Military Winterfest

Feb. 9 – 13, 2017

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

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Skiing, snowboarding, tubing & snowshoeing!
  • Former U.S. Army Golden Knight & double amputee, Dana Bowman’s American Flag Jump-in!
  • Inter-service races!
  • KidFest
  • Meet & Greet Social
  • Celebratory Dinner
  • Lessons for vets, by vets!
  • Adaptive Program for vets with disabilities!
  • Twilight Colors Retirement Mountain Parade
  • Expo
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Angel Fire Military Winterfest Feb. 9-12, 2017

A celebration & salute of our military serving now & in the past that supports the National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center of Angel Fire. The Center reaches out to service people with Post Traumatic Stress & their families. Stay tuned for the 3rd Annual Military Winterfest in Angel Fire, N.M. February 9 - 13, 2017. There will be 5 days of snow-filled fun, live entertainment, savory food & exclusive discounts. Active duty military, Guard, Reserves, retirees can all enjoy discounted outdoor activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, sleigh rides, sledding, snowshoeing & s’mores parties. Also, Dana Bowman, a former U.S. Army Golden Knight & double amputee will return to Angel Fire for the 3rd year to skydive over the ski mountain carrying an enormous American Flag. Ski & snowboard lessons will be available FOR vets, BY vets! Also, there are adaptive opportunities for vets who are certified 100% disabled. (Winterfest will need at least 2 weeks to arrange this.) Advanced ONLINE Registration will be available at bit.ly/Military_Winterfest. $20 individuals, $30 families (up to 6 Dependents) -- includes ALL activities EVERYDAY, including: the celebratory dinner with Dana Bowman & live musical entertainment ($5/person, limited seating); VIP access to ALL events; a VIP Gift Bag; a Military Challenge Coin, discounted lift tickets; half-priced equipment rentals & lessons and MORE! FREE for vets who are certified 100% disabled. LODGING - Angel Fire Resort specials - book lodging, lessons & equipment at angelfireresort.com or call (888) 371-7344. Use promo code: VETS. More Village accommodations listings will be available at veteranswellnessandhealing.org/military-winterfest/ Schedule of Events & list of local discounts - veteranswellnessandhealing.org. ‘LIKE’ us at www.facebook.com/militarywinterfest. As with Military Winterfest 2016 Military Winterfest 2017 will support the National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center of Angel Fire, reaching out to service people with Post Traumatic Stress & their families. Angel Fire Resort is the 5-star corporate sponsor. It is also funded in part by Village of Angel Fire lodgers tax. The National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center in Angel Fire, Inc. (NVW&HC) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. * The registration fees you paid when you attended Military Winterfest 2016 made a difference to the National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center! Registrations collected, grant funding & other donations help fund critical projects that provide tools for veterans & military families that suffer with Post Traumatic Stress. The NVW&HC uses creative therapies and processes that focus on emotional and physical healing to treat the Invisible Wounds of War. For more, see National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center Angel Fire at veteranswellnessandhealing.org.
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Angel Fire Military Winterfest Feb. 9-12, 2017
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The story of Arlington National Cemetery.
Angel Fire Military Winterfest Feb. 9-12, 2017
Arlington National Cemetery
Memorial Day and everyday we honor the service and sacrifice of our nation’s heroes. This video takes us "Inside These Hallowed Grounds” telling the story of Arlington National Cemetery through the people dedicated to our men and women in uniform.
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Angel Fire Military Winterfest Feb. 9-12, 2017
Angel Fire Military Winterfest Feb. 9-12, 201705/29/2016 at 5:53am
Flag retirement at Angel Fire's Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park.
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Dana Bowman, a retired U.S. Army Golden Knight and double amputee, will dazzle audiences with his American Flag Jump In Saturday, February 11. Skydiving from an airplane, he’ll make a precision landing onto the base of Angel Fire Resort’s ski mountain. Bowman has two custom prosthetic limbs when he lost both legs in a parachuting accident.

Buddy Hayes & one of Angel Fire's amazing adaptive instructors at 2016's Military Winterfest.
Buddy Hayes & one of Angel Fire's amazing adaptive instructors at 2016's Military Winterfest.

Vet2Vet

  • Ski or snowboard instructors, are you a veteran, military retiree, National Guard or Reservist?
  • We want YOU to instruct other vets & active duty military at the 3rd Annual Military Winterfest held here.
  • ALL service branches welcome!
  • Also seeking adaptive instructors for vets with disabilities!

Contact Bill Hughes, if you can help. email hidden; JavaScript is required or 410-271-4701.

Winterfest directly supports the National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center. The Center provides treatment for military individuals & families that suffer with Post Traumatic Stress –the “Invisible Wounds of War.”

Partners in Military Winterfest 2017: National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center of Angel Fire, event host & organizer; the Angel Fire Resort, 5-Star Corporate Sponsor; and the Village of Angel Fire.