• June 1, 2021

    LifeWaters non-profit teaches adaptive scuba diving to those with mobility challenges and each year they take a terminally ill Veteran on a Hero Dive.

  • May 22, 2021

    In the first-ever National Veterans Golden Age Games (at Home), nearly 200 Veterans participated in the weeklong event, which included six competitions for Veterans to complete at home.

  • March 28, 2021

    The 35th Annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic will look a bit different but the mission remains the same. This year’s five-day event, sponsored by VA and DAV, will be held virtually.

  • March 4, 2021

    Joyce Casey, a Spinal Cord Injury recreation therapist, has saved and changed the lives of thousands of paralyzed Veterans.

  • February 21, 2021

    Sports education helps foster physical fitness, mental well-being, social attitudes and behavior while populations are locked down. VA’s partnership with PGA helps Vets maintain good health.

  • February 8, 2021

    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.

  • January 20, 2021

    Join Paralyzed Veterans of America for a live webinar with author David Davis to discuss his book "Wheels of Courage" on February 4, 2021 at 1pm.

  • January 12, 2021

    VA and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) are hosting the 40th National Veterans Wheelchair Games in New York City, August 8-13, 2021. Applications from eligible Veterans interested in competing may be completed online at www.wheelchairgames.org, and the application period is open now through April 2.

  • December 11, 2020

    Like the other events offered through the National Veterans Sports Programs & Special Events Office, this year the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival has gone virtual. The “National Veterans Creative Arts Festival at Home” was held November 30 through December 4.

  • November 20, 2020

    Navy Veteran Michael Whittaker has accepted life changes and challenges living with Multiple Sclerosis MS and is making the best of every moment, with some help from VA.

  • November 8, 2020

    Fourteen Veterans with disabilities completed a six-week golf program through their VA Recreational Therapy service. Thanks to the Professional Golf Association Helping Our Patriots Everywhere program.

  • August 4, 2020

    Twists and turns, bumps and bruises, the occasional crash. For many Veterans, the sport of bobsled is a metaphor for life.