PO Box 6473
VAIL, COLORADO, 81658
Vail Veterans Program is a 501c Non-profit Organization.
Tax ID 20-5254885
VAIL — U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter wasn’t old enough to legally buy beer when he threw himself on a grenade, saving the life of the fellow Marine with him in that rooftop bunker in Afghanistan. Continue reading…
VAIL — Lt. Col. Dr. Donald Gajewski laughs and cries at the same time when he talks about his “guys.” Gajewski is in town with dozens of wounded warriors and their families for a Vail Veterans Program session, and found himself at the rim of Blue Sky Basin asking himself how a rookie skier got… Read more »
On these Colorado ski slopes, wounded veterans are not only learning a sport they once thought was out of reach, they’re also gaining confidence to rebuild their lives. “The thing about skiing, once I’m up there on the mountain, I’m on equal footing with everybody else,” Col. Gregory Gadson told TODAY during his fourth trip… Read more »