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RECENT NEWS

Vail Veterans Program unites caregivers of injured combat vets
May 14, 2019

VAIL — Imagine walking into a room with two dozen best friends whom you’ve just met. That’s life this week for a Vail Veterans Program Caregivers Reunion — all caregivers for combat veterans who were injured in Iraq or Afghanistan. Just as heroic as those soldiers are the people who take care of them. Their… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program celebrates 15 years of helping heroes
March 18, 2019

VAIL — An Army Special Forces unit is skiing down Vail Mountain when its members cross paths with a Vail Veterans Program crew. Both groups stop, happily acknowledge each other and their gear. Handshakes and introductions all around, most punctuated with: “Thank you for your service.” “Thank you for yours.” In that instant is the… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program’s Family Week reminds us that we’re all in this together

VAIL — Jess and Tina Walton’s two sons were among dozens of kids bouncing around the Larkspur restaurant Thursday morning, anxious for their last day skiing on Vail Mountain with the Vail Veterans Program. Eight-year-old Chase Walton strolled past his dad and gave him a loving punch in the shoulder … because they’re guys who… 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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