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RECENT NEWS

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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Heroes having fun: Vail Veterans Program hosts injured vets, families

July 27, 2017

 

VAIL — Briana Irwin’s smile was as bright as the Colorado sky as she careened down a zipline.

The Irwin clan is in Vail as part of this week’s Vail Veterans Program group.

Twelve-year-old Briana flashed a smile as she admitted she was hesitant about ziplining. It’s OK to be apprehensive, even scared, said an amputee who encouraged her. The woman looked Briana straight in the eye, pointed to where her leg used to be, then at Briana’s two healthy legs and told Briana, “If I can do it on one leg, you can do it.”

And they did.

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