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.
Affected by your service on or after September 11, 2001? We can help. Physical or invisible, your needs matter and we have a community of donors, partners, employees and fellow warriors to make sure you’re not alone.
Each day, our warriors set ambitious goals and we celebrate their accomplishments. Where do you see yourself? Together we'll get you there because you have a bright future to look forward to.
“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.”
By donating, fundraising, or spreading the word, you can help our warriors get back on track and become a positive force in their communities.
“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.”
Warrior Discovers New Passions in Civilian Job Market
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct.18, 2018 -- When Douglas Young walked into Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, he had already accomplished so much. He is a decorated veteran with 24 years of service in the United States Air Force and several professional and educational accolades.
Approaching his 50th birthday, he knew it was time for something else and decided to retire from the military.
"It was a good time," said Douglas. "At some point in your life, your family's needs begin to tip the balance of what is important."
Pier 1 to Support Wounded Warriors Through New Partnership
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 -- In support of the warriors served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), Pier 1 announced it is joining forces with the veterans charity to help wounded warriors and caregivers express themselves on their individual healing journeys. The effort will combine unique stories with in-store opportunities to give back to those who have sacrificed for us.
"We are so excited about our partnership with Wounded Warrior Project," said Kelly Cook, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer for Pier 1. "At Pier 1, we believe in celebrating the art of self-expression; more importantly – we enjoy celebrating life. We especially want to celebrate the people who put others' lives before their own."
Wounded Warrior Project Conducts Suicide First-Aid Program to Help At-Risk Veterans
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 -- Raising awareness to combat veteran suicide, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) facilitated a two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) in 18 of its offices across 14 states.
"Working at Wounded Warrior Project makes us acutely aware of the challenges related to veteran suicide and how it affects the population we work with daily," said Michael Richardson, vice president of independence services and mental health. "This training will arm participants with the tools to help recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety."
Brooke Webb and Brynn Cartelli to Headline Wounded Warrior Project 5K to Support Veterans
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 12, 2018 -- Nashville's powerhouse stylist and blogger Brooke Webb will host the start of Carry Forward™, delivered by CSX®, on Saturday, Oct. 13. This 5K fitness challenge by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) kicks off at Nissan Stadium.
Brooke is one of the top lifestyle and fashion influencers in Nashville and runs the popular website KBStyled.com. She has been featured in People Style Watch, The Tennessean, Southern Living, and The Huffington Post.
Veterans Charity Teaches Warriors Proper Dining Etiquette
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 11, 2018 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) invited injured veterans to a beginners' dining etiquette course with other warriors and guests.
"I'm a transitioning veteran who is searching for a career, and part of my career search involves networking," said Navy veteran Anna Douglas. "During my networking, there are times where I'm asked to lunch with potential employers. I wanted to learn proper dining protocol for those opportunities. They made the course fun, and it had great lessons behind it."