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RECENT NEWS

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… Read more »

Vail Today: Vail Veterans Program utilizes the healing power of the mountains (video)
March 21, 2018

VAIL – Can mountains heal people? The Vail Veterans Program believes they can. That’s why they bring military injured and their families to the Vail Valley for adaptive skiing and snowboarding programs in the winter and a multitude of activities in the summer. This week, over 30 wounded veterans and their family members were invited… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program names Lindsay Humphreys its new executive director
February 13, 2018

  VAIL — Lindsay Humphreys will follow a legend, and the legend will help her along. Humphreys is the Vail Veterans Program’s new executive director. Group founder Cheryl Jensen is handing over the reins; Humphreys’ first day was Monday, Feb. 12. Jensen is sticking around as board chair. Humphreys previously served on the program’s board… 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.)