• VETSports as a tool to embolden Veterans transitioning back into civilian life 

    VETSports is focused on improving the physical and emotional health of Veterans through sports, physical activity and community involvement.

  • Experience live events through Vet Tix with friends and family

    Vet Tix is a national nonprofit organization that provides free event tickets to give something to those who gave.  It’s a way they can give back to our Veterans and service members, as a means to thank them for their service and sacrifices.

  • 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games swing into action

    VA and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) co-present the event, with VA NY Harbor Healthcare System hosting the 2021 Wheelchair Games—the world’s largest annual wheelchair sports event solely for Veterans. Veterans will be participating in 21 adaptive sports and recreational events in the “Big Apple” and at-home from their communities across the nation. The games mark a major milestone of 40 years of empowering the nation’s Veterans to live happy and healthy lives through adaptive sports and recreation.

  • Community care specialists help Veteran amputee thrive

    VA’s Community Care Network helps Veteran amputee receive the care needed to become a competitive athlete. Marine Veteran Richard Alcaraz’ new outlook on life: “It made me feel like I had a purpose again.”

  • Borne the Battle #197: Army Veteran Luke Wade, KC Crew

    While most events and clubs can’t function as normal, Army Veteran Luke Wade and the KC Crew have found ways to keep people and communities connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Find a VETSports team in your community

    VETSports connects Veterans to sport teams and groups in their local community.

  • Army Veteran finds strength in powerlifting

    Army Veteran KC Mitchell found new meaning, a hobby and […]

  • Wheelchair Games restores health, builds friendships and unites families

    The Wheelchair Games are an annual event co-hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Paralyzed Veterans of America.

  • Vietnam-era Veteran uses new knees to “Escape from Alcatraz”

    Less than three years after knee replacement surgery at VA, this 61-year-old Vietnam-era Veteran completed the Escape from Alcatraz triathlon.

  • Historic New York boxing gym opens its doors to Veterans

    Not even the rumble of the F train can drown out the sounds of shuffling shoes, jump ropes and the rhythm of gloved hands striking heavy bags at Gleason’s Gym – America’s oldest active boxing gym

  • #BorneTheBattle 86: Steven Weintraub – Marine Veteran, Chief Strategy Officer for Vet Tix

    Steven Weintraub joins us to explain the ins and outs of Vet Tix, his role in the organization, and his service to our country in the Marine Corps.

  • Registering for This Year’s Summer Sports Clinic

    The Summer Sports Clinic registration is open to up to 100 recently-injured Veterans who receive care at VA medical facilities nationwide.

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