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Vail Veterans Program reunites soldiers who crossed paths in Iraq in 2004
September 9, 2019

VAIL — Families stick together, it’s what families do. “We’re family. We are not alone,” Steve Dabroski told a group of wounded combat veterans in town for the Vail Veterans Program’s summer golf session. Dabroski and Jeremy Knutson hadn’t seen each other since a rocket-propelled grenade ambush hit Dabroski’s Marine unit in Iraq. Read the… Read more »

Heroes by the hundred: Vail Veterans Program turns 15 as it hosts its 2019 summer family session

We all adapt to life, some more than others. The Vail Veterans Program’s summer family session was in town this past week, with dozens of families doing all the stuff families do during a Vail vacation. 15 years young The Vail Veterans Program is 15 years old and has hosted thousands of wounded veterans and… Read more »

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 »

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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 above all else, family matters.

“Often, people don’t understand the value of play,” Elliott said.

Get outside, and get disconnected from phones and other electronic gadgets.

“It’s great to go out in nature and away from technology and just have human connection,” Elliott said.

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