"In every chaos,

there is also opportunity"



Empower wounded, injured and ill veterans to fully live their lives and honor our fallen military heroes.

Veterans & Athletes United (VAU)

All-volunteer 501c3 non-profit organization founded and run by veterans. Since 2012 we have helped close to 4500 veterans and their families through our programs, adaptive sports, accessible retreat, and job networking opportunities. 


We were honored to complete our fallen heroes memorial on memorial day 2018 which has traveled to many locations nation wide.  It brings awareness to our service members, who made the ultimate sacrifice, as well as their gold star families.  

 2019 Impact: Year in Review 

  • 600+ veterans and family members served.  

  • 9 accessible retreats throughout the Mid-Atlantic.

  • 4 VetNet events, providing valuable networking and job opportunities

  • 24 locations nationwide, the Fallen Heroes Memorial traveled within the year

  • Supported numerous veterans to attend the National Winter Sports Clinic, the National Wheelchair Games, wheelchair basketball, archery, sky diving, wheelchair rugby

  • and many more adaptive sporting opportunities

VAU Programs


Sua is a Wounded Warrior quadriplegic from a combat injury while serving under Special Operations Command. Sua, a ruby fanatic, competed in quad rugby events and won a gold medal at the Warrior Games.


Sua says, “Thanks to you I have been able to progress and better myself physically and mentally. It is my honor to have presented VAU with my gold medal.”

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