Empowering Veterans Outdoors: Meet Veterans Expeditions

This Memorial Day, we remember the men and women of the Armed Forces who are no longer with us. To help honor their memory, we’re spotlighting one of our favorite veteran-led, veteran-focused non-profits. Meet Veterans Expeditions. 

A group of people standing atop a snow mountain holding an American flag and a Veterans Expedition flag. Image via Veterans Expeditions

Veterans Expeditions is both community-oriented and outdoor-focused. They work to help enhance the lives of veterans every single day.

THEIR MISSION 

“Empower veterans to overcome challenges associated with military service through outdoor training and leadership.” 

A group of people standing atop a snowy mountain, holding an American flag and a Veterans Expeditions flag. Image via Veterans Expeditions

THEIR VISION 

“An outdoor community fully committed to one another and leveraging veteran leadership skills that reconnects service members to one another, the land they fought for, and outdoor employment opportunities.” 

THEIR GOALS 

“Create an outdoor community that builds trust, comradeship, and support networks among veterans during trips and in their home communities. Create opportunities for employment in the outdoor industry and related fields. Improve the veteran’s quality of life.” 

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SUPPORT THEIR WORK

Donate here(Opens in a new window) to support their work! To learn more about their upcoming events, head over to their website(Opens in a new window). You can also follow along with the Vet Ex team on Instagram(Opens in a new window) and Facebook(Opens in a new window).

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