Image description: The National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic is the worlds largest learn-to-ski, adaptive winter sports rehabilitative event for U.S. military service veterans.
The clinic’s purpose is to motivate veterans with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, certain neurological problems and other disabilities to live life to the fullest. The clinic, sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans took place in Snowmass, Colo. from March 31 - April 5.
Photo from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans now have their own social networking mobile app to help them find and support one another.
Veterans who served in combat after Nov. 11, 1998 are eligible for extended health care for 5 years post discharge. Learn more about the benefits offered and find out how to apply.
Image description: U.S. Army Spc. Brett Hyde, with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, performs sentinel duty at the Tomb of the Unknowns before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.
Every year a ceremony is held on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery. It begins with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns.
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Photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr., U.S. Army.