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.”
Wounded Warrior Project Supports Wilkie Nomination
WASHINGTON, May 22, 2018 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is pleased and supportive of the president's nomination of Robert Wilkie to become the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA). In his tenure as Acting Secretary, Wilkie has demonstrated tremendous ability to lead and focus on the issues of highest concern in the veteran community.
"Before the Senate even begins his confirmation process, Mr. Wilkie will have already placed VA on a path to modernizing its health records and helped bring Congress to the precipice of passing groundbreaking expansions to community care and caregiver assistance programs," said René Bardorf, WWP senior vice president of government and community relations. "We look forward to continuing to work alongside VA leadership to help deliver on our mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors, and we are confident Mr. Wilkie will continue to demonstrate the experience, skills, and passion to become the transformative leader our veterans deserve."
Wounded Warrior Project Launches 5K Series To Empower Veterans
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 15, 2018 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is excited to announce the launch of its Carry Forward™ 5K series to engage supporters nationwide. Supporters in multiple cities can get involved, connect with local warriors, and raise support to help injured veterans become empowered, employed, and engaged in our communities. Carry Forward will challenge individuals and squads to test their strength and stamina with three levels of participation.
Female Warriors Strengthened Through Vinyasa Yoga Dance Class
ATLANTA, May 15, 2018 -- Yoga instructors encouraged injured veterans and their family members to increase their metabolisms, gain strength, and increase flexibility through a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) ladies-only yoga dance class.
Vinyasa yoga combines elements of power yoga, fitness, dance, and meditation. The class practiced long-held poses and deep breathing techniques while grooving to upbeat popular songs. This style of strength training yoga taught warriors liberating and exciting ways to use these techniques as part of their recoveries.
"I was always interested in taking yoga, but the idea of adding dance music seemed more exciting," said Army veteran Beverly Townes from Snellville, Georgia. "I thoroughly enjoyed the event even though some of the moves were a little challenging, but the staff provided alternate moves and positions for those of us who were unable to do the regular positions."
Veterans Charity Helps Warriors Connect With Families At Science Museum
OAKDALE, Conn., May 9, 2018 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) invited injured veterans and their guests to explore more than 165 thrilling, hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center. The exhibits brought out the kid in everyone by encouraging them to build, design, learn, and race.
"As a mother of four small children, a caregiver to my husband who is a combat Army veteran, and being an Army veteran myself, I find peace and joy is spending time with our children," said Caleb Texidor. "I find education very important, above all. The event stood out to me because it gave our children the chance to learn, be active, and exercise their minds."
Warriors Enhance Strength And Endurance With Veterans Charity
LAS VEGAS, May 7, 2018 -- Injured veterans experienced a sample of the intense workout athletes go through on the hit television show "American Ninja Warrior," during a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) connection event.
Professional coaches gave warriors empowering training tips and advice as they tackled challenging obstacles.
"I'm always seeking ways and opportunities to maintain and improve my physical fitness," said Air Force veteran Paul Schulz. "This was a great experience to improve on teamwork skills and build on relationships with other veterans. Also, I'm a big fan of 'American Ninja Warrior' and its unique challenges."