Valor Games, August 14-16, 2018 in Chicago
The Valor Games brings together disabled veterans and wounded, ill or injured service members and engages them in three days of Paralympic sport competition. The event celebrates sport as a means of empowering individuals and strengthening community. Athletes from the following Midwest states are invited to apply: IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, OH, NE, ND, SD, WI.
Click HERE to learn more and apply now. The application process closes July 1st.
Chicago Park District Veteran Programs
Chicago Park District Veterans and Active Military: Serving those who have served.
In addition to the new programs, all programs offered by the Chicago Park District are FREE for active military personnel. Immediate family members receive a 10% discount on program fees.
Your Chicago Park District staff contacts:
Special Recreation Manager
Maribel Mejia, USMC Veteran
Veterans Program & Event Facilitator
Program & Event Coordinator
Department of Defense Warrior Games, June 30 - July 8, 2017
Watch WARRIOR GAMES highlights and closing ceremonies HERE.
Operation: Ruck 22, September 8, 2017
Watch members of the Chicago Police Department participate in the 2017 Ruck 22 Race HERE.
City of Chicago Office of Veteran Affairs
The City of Chicago's Veterans Resource Office is a one-stop clearinghouse designed to provide assistance for better living and health services to veterans of the United States armed forces and their surviving spouses. Visit the website here.