Local organization hosts wounded warriors for skiing and snowboarding this week

By Edward Stoner

VAIL — Staff Sgt. Dan Nevins was in the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center near Washington, D.C., when two men from the Wounded Warrior Project came in to deliver him an invitation of hope. Months before, on November 10, 2004, an improvised explosive device had detonated beneath a vehicle Nevins was on as an infantry squad leader in Iraq. Nevins’ helmet was split in half and he was ejected from the vehicle. The incident left Nevins with a traumatic brain injury, and resulted in the amputation of his left leg below the knee; his right leg, after more than …

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