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RECENT NEWS

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 »

Vail Veterans Program names Lindsay Humphreys its new executive director
February 13, 2018

  VAIL — Lindsay Humphreys will follow a legend, and the legend will help her along. Humphreys is the Vail Veterans Program’s new executive director. Group founder Cheryl Jensen is handing over the reins; Humphreys’ first day was Monday, Feb. 12. Jensen is sticking around as board chair. Humphreys previously served on the program’s board… Read more »

Making miracles: Vail Veterans Program is ‘what was missing after Vietnam’
February 1, 2018

VAIL — Dr. Sean McDougal’s entire life did not flash before his eyes as he stood at the top of Golden Peak, but the last year did.   McDougal was a paraplegic last July. He has followed his own best advice, “Physician, heal thyself,” and was improving but was still in a wheelchair in early… Read more »

In The News

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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