Toxic Exposure and Cancer
How one veteran's physical exam changed everything.
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Healing is in the Eye of the Beholder
Dylan Sims enjoys each day being different. He might be working on poetry, or his novel, or even a comedy he is drafting. Dylan joined the Army National Guard in 2013 to serve his nation. He deployed to Kuwait and then Iraq. Head and hip injuries cut his military career short in 2016. Just five years later, at the age of 29, a rare diagnosis of early-onset dementia upended his life.Read more
NFL and USAA Honor Warriors With Super Bowl Surprises
Thanks to the support of the NFL and USAA, four veterans unexpectedly found themselves under the Allegiant Stadium lights on Sunday, Feb. 11, in Las Vegas for the biggest game of the year – Super Bowl LVIII.Read more
How Sleep Can Affect Your Mental Health and Improve Your Quality of Life
Military veterans experience sleep challenges at a disproportionate rate. In its most recent Annual Warrior Survey, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) found that more than 80% of the warriors surveyed self-reported sleep problems, making it the most common health concern for WWP warriors.Read more
Strategies to Help Prepare Kids for Military Deployment
Imagine the difficulty of being away from your family for months – or longer – at a time. For military families, that’s a common occurrence with deployment. Preparing children for that situation can be confusing, even scary. How do you tell them mom or dad will be gone for so long and why they’re leaving without causing them to worry?Read more
Amazon Employees Compete in Fundraising Campaign to Support Injured Veterans
In honor of Veterans Day, Amazon employees engaged in an employee fundraising campaign from Nov. 1 through Nov. 11 to support Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and its life-changing programs and services.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.”