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.”
“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.”
Support for Veterans Surges at Jacksonville 5K
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 15, 2019 -- On the doorstep of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, thousands of supporters recently participated in WWP's Carry Forward® 5K, delivered by CSX®.
The more than 2,200 participants and volunteers topped record turnouts for Carry Forward in San Diego; Nashville, Tennessee; and San Antonio.
"It warms my heart," said WWP CEO Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Mike Linnington. "Jacksonville is a military community, and in addition to seeing supporters of all ages, we also saw veterans from every service branch participate. It really goes to show how vibrant the Jacksonville community is and how welcoming it is to veterans."
Wounded Warrior Project CEO Joins Panel to Discuss Veteran-to-Civilian Transitions
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2019 -- Panelists discussed veterans employment and the barriers U.S. veterans face in their transitions to civilian life at an event The Hill magazine hosted today at The Newseum. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) CEO Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Mike Linnington; Caitlin Thompson, VP of Community Partnerships with Cohen Veterans Network; and Meghan Ogilvie, CEO of Dog Tag Inc. joined moderator Julia Manchester, staff writer at The Hill.
During the 30-minute discussion, the panelists explained how their organizations are working to help warriors, family members, and caregivers find secure employment, in addition to how they're addressing physical and mental health concerns.
Wounded Warrior Project Launches Online Store
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 11, 2019 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has officially launched its much-anticipated online merchandise store, WWP Shop. Visitors to WWP Shop can browse an array of WWP-branded merchandise, including shirts, outerwear, flags, water bottles, and much more.
"We're thrilled to offer this opportunity to our supporters so they can display their passion for wounded warriors and their families," said WWP CEO Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Mike Linnington. "The store will help grow public awareness for Wounded Warrior Project while empowering injured veterans on their journeys to recovery."
Wounded Warrior Project Lays Wreath at Veterans Day Ceremony
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2019 -- In honor of Veterans Day and the veterans who served America, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Tamara Geyer, a Marine Corps veteran, laid the wreath on behalf of WWP.
Across America, WWP participated in Veterans Day ceremonies in numerous cities, including New York City's Veterans Day Parade, where hundreds of WWP veterans, their families, volunteers, supporters, and teammates marched up Fifth Avenue in honor of all who have served.
Wounded Warrior Project CEO Thanks Federal Employees for Service
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2019 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) CEO Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Mike Linnington recognized America's service members and veterans and praised Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) staff for their service to America at a gathering of federal employees. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler joined several hundred EPA staff at the EPA headquarters in Washington, DC.
"Having served both as an Army Officer for 35 years, as the Director of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, and today as the CEO of Wounded Warrior Project, I can say with certainty, that as our military service members honorably serve our nation, so too do our civil servants," said Linnington. "The men and women of the EPA protect human health, our environment, and the beauty of our country – preserving it for our children, our grandchildren, and our children's grandchildren."