• Register to compete in virtual adaptive fitness event

    Register for the Sports4Vets Throwdown, a virtual adaptive fitness event.

  • National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic registration opens

    VA is accepting applications from Veterans interested in participating in the 2021 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic. Applications are available online at www.summersportsclinic.va.gov. The deadline to submit an application is May 1, 2021. Participation is open to eligible Veterans receiving care at any VA medical facility.

  • Team RWB Invites You to Accept The 1776 Challenge!

    Starting on June 17, complete the 1776 challenge by performing daily exercises and goals with Team RWB and Veterans across the country virtually. Finishers get a free patch! Veterans get a free Nike t-shirt for signing up with Team RWB.

  • Team Red, White and Blue connects Veterans to their communities with social and physical activities

    Team Red, White and Blue is focused on creating quality relationships and experiences that contribute to life satisfaction and overall well-being. The concept of enrichment consists of three core components—health, people, and purpose—that comprise a rich life. The non-profit organization has open membership for Veterans, their families, caregivers and anyone in the community who would like to support Veterans.

  • Warrior Fitness Park dedicated at Temple VA

    The new Warrior Fitness Park was dedicated at the Temple VA in Texas on Feb. 19 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the occasion.

  • Pacific Northwest gym serves local Vets through non-profit workouts

    After witnessing his father deteriorate from the Vietnam war the author, also a Vietnam Navy Veteran, shares his backstory and passion for non-profit work.

  • Watch the 2018 National Veterans Wheelchair Games streaming live from Orlando, Florida

    The National Veterans Wheelchair Games is co-presented by VA and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA).  The games serve Veterans with spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, amputations and other central neurological impairments with the goal to increase their independence, healthy activity and quality of life through wheelchair sports and recreation.

  • US National Sled Hockey Team defeats Canada to claim World Championships

    The U.S. National Sled Hockey Team, which includes four Marine Corps Veterans, claimed gold at the 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships in Buffalo, New York on Sunday. The team earned its fourth consecutive shutout with a 3-0 victory over Canada. Team USA includes Marine Corps Veterans Luke McDermott, Josh Misiewicz, Paul Schaus and Josh Sweeney.

  • PVA spotlights John Peterson for National Volunteer Week

    “My wife and kids have volunteered at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games for the past four years,” says Peterson, whose more than 30 years as a government contractor includes work with the military and the Department of Veterans Affairs. “It’s been important to us and our extended families to serve our veterans.”

  • An open letter to disabled Veterans

    Through it all, this is what I’ve learned: adaptive sports can take you from a place where you see no future to a place where you determine your own. But let me be clear: there is no single roadmap to recovery. No one can prescribe a single drug or a single treatment to make you whole again. Your best recovery will come from the methods that work best for you. The sooner you embrace that idea, the quicker you’ll recover.

  • 2015 Wheelchair Games registration opens today

    Co-Presented by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America, the National Veterans Wheelchair Games is a rehabilitation and wheelchair sports program empowering Veterans to live more active and healthy lives through wheelchair sports and recreation. Veterans with a Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Amputation or other neurological injury that uses wheelchair for sport, and are eligible for care in the VA can participate.

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine: yoga, acupuncture and more

    There was a time when yoga classes at a VA hospital would have seemed as out of place as poetry readings during boot camp.Times have changed. Nowadays, yoga is just one of several complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices that have caught on big at VA. Meditation and acupuncture are two more.

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