Soldier On

Purpose

Soldier On provides resources and opportunities for ill and injured personnel to enjoy sports and recreation in a supportive environment that encourages them to become active for life.

Eligibility

Soldier On supports serving and retired Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members, Regular and Reserve, with a permanent or chronic, visible or non-visible, illness or injury.

Details

Soldier On facilitates and/or supports recreational or sporting activities and provides access to specialized equipment, training and events tailored for the ill and injured. Its training camps provide introductory, intermediate, and advanced activities.

Soldier On introductory events emphasize social interaction for its members at local or regional events. Members also participate in events with partner organizations and Allies in the United States, Britain and Australia.

Advanced participants are involved in provincial, national and international events such as the Paralympic Games, national ParaSport teams, US Warrior Games, and the Nijmegen Marches. Members of Soldier On have the opportunity to be mentored by professional athletes and coaches.

The Soldier On Fund

The Soldier On Fund, a non-public property (NPP) fund, is used to support serving and retired CAF members and their families. The Soldier On Fund provides financial grants to purchase equipment that supports an adaptive lifestyle, and subsidizes the expenses of physical, recreational or sport related activities that directly contribute to adopting a healthy and active lifestyle.

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