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Hosting heroes: Vail Veterans Program welcomes wounded military vets for 5-day golf outing
August 27, 2018

  VAIL – For wounded U.S. military veterans — and their families — tours of duty last a lifetime. Years outside of the military are spent adjusting to society, building confidence and getting used to a new normal after catastrophic injuries. The Vail Veterans Program uses the freedom of the Rocky Mountains along with rehabilitative… Read more »

Making memories, sharing adventures: Vail Veterans Program hosting summer family session this week
July 31, 2018

VAIL — High-tech and low-touch is not a great way to live. “Go outside, unplug and play,” said Kim Elliott, a recreation therapist with the Navy Medical Center in San Diego. Elliott is one of dozens of people in town this week for the Vail Veterans Program’s summer session. This one focuses on families, because… Read more »

Vail Today: Vail Veterans Program utilizes the healing power of the mountains (video)
March 21, 2018

VAIL – Can mountains heal people? The Vail Veterans Program believes they can. That’s why they bring military injured and their families to the Vail Valley for adaptive skiing and snowboarding programs in the winter and a multitude of activities in the summer. This week, over 30 wounded veterans and their family members were invited… Read more »

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Hosting heroes: Vail Veterans Program welcomes wounded military vets for 5-day golf outing

August 27, 2018

 

VAIL – For wounded U.S. military veterans — and their families — tours of duty last a lifetime. Years outside of the military are spent adjusting to society, building confidence and getting used to a new normal after catastrophic injuries.

The Vail Veterans Program uses the freedom of the Rocky Mountains along with rehabilitative sports and activities to help wounded veterans from across the country enjoy much-needed time away, free of charge for them and their families.

During the week of Aug. 20, about 20 veterans converged on the valley for a five-day golf outing, along with other activities such as massages and bowling at local businesses.

“Coming from the city of Philadelphia and getting out here, just looking around and breathing good air feels great,” said Kevin McCloskey, “and the courses are beautiful and everyone out here is incredible. Vail Veterans is probably one of the best nonprofits out there.”

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