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RECENT NEWS

Hosting heroes: Vail Veterans Program welcomes wounded military vets for 5-day golf outing
August 27, 2018

  VAIL – For wounded U.S. military veterans — and their families — tours of duty last a lifetime. Years outside of the military are spent adjusting to society, building confidence and getting used to a new normal after catastrophic injuries. The Vail Veterans Program uses the freedom of the Rocky Mountains along with rehabilitative… Read more »

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 »

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Vail Veterans Program’s summer golf a little about golf, a lot about life

August 29, 2017

WOLCOTT — Alex DeVilling hits golf balls so far he should file a flight plan.

DeVilling is a long-drive professional and was one of the golf experts helping this week’s Vail Veterans Program summer golf group at Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club in Wolcott. He spent much of his morning teaching the guys how to hit golf balls as far as he does.

They can’t, of course. Almost no one can, but the fun is in trying.

Devilling shattered a watermelon, drove balls through a sheet of plywood and launched golf balls practically through the hole in the ozone.

He hit a box of Titleist, which is to say that he teed up a box containing a 12-pack of Titleist golf balls and hit it. The box went further than most of us can hit a ball. Fourteen heroes laughed out loud as they basked in the morning sun at Red Sky Ranch. They laughed a lot this week.

This is the Vail Veterans Program’s seventh annual Red Sky Ranch session. Time flies when you’re doing good and having fun.

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