• Curling, pickleball debut at Veterans Wheelchair Games

    The largest wheelchair rehab event for Veterans with spinal cord injuries, amputations and other neurological conditions is underway.

  • Marine Corps Veteran fights diabetes with VA support

    Dangerous blood sugar levels, then a severe infection, then amputation. Through it all, Marine Corps Veteran is optimistic and grateful to VA.

  • Chats with the Chief: Making the world more accessible for disabled Veterans

    This week’s Chats with the Chief: Dr. Rory Cooper describes, “A world where people with disabilities can fully participate in society.”

  • 50 personal mobility devices donated to VA and Vets who use them

    On the Operation Mobility Tour, 25 Veterans will receive an iBOT wheelchair donated by Mobius Mobility, with matching donations to SCI/D Centers.

  • Veterans compete in 2020 Golden Age Games… at home

    Veterans representing 36 states, the Virgin Islands and 61 medical centers competed in the VA 2020 National Veteran Golden Age Games. Improvising at home, Veterans picked up 100 gold medals.

  • Veterans in wheelchairs roll toward independence

    Wheelchair-bound Veterans at Milwaukee VAMC worked toward independence in the Mitchell Park Domes, a local indoor botanical garden. Helped by VA staff, they practiced mobility and proficiency.

  • TEE Tournament teaches golf for blind, amputees, paralyzed

    Adaptive golf at the TEE Tournament teaches the blind, paralyzed and those with PTSD to heal and see their full potential on the golf greens of Iowa.

  • VA Video Connect brings therapy to the Veteran

    Veteran Joseph Angeles used to have to drive to VA San Diego Healthcare for physical therapy classes. Now, he connects remotely with occupational therapist Henrietta Padilla using VA Video Connect.

  • Milwaukee and Madison VA team up for tai chi seminar, promote healing, mental clarity

    Milwaukee VA, Madison VA, other community partners, team up for three-day tai chi seminar to promote healing and mental clarity.

  • The American Veteran: From Omaha Beach to wheelchair basketball, the warrior spirit is unbreakable

    This episode of The American Veteran includes a story about Charles Norman Shay, a Native American who landed on Omaha Beach in the first wave on D-Day as a combat medic

  • Hardships to championships – disabled Army Veteran aims for greatness in archery

    Veteran Martha Chavez contracted polio as a young girl which weakened her legs after an Army training accident. With perseverance and a trusty bow, today she is the holder of numerous archery medals.

  • 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.

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