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RECENT NEWS

Vail Veterans Program hosts four dozen injured military veterans and their families
February 3, 2020

VAIL — Yes, Vail is a place on the map, but for the four dozen people in town this week for the Vail Veterans Program winter family session, Vail is a place in their hearts. Among them, the Damon Johnson clan is in town from San Antonio. The Schumacher crew is in from San Diego…. Read more »

Vail Veterans Program, Human Performance Institute helps vets embrace life after the military
January 13, 2020

VAIL — Changing your life is not complicated — it’s just work. And what’s true now about you does not have to be true forever, not if you don’t want it to be. That’s the message Chris Diaz delivered to a Vail Veterans Program group in town for a three-day session with the Johnson &… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program reunites soldiers who crossed paths in Iraq in 2004
September 9, 2019

VAIL — Families stick together, it’s what families do. “We’re family. We are not alone,” Steve Dabroski told a group of wounded combat veterans in town for the Vail Veterans Program’s summer golf session. Dabroski and Jeremy Knutson hadn’t seen each other since a rocket-propelled grenade ambush hit Dabroski’s Marine unit in Iraq. Read the… Read more »

Winter Outdoor Sports Programs

Winter Family Program: January 26 – 31, 2020

Veterans gain confidence through four full days of private ski and snowboard lessons with PSIA-AASI certified instructors. Family members enjoy group ski and snowboard lessons. All participants engage in group meals and evening adventure activities. This program supports family cohesion while promoting the well-being of individual family members in their collective journey through the difficulties of adjusting to life after a severe military service injury. Program activities allow for time and attention to be spent on each person, giving the family unit a respite from their day-to-day responsibilities. Families have the chance to reconnect and heal in a safe and comfortable environment. Participants engage in group activities connecting with peers at a similar stage in the recovery process, as well as those who have already surmounted familiar challenges.

Winter Mountain Adventure: March 1 – 6, 2020

Wounded Veterans benefit from four days of private adaptive ski and snowboard lessons with PSIA-AASI certified instructors. Guests benefit from group lessons with PSIA-AASI instructors. This program builds confidence and independence in wounded Veterans. When participants reach the top of the mountain, it is symbolic of their ability to accomplish anything, despite a severe injury.