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31 Veterans to Represent the U.S. in the Paralympics

It was recently announced that 31 veterans from across the country have been selected to represent the United States in the Paralympics, starting September 7, in…
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Heroes Make History at National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Heroes Make History at National Veterans Wheelchair Games Each year, hundreds of athletes come together to celebrate the largest annual wheelchair sports event…
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Time for Heroes to Have Some Fun!

Coming home from overseas conflict takes a measurable amount of adjustment. As a veteran returning home with a disability, you may be faced with many unforeseen…
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The VA Helps Veterans Get Mobility Assistance

The Department of Veteran Affairs is a great resource for making mobility equipment accessible and affordable through available benefits. There are several options…

New VA Paralympic Website

  A new website from The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is part of the VA’s ongoing commitment to support the rehabilitation and recovery of disabled…

Vets with Disabilities Want Cool Handicap Accessible Vans, Trucks

Mobility dealers have converted ordinary vehicles into wheelchair accessible vans, mobility trucks, cars and minivans for people with disabilities for more than…
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For People with Disabilities: Get on the Ice with Sledge Hockey

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Want to participate in a fast action sport? Try sledge hockey (also called sled hockey) - an exciting ice skating experience for people with disabilities. It's growing…
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Registration Now Open for National Veterans Wheelchair Games

  Registration for the largest annual wheelchair sports competition in the world, the National Veterans Wheelchair Games, is now open through April 15, 2012.…
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Believe in Heroes and Wounded Warrior Project Put the Veteran Back in Veterans Day

Veterans with disabilities know the special significance of Nov. 11—Veterans Day, which honors veterans of all wars for their patriotism and willingness to serve…
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VA Offers Support, Financial Help to Veterans’ Caregivers

  As of May 2011, the Veterans Administration provides additional support for eligible post-9/11 veterans who receive care in a home setting from a primary…