navy

1977-2011

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Shirley Ringo

Spouse US Marine Corps, US Navy

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Tony Flores

Chief Financial Officer

Active Duty US Army

1995- Current

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Drew Wilson

Chief Information Officer

Active Duty US Navy

1995-2003

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Jason Ratcliff

Operations Manager

Active Duty U.S Army

1994-Current

 

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