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VAIL, COLORADO 81658

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12 VAIL ROAD, STE 200
VAIL, COLORADO 81657

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

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 »

Testimonials

“I left the Caregivers Retreat truly feeling like I’ve added a dozen sisters to my family. Life has been rough lately and stress is at an all time high. I lost my self identity, lost interest in doing things I used to love and fell into a depression I couldn’t shake. I left Vail feeling… Read more »

Chelsi Taylor, Military Caregiver

“After I understood the extent of my injuries, I realized that I might not make it out of this alive, and I wasn’t certain if it would be a life worth living, with a body worth living in. There was so much that I still wanted to do and so many people to live for…. Read more »

Army CPT Greg Galeazzi (Ret.)

“This program is a lifeline. It wasn’t just a lifeline for the disabled vets that are struggling with depression and needed to get out, or those struggling with their rehab and trying to explore new hobbies, it is also a lifeline to those disabled vets who needed to meet other injured service members and connect… Read more »

Army SPC Seffron Boyle

“Being with other caregivers on the Vail Veterans Program Caregivers Retreat feels empowering and safe. We all understand each other, we’re able to discuss things openly and freely, without having to worry and knowing that we can be there for one another, that’s the most important thing. People that don’t know these things, they want… Read more »

Brandi Melott, Military Caregiver

“This opportunity/program could not have come at a better time. As a matter of fact, I feel like it was a blessing. This past week was more than a life changer for me. The program gave me insight into how to react to challenges, situations and arguments. I now have the tools to make a… Read more »

Army SFC Henry Escobedo (Ret.)

Being at the Vail Veterans Program has been an eye opener for me. I am so protective of Greg and sometimes I wonder if I am more nervous about everything than he is. But seeing him say, “Go faster” when he was horseback riding lifted my confidence in him so much and it is such… Read more »

Army SGT Greg Foster (Ret.) & Colleen Foster

My wife and I would like to thank the Vail Veterans Program for the great opportunity to visit Vail in January 2012.  We are very humbled by the generosity of the Vail community and the Vail Veterans Program.  I did not think it would be possible for me to learn to ski after losing both… Read more »

Army CPL Kevin Dubois (Ret.)

Golf, for me, is physical and mental. Physically, golf has improved my balance and core strength, swinging a golf club is no easy task, especially on prosthetics. Mentally, when I get frustrated by the daily obstacles of wearing prosthetics and being in a wheelchair its nice to be to go out and hit a few… Read more »

Army SGT Tim Johannsen (Ret.)