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 Conducts Suicide First-Aid Program to Help At-Risk Veterans
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 -- Raising awareness to combat veteran suicide, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) facilitated a two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) in 18 of its offices across 14 states.
"Working at Wounded Warrior Project makes us acutely aware of the challenges related to veteran suicide and how it affects the population we work with daily," said Michael Richardson, vice president of independence services and mental health. "This training will arm participants with the tools to help recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety."
Brooke Webb and Brynn Cartelli to Headline Wounded Warrior Project 5K to Support Veterans
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 12, 2018 -- Nashville's powerhouse stylist and blogger Brooke Webb will host the start of Carry Forward™, delivered by CSX®, on Saturday, Oct. 13. This 5K fitness challenge by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) kicks off at Nissan Stadium.
Brooke is one of the top lifestyle and fashion influencers in Nashville and runs the popular website KBStyled.com. She has been featured in People Style Watch, The Tennessean, Southern Living, and The Huffington Post.
Veterans Charity Teaches Warriors Proper Dining Etiquette
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 11, 2018 -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) invited injured veterans to a beginners' dining etiquette course with other warriors and guests.
"I'm a transitioning veteran who is searching for a career, and part of my career search involves networking," said Navy veteran Anna Douglas. "During my networking, there are times where I'm asked to lunch with potential employers. I wanted to learn proper dining protocol for those opportunities. They made the course fun, and it had great lessons behind it."
Wounded Warrior Project Leadership Participates in Americas Largest Military Trade Show
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2018 -- To build a resilient network of local community support across the nation, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) works alongside like-minded organizations that impact the health and well-being of wounded veterans. This week leadership from WWP, including WWP CEO Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Mike Linnington, attended the annual Association of the U.S. Army conference, the largest land warfare trade show in the country.
The event, which has been running for over 30 years, gives military and industry insiders access to professional development and connection building workshops, and the opportunity to touch and see a large concentration of machinery, tools, and technologies up close on the show floor. The annual meeting also featured an awards ceremony, where AUSA honored and recognized veterans, supporters, and volunteers who contributed to the Army and the military community.
Warriors Ride to Recovery With Veterans Charity
HOPKINTON, N.H., Oct. 10, 2018 -- Warriors and their guests connected during a relaxing day of equine therapy with Wounded Warrior Project®(WWP). Warriors learned about grooming, communicating, training, and riding horses.
"I love horseback riding," said Marine Corps veteran John Nelson. "I've been riding English style, at a slow pace, for three years now, but at this event I learned how to better interact with horses."
Warriors experienced the powerful emotional effects that come from spending time with horses.