2023 Women Warriors Report
Explore the findings and learn more about WWP’s Women Warriors Initiative.
“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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A Woman Warrior’s Journey of Advocacy and Her Fight for Legislative Change
As a little girl, Rana Clark only had one career goal. She didn’t want to be a teacher, a doctor, or a princess. She wanted to be a soldier. So, in 2005, at the age of 20, she made her dream come true and joined the U.S. Army. Unfortunately, it didn’t turn out quite like she’d imagined. Rana broke her hips during basic training. She was also sexually assaulted. The effects of those two traumas would impact the rest of her life.Read more
New Report Highlights Unique Challenges Female Veterans Face After Service
Today Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) released the 2023 Women Warriors Report, which highlights the unique experiences and challenges women veterans face after service, including accessing health care and undergoing a harder time transitioning back into civilian life than their male counterparts.Read more
Wounded Warrior Project Announces New Board Leadership and Directors
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) elected new members and leadership to its all-volunteer board of directors. Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Ken Hunzeker succeeds Kathleen Widmer as board chair, and Lt. Col. (Ret.)Read more
Speaking Openly About Suicide Saves Lives
Army veteran and wounded warrior Angie Lupe displayed her bravery in war and continues to do so by sharing her story. Her actions in both situations have saved lives, including that of Army veteran Don Griner, who read Angie’s story and credits it for saving his life.Read more
Finding Purpose and Passion Beyond the Uniform: Warriors Embrace New Paths
Sometimes the right job may be associated with something a veteran did in the service. But sometimes, it’s completely unrelated – and maybe surprising. As Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) celebrates its 20th anniversary, the journeys warriors have taken along the way never cease to amaze and inspire, whether personal or professional.Read more
“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.”