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Wounded warrior Taniki Richard.

“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.”

Taniki Richard


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Wounded Warrior Project Continues To Adapt As Veterans Needs Evolve

Wounded Warrior Project Continues to Adapt as Veterans’ Needs Evolve

The needs of the post-9/11 veteran community are vast, and WWP™ is continuously working to meet these needs with an emphasis on mental health, physical health and wellness, financial readiness, connection, and advocacy. WWP has served nearly 2 million veterans and their families as of the end of fiscal year 2023. Here’s a look at the evolution of some life-changing programs and services WWP provides.

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Lessons Learned As A Military Child

“We Signed Up, Too” – Lessons Learned as a Military Child

Growing up as the daughter of an Air Force veteran wounded in service, Sinaiyah Emami, 15, often took pen to paper to capture her feelings. After a particularly stressful time in mid-2023, the aspiring journalist began to wonder if she could use her writing to raise awareness of the invisible wounds many service members return home with and the effect they can have on their families.

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Meet Wounded Warrior Project CEO Walter E Piatt

Helping Warriors Find Hope and Purpose: Meet Wounded Warrior Project CEO Walter E. Piatt

The dedication and commitment to serve others runs deep for Army Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Walter E. Piatt, who became chief executive officer at Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) on March 18, 2024. Walt enlisted in the U.S. Army at age 17 upon the advice of his father, a steel mill worker in western Pennsylvania. For 42 years, he guided and cared for troops and ensured their families were supported – all while protecting the country and the freedoms Americans deserve.

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How To Develop Mental Resilience

How to Develop Mental Resilience

Being resilient is necessary in the military. Navigating the twists and turns of life after service also requires resiliency. Some days, it takes more work to adjust, however. Recognizing the challenges servicemen and women face, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) offers various programs and resources to help warriors keep moving forward.

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Managing Your VA Benefits To Mitigate Debt

Managing Your VA Benefits to Mitigate Debt

Responsible management of VA disability compensation and transparent communication with the VA are pivotal to mitigating debt and ensuring VA benefits provide a quality of life that honors the service and sacrifice of those who have served. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) offers warriors resources and tools to help them manage debt, create budgets, navigate their VA benefits, and better prepare for their financial futures.

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Wounded warrior Sean Karpf wearing a red WWP polo and smiling.

“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.”

Sean Karpf


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