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Army Veteran “Doc” Jackson spent his career as a medic saving lives. He rediscovered his passion at the 2022 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic.
Veterans Summer Sports Clinic for military Veterans from across the country who have a range of disabilities including traumatic brain injury.
There are plenty of great times at the Summer Sports Clinic, but there is also a clinical benefit that goes far beyond the sand and surf.
Army Vet Chuck Miller is the first blind Veteran certified by the American Sailing Association, and is an ambassador at this year's Summer Sports Clinic.
Blind, amputee and other Veterans learn firsthand about the healing waters of the San Diego surf at VA's Summer Sports Clinic.
From strokes to other major brain injuries, the Minneapolis polytrauma team provides world-class care unlike anything in the civilian community.
The crash killed her three friends, and almost killed her and her mom. Despite a severe brain injury, Olivia is coming back from the near-death crash.
Army Veteran Adam Greathouse was in a coma for two months. Today, he’s a volunteer and an Ambassador for VA’s Summer Sports Clinic, helping other Veterans conquer their challenges.
Army Veteran Bryan Smethurst served in Afghanistan and overcame addiction stemming from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Army Veteran Adam Greathouse served in the 3rd Infantry Division, 1-41 Field Artillery.
They come from all ages, from all over the United States and they came to support Veterans because they have one thing in common; the love of their sport.
Teams raised their guidons to kick off Monday’s events and cheered each other as they tried their hands at surfing, sailing, kayaking, archery, and cycling.
If you are a Veteran in crisis
or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of
them are Veterans themselves.
Get more resources at VeteransCrisisLine.net.
Last updated November 27, 2022
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