Transitioning from military to civilian life is a journey, and that journey is different for every veteran. We offer a wide range of free programs and services to support you no matter what your journey looks like.
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“If I can be a part of an organization that helps people heal and find peace, then the end of my service is not the end. I’m just serving in a new way now.”
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“There are so many wounded veterans out there who need help and support. The more people who help, the more motivated I get to be a better person.”
Wounded Warriors Cycle Across America To Raise Awareness For Veteran Issues
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2018 -- Thirty-six warriors coping with service-connected injuries will join Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) on a monumental cross-country journey to raise awareness for veteran issues, tomorrow.
Soldier Ride Across America – beginning at One World Trade in New York Cityand ending at Ocean Beach, California – commemorates the 15-year anniversary of Chris Carney's historic coast-to-coast cycling venture in support of wounded warrior, which spurred the creation of the WWP Soldier Ride® program.
Soldier Ride Across America Challenges Warriors to Exceed Goals
TEXARCANA, Texas, Sept. 23, 2018 -- Riders participating in Soldier Ride Across America will relay more than 3,300 miles from New York City to San Diego, California, to mark the 15th anniversaries of Soldier Ride® and Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). The riders are wounded warriors with experience in local Soldier Rides. The local versions of Soldier Ride are usually multi-day events where warriors are fitted to make the ride comfortable, and they are coached along the way.
Soldier Ride Across America riders do have WWP coaching to support their efforts, but how far they take that coaching depends on them. What does it take to go the distance while managing injuries?
Injured Veterans Connect and Exercise During Laser Tag
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 22, 2018 -- Warriors and their guests enjoyed challenging laser tag games with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), while making new friends and reconnecting with old friends in a comfortable environment.
"I like socializing with other warriors because we can relate," said Army veteran Deren Alldaffer. "My son and I really enjoyed this laser combat event, which was actually played in a realistic town setting. It's great to spend family time together, and I'm extremely grateful."
Soldier Ride Across America - How Wounded Warrior Project Prepares Riders For Success (1)
BROWNSVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 21, 2018 -- Soldier Ride Across America marks 15 years of journeys to recovery, transformations, and new connections made on the road. The riders are pedaling through Tennessee this week. But before the bicycle spokes start turning, a safety net opens to support riders through every mile of the journey.
Soldier Ride Across America is not a competition. In fact, it's known as a "no drop ride," because no one is left behind.
"We want to ensure warriors' success by helping them prepare both physically and mentally," said Adam Faine, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Soldier Ride®manager.
Injured Veterans Learn Tips for Preparing Quick and Healthy Meals
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Sept. 20, 2018 -- Injured veterans and their guests learned how to create delicious marinades for prepping quick weekday meals during a cooking class with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) at the Way Cool Cooking School.
"Learning to eat healthily is changing my mental and physical health," said Navy veteran Christine Hoaglund. "I never knew how much of what we consume impacts our health. I signed up for this event to learn more about eating healthy in a way that works with my schedule."