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VAIL, COLORADO 81658

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VAIL, COLORADO 81657

Vail Veterans Program is a 501c3 Non-profit Organization.
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RECENT NEWS

VAIL VETERANS PROGRAM BRINGS BACK POPULAR GOLF IN THE ROCKIES
September 2, 2022

VAIL – After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Vail Veterans Program’s Golf in the Rockies event is back. The four-day golf outing brings military injured to championship golf courses for some rounds of golf, clinics with PGA professionals, meals with fellow veterans and other fun activities. Over a dozen veterans from as… Read more »

VAIL VETERANS PROGRAM WELCOMES BACK SUMMER PARTICIPANTS
August 4, 2022

VAIL – After a two-year halt due to COVID-19 restrictions, summer programs are back for the vets participating in the Vail Veterans Program. The summertime version of the successful winter program brings military wounded and their families out for a week of fun, comradery and growth with the mountains as a backdrop. “Vail Veterans Program is… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program hosts 23 wounded military on slopes this week
March 14, 2022

VAIL – From being nervous and overwhelmed to now being inspirational and thankful, that progression exemplifies what Crystal Radice-Dunblazer, a retired Army nurse, experienced with the Vail Veterans Program. Radice-Dunblazer is a below-the-knee amputee and had her amputation done at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. She was there for most of 2019 doing… Read more »

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Vail Veterans, 10th Mountain Whiskey: A spirited partnership

August 27, 2021

VAIL – Chris Fesmire lost his legs in combat. After active duty in the Marines, he found his purpose in Colorado.

Fesmire was wounded in 2004, in Iraq. As he recovered, he was transferred to Walter Reed military hospital in Washington, D.C. On his first day there, in March of 2005, Vail Veterans Program founder Cheryl Jensen came by, looking for volunteers to participate in the then-new program to bring wounded vets to the Vail Valley.

“Cheryl came in and asked me if I wanted to ski Vail,” Fesmire said. His answer was an immediate “yes,” although Fesmire added, with a laugh, that quick decision may have been influenced by the medications he was taking at the time.

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