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.”
“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.”
Warrior and Spouse Vow Peace, Protection, and Prosperity During Couples Project Odyssey
SAVANNAH, Ga., Jan. 14, 2019 -- Sidney Brady and his wife, Elizabeth, are no strangers to the stresses of marriage and raising a family. Adding another level of complexity, Sidney copes with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) stemming from his deployment during Operation Enduring Freedom. Returning home, Sidney registered with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) to get involved with Project Odyssey®, a program that helps with combat stress.
"When dealing with my PTSD, I know things can get out of control," said Sidney, an Army veteran. "I get very anxious, angry, and frustrated and simply want to avoid everything and everybody."
Sidney recognizes the way he coped with PTSD placed an unhealthy strain on his relationship with his wife and children, and it changed the entire dynamic of their home life.
Wounded Warrior Project Receives Support from MobileHelp
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 9, 2019 -- To express gratitude to those who have served our country, MobileHelp® announced a new year-long campaign to give back to Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP).
Between Jan. 6, 2019 and Jan. 5, 2020, MobileHelp will donate $50 to WWP for each new emergency response system purchased.
"The generosity of our supporters enables Wounded Warrior Project to provide life-changing programs at no cost to the warriors we serve," said Gary Corless, WWP warrior support. "Partners like MobileHelp provide us with critical resources that allow us to address the challenges warriors face head-on. We're extremely grateful for their support."
Warriors Discover New Resilience at Adaptive Sports Clinic
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 2, 2019 -- After 22 years in the Marine Corps, not much intimidates David Field. David, who uses a wheelchair, recently participated in a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) adaptive sports clinic where he tried basketball, tennis, boccia ball, and powerlifting.
"I have mobility issues because of ALS," David explained. "I use a wheelchair 80 percent – almost 90 percent of the time. The adaptive sports clinic allowed me to try boccia ball and basketball for the first time from the wheelchair."
Wounded Warrior Project Prepared to Serve in 2019
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 2, 2019 -- Since its inception, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has evolved to meet the needs of wounded veterans around the nation. Following a very busy 2018, WWP shifts its focus to 2019 ready to meet the needs of today's generation of wounded veterans.
Every day in 2018, sixty new warriors and family members registered to receive WWP services. Proof the need is great and growing. WWP is transforming the way America's injured veterans are empowered, employed, and engaged in our communities.
Warriors and Families Connect and Kick Off Holidays at Brookfield Zoo
CHICAGO, Dec. 21, 2018 -- Chicago-area businesses, fire departments, and the Cook County Sheriff's Office joined Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) for a day of festive camaraderie at Brookfield Zoo. The zoo donated tickets for the warriors, and volunteers helped organize the event and packed holiday dinner baskets for wounded warriors and their families.
"They sent us home with two hams, two apple pies, and other food items to prepare a great holiday meal," said Marine Corps veteran Nicole Shorter. "The teammates from Wounded Warrior Project know that I'm a single mom, and they welcomed me bringing my three boys and my nieces to share the evening."