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WHAT'S NEW AT WWP
Trump Signs Specially Adaptive Housing Act Into Law
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2020 -- President Donald Trump signed into law the Ryan Kules and Paul Benne Specially Adaptive Housing (SAH) Improvement Act of 2019, a major legislative priority for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). This law reinstates SAH benefits to eligible veterans every 10 years to accommodate moving and normal life changes.Read More
Wounded Warrior Project Commends Senate Passage of Mental Health Care Act
WASHINGTON (Aug. 11, 2020) — Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) applauds the passage of S.785, the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, a major legislative priority for WWP for veterans’ mental health.
This critical legislation supports new treatments for PTSD and traumatic brain injury (TBI) for veterans that are designed to improve mental health and well-being, increase resilience, and reduce suicide. Among more than 30 provisions, WWP is pleased to see the inclusion of proposals to:Read More
Electronic C-File Bill Introduced to House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
WASHINGTON (Aug. 11, 2020) — Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) applauds the introduction of H.R. HR 7926, The Veterans Access Act of 2020, by Rep. Terrance John “TJ” Cox. The bill will simplify the process for veterans to access their VA claims file, often called a C-File.Read More
Wounded Warrior Project Continues to Place Veterans in Jobs During Pandemic
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 23, 2020 -- Despite rising unemployment since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, Wounded Warrior Project®(WWP) has helped place over 500 wounded veterans and family members in new careers, with combined first-year salaries totaling nearly $30 million. With National Hire a Veteran Day on July 25, WWP highlights programs for post-9/11 warriors and family members to successfully land employment year-round, but especially during the pandemic.
Warriors to Work®, the career counseling program at WWP, transitioned to virtual offerings during the pandemic and concentrated its efforts on industries that are still hiring.Read More
“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.”