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Retired Army Golden Knight, Double Amputee Dana Bowman Returns to Angel Fire

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Retired Army Golden Knight, Double Amputee Dana Bowman Returns to Angel Fire
Skydives into Military Winterfest February 20

ANGEL FIRE, N.M. (Jan. 14, 2016) – “Breathtaking,” “inspirational” and “goose bumpy” are words spectators used to describe how Dana Bowman jumped, quite literally into the hearts of Angel Fire’s residents and visitors during its Military Appreciation Weekend last January. But jumping out of a perfectly good aircraft and parachuting over thousands of spectators is SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for Bowman, a former member of the Army’s elite parachute team, the Golden Knights and double amputee.

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Angel Fire Slates Military Winterfest 2016

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Angel Fire Slates Military Winterfest 2016
Features American Flag Jump-in by former US Army Golden Knight, double amputee, Dana Bowman

ANGEL FIRE, N.M. (Dec. 10, 2015) – Think of it as a celebration of our military serving now and in the past. When the 2nd Annual Military Winterfest comes to Angel Fire, N.M. Feb. 18 – 22 there will be five days of snow-filled fun, live entertainment, savory food and special discounts for most everything. Last year, the event welcomed more than 600 active duty, retirees and families from Texas, Colorado and beyond to its winter celebration. This year, organizers anticipate doubling participation.

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Military Winterfest (FEB 9-13, 2017)

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The 3rd Annual Military Winterfest showcases four days of snow-filled fun, live entertainment, savory food & exclusive military discounts. Hosted and organized by the National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center Angel Fire, this will be a winter celebration of our military serving now and in the past.

Activities: Skiing, snowboarding, sleigh rides, tubing, snowshoeing, family and non-skier activities. Vet-to-Vet ski and snowboard lessons with Adaptive Ski Programs for vets with disabilities!

Watch this space for more information as the weekend develops and check out our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/MilitaryWinterfest

 

MILITARY FAMILIES — HIT THE SLOPES FEBRUARY 18 THROUGH 22 WHEN ‘WINTERFEST’ COMES TO ANGEL FIRE RESORT!

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MILITARY FAMILIES — HIT THE SLOPES FEBRUARY 18 THROUGH 22 WHEN ‘WINTERFEST’ COMES TO ANGEL FIRE RESORT! THIS 2ND ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF OUR MILITARY SHOWCASES 5 DAYS OF SNOW-FILLED FUN, ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD AND EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS! VETERANS, FAMILIES OF FALLEN HEROS, ACTIVE DUTY AND THEIR FAMILIES CAN ENJOY SKIING, SNOWBOARDING, S’MORE PARTIES, INTER-SERVICE RACES AND MUCH MORE.

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2016 Spring Retreat Schedule

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The 2016 Spring Retreats have been scheduled for the following dates:

May 1-8, 2016

May 22-29, 2016

June 22-29, 2016

 

All Retreats are a total of seven (7) days. All attendees must commit to the full seven (7) days.

All lodging, meals and meetings are paid by National Veterans Wellness and Healing. Transportation to and from the Retreats is the responsibility of the attendees.

Fill out an application, scan and send to: email hidden; JavaScript is required or mail to P.O. Box 805, Angel Fire, NM 87110. If you have questions and/or want to secure a place at one of these retreats, please call 575-224-1512 to speak with a representative.

Angel Fire Veterans Center Receives $1.4 Million Boost

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ANGEL FIRE—  A $1.4 million contract from the New Mexico Department of Human Services will enable the National Veterans Wellness and Healing Center plans to bring 90 New Mexico veteran couples a year to Angel Fire for PTSD recovery programs the next four years. The department is providing the center $350,000-a-year to carry out the program. 

“It feels great for our veterans,” said Chuck Howe, the center’s president, said Wednesday (Oct. 16).

“We are so pleased,” said State Rep. Bob Wooley, District 66, who helped the center procure $350,000 in funding during this year’s legislative session. The $350,000 the center received for the contract this year must be spent by June 30,2015.

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