US Vet Connect

There is always hope.
There is always someway to reach out and something to experience.
There is something to look forward to.
Free to the charities & Free to the veterans finding their next adventure. US Vet Connect-Outdoor is bridging the gap between veterans and the outdoors. By providing a place to come together to find that military comradery in outdoor experiences. The mission is to raise awareness for organizations that have a direct impact on veterans’ lives and to make it as user friendly as possible for the veteran to find their next adventure.

Veterans Hooked on Recreational Therapy

Our Mission is to bridge the gap between Health-Care & Self-Care. Assisting in achieving overall health and wellness. Empowering Montana’s Veteran population in reaching their optimal well-being in every element of wellness, through healing and sustainable growth using Montana’s great outdoors.

CJ3 Foundation

The CJ3 Foundation provides Wounded Heroes with a fully hosted, professionally guided outdoor hunting adventure. This experience provides Wounded Heroes the opportunity to harvest a wide variety of animals on quality properties for lifetime experiences. The outdoor activities aid in the physical, emotional, and spiritual healing, as well as providing social interaction that allows the Wounded Heroes to transition back into their daily lives. The initiative enables our Wounded Heroes to return to the great outdoors and reexperience hope, optimism, and motivation through hunting experiences. Wounded Heroes find natural therapy from the wilderness and on the water. On our trips, our Wounded Heroes create memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.

Purple Heart Outdoors

Purple Heart Outdoors is a non-profit organization that was built to support and conduct outdoor activities for service men and women, and disabled veterans. Our mission is to reconnect our brave warriors with the outdoors by offering them once in a lifetime opportunities to go hunting and fishing.

​Our plans are to host skeet shoots, fishing tournaments and other fundraisers to help raise money to send these heroes back into the outdoors. Through these outdoor activities, we at Purple Heart Outdoors are going to provide these warriors with hope so they can live more active and productive lives. We want to provide activities that will allow them something to look forward to.

Fishing in the Dark

Fishing in the Dark was created to help military veterans who suffer from PTSD. Our mission is to provide disabled veterans with an opportunity to have an expense free day of bass fishing. We want to spread the message of how having a hobby can positively impact the lives of those with PTSD. We understand that Fishing in the Dark will not be the solution for every veteran, but if we can help prevent one veteran from committing suicide, then all of our work has been worth it. At least 22 veterans a day are giving up on their battle with PTSD. Fishing allows the mind to have something positive to focus on. It can help veterans heal psychologically, emotionally, and even physically. Having an outlet to focus your time and energy on can keep suicidal thoughts and actions at bay. This is why every veteran that goes out with Fishing in the Dark will be provided with fishing equipment to continue fishing on their own time. This kit will include a rod, reel, tackle and a fishing box to store it all in! If a veteran does not know how to fish, they will be provided with simple easy instructions to get them started.

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