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Wounded warrior Taniki Richard.

“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.”

WOUNDED WARRIOR
Taniki Richard

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Courageous Conversations Become A Lesson For The Next Generation

A Father's Guide: Courageous Conversations Become a Lesson for the Next Generation

Mathius had a panic attack, his son on his shoulders, in the middle of what was supposed to be a night full of smiles, laughter, and memories to last a lifetime. At the time, he thought it was his duty to shield his son from these moments – but standing there at the hockey game, son wrapped around him, he realized he needed help.

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Press Play On Healing

Press Play on Healing: How Gaming Restores Light for Warriors

Challenged by the transition to civilian life after 20 years of serving in the Army, Iraq War veteran William Childs unexpectedly found solace in an old pastime: video gaming.

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Wounded Warrior Project Honors Peer Leader Of The Year

Wounded Warrior Project Honors Peer Leader of the Year

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) announced Ernestor "Tito" Cortez is the Rusty Baggett Peer Leader of the year. Tito served 24 years in the Army, but caring for his troops didn't end when he retired from the military. Tito regularly demonstrates his selfless dedication as a peer leader for WWP™ serves as a selfless leader.

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Woman Warrior Embraces Creativity To Manage Post Military Emotions

Woman Warrior Embraces Creativity to Manage Post-Military Emotions

A neck injury led to her medical retirement in 2005. Yolanda admits she struggled with transitioning to civilian life, especially as she tried to manage chronic pain from other service-related injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Eventually, she embraced the essential elements of her right brain to heal.

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Veteran Cultivates Creativity To Address PTSD Symptoms (1)

Veteran Cultivates Creativity to Address PTSD Symptoms

When Air Force veteran Tim McDonough grabs his special bonsai tree scissors, his mind zeros in on the little branches of the plant he’s about to trim. In the kitchen, the rush of incoming orders leaves no room for intrusive thoughts. Both of these creative outlets offer Tim a retreat from the turmoil he experienced during and after his military service.

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Wounded warrior Sean Karpf wearing a red WWP polo and smiling.

“Wounded Warrior Project doesn’t just help with one aspect of a Warrior’s life; it’s very well rounded. It’s not just handing out money. They are a hand up, not a handout.”

WOUNDED WARRIOR
Sean Karpf

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