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VAIL, COLORADO 81658

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VAIL, COLORADO 81657

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Vail Veterans Program is a 501c3 Non-profit Organization.
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RECENT NEWS

Wounded veterans and families find healing and support in Vail
February 3, 2024

VAIL – Vail Veterans Program brings 80 participants to Vail Mountain The Vail Veterans Program hosted 80 participants for its Winter Family Program earlier this week. Seventeen wounded veterans, 17 spouses or companions, 45 children and one hospital staff member rounded out the group. Everyone enjoyed ski and snowboard lessons with the instructors from Vail… Read more »

Vail Veterans Programs’ Golf in the Rockies returns to help military injured
August 30, 2023

The Vail Veterans Program brings out wounded warriors for lessons on and off the golf course. Colorado is known for summer activities like rafting, biking and fly fishing, but golfing is right up there as one of the top sports to do here, especially with the golf ball going farther at this altitude. The Vail… Read more »

Founder of the Vail Veterans Program to be inducted into Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame

Vail, CO- Cheryl Jensen to be honored for her life changing programs for the military injured. If Cheryl Jensen had told her younger self that one day she would start a nonprofit veterans service organization that would change the lives of thousands of wounded veterans and receive awards from the Secretary of Defense and the… Read more »

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Wounded veterans and families find healing and support in Vail

February 3, 2024

VAIL – Vail Veterans Program brings 80 participants to Vail Mountain The Vail Veterans Program hosted 80 participants for its Winter Family Program earlier this week. Seventeen wounded veterans, 17 spouses or companions, 45 children and one hospital staff member rounded out the group. Everyone enjoyed ski and snowboard lessons with the instructors from Vail… Read more »

Vail Veterans Programs’ Golf in the Rockies returns to help military injured

August 30, 2023

The Vail Veterans Program brings out wounded warriors for lessons on and off the golf course. Colorado is known for summer activities like rafting, biking and fly fishing, but golfing is right up there as one of the top sports to do here, especially with the golf ball going farther at this altitude. The Vail… Read more »

Founder of the Vail Veterans Program to be inducted into Colorado Snowsports Hall of Fame

August 30, 2023

Vail, CO- Cheryl Jensen to be honored for her life changing programs for the military injured. If Cheryl Jensen had told her younger self that one day she would start a nonprofit veterans service organization that would change the lives of thousands of wounded veterans and receive awards from the Secretary of Defense and the… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program offers hope, family bonding in the mountains

July 22, 2023

Vail, CO – Summer program helps build confidence and strengthen connections through outdoor sports and recreation For nearly 13 and a half years, Travis Wyatt served in the U.S. Navy. He was an operations specialist 1st class petty officer E-6 on his Alive Day — the date when a member of the military almost loses… Read more »

VAIL FIREHOUSE HOSTS WOUNDED VETERANS FOR DINNER

March 20, 2023

For nearly two decades the Vail Veterans Program has been bringing military injured to the Vail Valley for adaptive snowsports, bonding, healing and a home cooked meal. The participants of the program are invited to Vail via recommendations from staff at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland; Brooke Army Medical Center in… Read more »

WOUNDED VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES LEARN LESSONS ON AND OFF THE SLOPES IN VAIL

February 7, 2023

VAIL – Sometimes you have to do hard things. For Jacob Sevy, a Senior Master Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force, he knows that statement all too well. Sevy is one of 17 wounded veterans taking part in the annual Winter Family Program put on by the Vail Veterans Program, a nonprofit that was founded in… Read more »

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 »