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RECENT NEWS

Vail Veterans Program celebrates 15 years of helping heroes
March 18, 2019

VAIL — An Army Special Forces unit is skiing down Vail Mountain when its members cross paths with a Vail Veterans Program crew. Both groups stop, happily acknowledge each other and their gear. Handshakes and introductions all around, most punctuated with: “Thank you for your service.” “Thank you for yours.” In that instant is the… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program’s Family Week reminds us that we’re all in this together

VAIL — Jess and Tina Walton’s two sons were among dozens of kids bouncing around the Larkspur restaurant Thursday morning, anxious for their last day skiing on Vail Mountain with the Vail Veterans Program. Eight-year-old Chase Walton strolled past his dad and gave him a loving punch in the shoulder … because they’re guys who… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program helps heroic caregivers learn they’re not alone
January 8, 2019

  VAIL — Because it takes one to know one, the women at this week’s Vail Veterans Program’s caregivers conference were best friends before they even met. Twenty-eight women are in town — all caregivers for combat veterans who were injured in Iraq or Afghanistan. Just as heroic as those soldiers are the people who… 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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