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RECENT NEWS

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 »

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 »

Testimonials

“What does it mean for me to be here with my family? It’s the first time that they have been able to see me walk with my prosthetic. Before I was pretty much bed-ridden. It was incredible to get outside and participate in all of the activities. We’ve realized that we can do the same… Read more »

Robert Louder, Veteran

“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, 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 Sgt. First Class (Ret.) Henry Escobedo

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 »

Sgt. Greg Foster (Ret.) & Colleen

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 »

Sgt. Tim Johannsen (Ret.)