ANGEL FIRE, N.M. (Nov. 1, 2017) – Angel Fire’s 4th Annual Military Winterfest will be a Rocky Mountain celebration for veterans, active duty and their families Feb. 22 – 26, 2018 highlighting skiing, snowboarding, tubing and a Family Expo.
Dana Bowman, a retired U.S. Army Golden Knight and double amputee, will again dazzle audiences with his American Flag Jump In Saturday, February 24. 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.
Military Winterfest, which attracted more than 600 military members and their familiesin 2017, showcases Angel Fire Resort’s 10,677’ mountain with 80 runs, three terrain parks, 30 acres of gladed tree runs and nighttime skiing. The festival features huge discounts; ski and snowboard lessons for vets, taught by vets; a Family Expo and Fun Races. Other highlights include a family-friendly Celebratory Dinner, daily Twilight Colors Parades, an Opening Ceremony Blessing and a Meet & Greet Social.
MORE INFORMATION: Daily event schedule and lodging information available onMilitaryWinterfest.com and on Facebook at Facebook.com/MilitaryWinterfest. Advanced online registration gets a free t-shirt, go to: https://mwf2018.eventbrite.com.
Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve, veterans, veterans certified 100% disabled, dependent families and Gold Star families are eligible to participate but need a valid identification card or other proof of service
Key partners in Military Winterfest 2018: National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center of Angel Fire, event host and organizer; the Angel Fire Resort, 5-Star corporate sponsor; and the funded in part by the Village of Angel Fire lodgers tax.
Military Winterfest 2018 directly supports the National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center. The Center provides treatment for military individuals and families that suffer with Post Traumatic Stress. Its creative therapies have been nationally recognized for their effectiveness in treating the “Invisible Wounds of War.” For more, see National Veterans Wellness & Healing Center Angel Fire.