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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 »

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Vail Veterans Program’s Path to Success teaches vets that success is no secret

January 8, 2019

 

VAIL — Everyone wants to be successful. Not everyone knows how.

The Vail Veterans Program’s Path to Success program sets heroes on … well, the path to success. It’s part of Johnson & Johnson’s Human Performance Institute.

David, for example, is an injured Iraq War vet. He found himself on his couch fiddling with his smartphone and watching television, as he had done the day before and the day before that and the day before that …

No more. David was part of last weekend’s Path to Success follow-up sessions in The Lodge at Vail. David loves being active, but lethargy is a seductive enemy. He said he still has his gray days when he doesn’t want to get off the couch, but other days he does.

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