VA encourages Eligible Veterans to Apply for 2015 Veterans Summer Sports Clinic








VA encourages Eligible Veterans to Apply for 2015 Veterans Summer Sports Clinic

March 6, 2015, 03:38:00 PM





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VA encourages Eligible Veterans to Apply for 2015 Veterans Summer Sports Clinic


Rehabilitation sports and recreation program supports Veterans with disabilities


 


Washington – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accepting applications from Veterans interested in participating in the 2015 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic.


The 2015 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic will be held Sept.13-18 at the VA San Diego Healthcare System in San Diego, California. The annual event is expected to attract Veterans from all over the country who have sustained a variety of injuries ranging from traumatic brain injury and polytrauma, to spinal cord injury or loss of limb. 


“I encourage every Veteran who may be eligible to take advantage of this opportunity,” said VA Secretary Robert McDonald. “There is rehabilitative power in leading an active lifestyle and learning new skills and activities.”  


The National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic represents VA’s continued commitment to offer adaptive sports and recreation therapy as an integral part of a successful rehabilitation program.

The deadline to apply for the 2015 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic is May 1. 


For more information or for an application, visit www.summersportsclinic.va.gov.


The 2015 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic is sponsored by VA, the Veterans Canteen Service and other community organizations. 


 


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Media Inquiries:


Michael Molina


National Veterans Sports Programs & Special Events


(202) 560-7305


Michael.molina1@va.gov


 




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