The Red Cross is recognizing everyday heroes in our community. Josh Hansen is an ordinary person doing extraordinary things.

Richard Woodruff with the Utah Red Cross joined Good Morning Utah, along with Josh, to talk about how the two-tour Iraq war veteran is making a difference.

Josh was an IED hunter while he was deployed. He was wounded in Action (WIA) in 2007 and medevac’d out of Iraq to recover from injuries. Josh’s battalion lost six men while in combat, and three from his company. Once home, four committed suicide.

Upon returning to the United States, Josh founded a non-profit called Continued Mission.  The organization serves injured or suicidal Veterans.
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2016 Heroes Recognition Event Dates and Locations
Northern Utah, March 17, 2016 (Ogden) Eccles Conference Center
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Greater Salt Lake Area, March 31, 2016 (Salt Lake City) Little America
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Southern Utah, April 7, 2016 (St. George) Hilton Garden Inn
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Greater Utah Valley, April 21, 2016 (Provo) Utah Valley Conference Center
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All events take place from 11:30am – 1:00pm
For ticket information, contact Michael Smauldon at (801) 323-7028 or 
For event sponsorship information, contact Margie Woodruff at (801) 323-7015 or