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HOW WE SERVE

HOW WE SERVE

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) connects, serves, and empowers wounded warriors by providing free programs and services that address their needs and fill gaps in government care.

WARRIORS

WARRIORS

Wounded Warriors who incurred service-connected injuries or illness on or after September 11, 2001 are eligible for the WWP Alumni program. No dues here - you paid those on the battlefield. Check out all the benefits and register today.

FAMILY SUPPORT HOME

FAMILY SUPPORT

When a warrior faces challenges, the family experiences those challenges along with their warrior. We support family members who suddenly find they are serving as full-time supporters or caregivers.

IN THEIR WORDS

IN THEIR WORDS

Hear from the warriors we serve and the organizations we serve with. Click here to see how Wounded Warrior Project is making an impact in the lives of warriors, their families and caregivers, wherever they are on their journey.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Wounded Warrior Project Veterans Receive National Support From Operation Supply Drop

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 25, 2017 -- More than 40 Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Peer Support Groups across the nation will receive special care packages from Operation Supply Drop (OSD) to raise morale and offer a unique means of therapy for injured veterans. The packages include video gaming consoles, controllers, and video games and will be delivered throughout 2017.

    Warrior-to-warrior peer support is a special type of therapy that reintroduces injured veterans to the unique bonds experienced during military service. The WWP Peer Support program allows warriors to discuss personal challenges, set recovery goals, and give back to their community – all while supporting one another.

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  • Warrior Care Network Targets Sleep Issues In Wounded Veterans

    ATLANTA, April 25, 2017 -- As many as 500,000 of today's generation of veterans live with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These men and women cope with a number of symptoms including flashbacks, frightening thoughts, anger, and interruptions in sleep.

    "Disturbed sleep with troubling dreams is one of the defining characteristics of PTSD, so it is a big problem for vets," said Dr. Don Bliwise. Bliwise is the director of the Sleep, Aging, and Chronobiology Program at Emory Healthcare.

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  • Wounded Warriors Forge New Friendships During Soldier Ride In Washington

    WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 -- When Army veteran James Myers first connected with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) three years ago in Hawaii, meeting the president of the United States was not something he expected to happen as a result. James recently joined 53 other wounded veterans in the East Room of the White House, to be greeted by the president, vice president, and the first and second ladies. The special ceremony was part of Soldier Ride®, a multi-day bicycling event that connects warriors with one another to help heal their bodies and minds.

    "When I lived in Hawaii, I went through a warrior transition program because I had a traumatic brain injury," James explained. "That's where I first got connected with Wounded Warrior Project, and they've been a big help for me with the events they do. Soldier Ride was something I had wanted to do for a while now."

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  • Wounded Warrior Project Supporter Profile: Pearl River High 8th And 9th Grade English Students

    PEARL RIVER, N.Y., April 24, 2017 -- Generous donors from all walks of life and of all ages allow Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) to provide free, life-changing programs and services to injured veterans, their caregivers, and family members. Recently, English teacher Doreen Arney supported WWP through a class exercise with her students.

    "One of the hardest habits to break for my 8th- and 9th-grade students is to eliminate the 'likes' and 'ums' from their speech," Doreen said. "My solution was to create a 'banned words jar.' Then I encouraged students to donate a penny to the jar for each offense. To motivate them, I offered to match the amount in the jar at the end of the quarter, and they could pick a charity that would receive the amount collected."

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  • Wounded Warrior Project Families Connect During Day At Arcade

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., April 20, 2017 -- Whirling sounds and flashing lights of electronic games along with the uncontrolled laughter of children of all ages served as a perfect backdrop for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) families to connect during a recent afternoon at an arcade.

    More than 100 veterans and their families learned about WWP programs and services, including warrior-to-warrior support, before embarking on an afternoon of playing games.

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