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RECENT NEWS

VAIL VETERANS PROGRAM BRINGS BACK CAREGIVER RETREATS
October 6, 2022

VAIL – The Vail Veterans Program is wrapping up a winter and summer of beneficial programs that help military wounded and their families after taking a hiatus during COVID-19. Although the pandemic put a halt on many things, the military injured and their families were still going through their day-to-day struggles. Back this year were… Read more »

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 »

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VAIL VETERANS PROGRAM BRINGS BACK CAREGIVER RETREATS

October 6, 2022

VAIL – The Vail Veterans Program is wrapping up a winter and summer of beneficial programs that help military wounded and their families after taking a hiatus during COVID-19. Although the pandemic put a halt on many things, the military injured and their families were still going through their day-to-day struggles. Back this year were… Read more »

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 »

VAIL VETERANS PROGRAM BACK ON THE SNOW

January 28, 2022

VAIL – After almost two years, the Vail Veterans Program welcomed 11 veterans and their families back to Vail Mountain this week. The Vail Veterans Program, which was formed in 2004, offers military injured and their families free world-class therapeutic programs designed to build confidence, create lifelong relationships and tap into the freedom the mountains… Read more »

Jen Brown is new director of Vail Veterans Program

January 4, 2022

VAIL – The Vail Veterans Program, a nonprofit organization providing therapeutic and rehabilitative outdoor sports programs for wounded military service members and their families, has named Jen Brown as the organization’s new executive director. Brown is a well-respected community leader in the valley. Prior to joining the Vail Veterans Program, Brown worked as the managing… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program welcomes an Israeli group: Israeli, U.S. veterans share a bond

December 16, 2021

VAIL – Those who have been invited to Vail Veterans Program events say those programs have changed their lives. Now that life-changing mountain therapy is reaching out to other veterans from other countries. The program this week has welcomed a group of seven veterans of the Israeli Defense Force. Those veterans are supported by Brothers for… Read more »

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… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program takes on a new program to help injured vets

July 28, 2020

VAIL — The Vail Veterans Program isn’t going to let a pandemic stop its work to help our nation’s injured veterans and their families. The COVID-19 pandemic was just starting to hit home in Eagle County when the veterans left March 6 from the program’s most recent winter program in the Vail Valley. Soon after,… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program dines at Vail Firehouse

May 7, 2020

VAIL — It was the dinner invitation I’ve been waiting to get for a long time. I’ve always heard about the final night of the Vail Veterans Program and the farewell dinner hosted at the Vail Firehouse. The stories of camaraderie, the changes from day one until the last night of the program and the… Read more »