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1102 North 1200 West
Ogden, UT 84404

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Name: George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home
Address: 1102 North 1200 West
Location: Ogden, UT 84404
County: Davis
(888) 655-5454
(801) 334-4300
FAX: (801) 334-4309
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Details About George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home


To find enjoyment and meaning in the moments of each day is the essence of living. At the George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home, we are mitted to create and maintain a high standard of living for all veterans we have the privilege of serving.

We seek to provide high quality nursing and personal care, applied with courtesy and compassion. Our reverence for life emphasizes the sacred individuality of every person in our care. Compassion is a part of all we do.

Working together, our staff, residents, and volunteers create a community that seeks to uphold and affirm the dignity and joy of life as we care for the physical and emotional needs of our residents. Daily activities are designed to satisfy the mind and body. Community activities help build friendships and a true sense of belonging.

George E. Wahlen gave 21 years of distinguished service to the United States military. As a medically-trained  corpsman,  Wahlen was among the invasion force that landed on Iwo Jima in 1945. A few days later he was treating a wounded Marine when an enemy grenade exploded nearby and sent shrapnel into his face. Refusing treatment, he continued to work in the midst of intense fighting. He ran through fire carrying a wounded Marine to safety on his back, and when an adjacent platoon lost its corpsman, he rushed through heavy fire to take care of its wounded as well, treating fourteen casualties before returning to his own unit.

On March 2, 1945, Wahlen was wounded again, this time in the back, and refused evacuation. He moved out in an assault that advanced more than six hundred yards of open terrain in the face of Japanese fire and was shot in the leg.  Unable to walk, he crawled fifty yards to administer first aid to another fallen Marine.  On October 5, 1945, George E. Wahlen received the Medal of Honor from President Harry Truman.

He served during both the Korean and Vietnam conflicts, and after 21 years active duty, retired with the rank of Major in the Army. As a civilian he worked for over a decade with the Veterans Administration and as an active promoter for veterans’ causes.

The George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home is honored to bear his name.



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