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“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.”
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."
Wounded Warriors Connect Through Quiet Peace of Horses
TOANO, Va., Nov. 7, 2019 -- Navy veteran Jessenia Smith and her husband Truitt experienced the healing nature of caring for horses at a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) equine therapy workshop. Their love for animals enhanced the workshop's impact and helped them interact with other veterans.
"It was beneficial for both of us," Jessenia said. "With this type of equine therapy, you groom and listen to the horse and also work together as a team."
Jessenia explained that she and Truitt, also a Navy veteran, had a chance to meet other warriors and share how they feel about their place in the world. "Anything with Wounded Warrior Project is not any pressure. You share if you want to share. You're in a safe zone with other like-minded people who support you, and they support you 100%."
Florida Horse Farm Supports Wounded Veterans and Their Families
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 6, 2019 -- Rohara Arabians horse farm in Micanopy, Florida, recently hosted supporters of injured veterans and their families. The event – Red, White, and Boots – benefitted veterans served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). The afternoon included wounded warriors who talked about the benefits of equine therapy, along with live music, a presentation by a color guard, and a silent auction.
Karl and Roxann Hart, owners of Rohara Arabians, organized the event and see a natural connection with horses and injured veterans.
"Horses have always been an asset to making people feel whole again," Roxann said. "This is a way to give back to a cause I really believe in. I feel at times our nation's warriors don't get the credit they deserve."