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OUR IMPACT

OUR IMPACT

Wounded Warrior Project provides free programs and services focused on the physical, mental, and long-term financial well-being of this generation of injured veterans, their families and caregivers.

WARRIORS

WARRIORS

Wounded Warriors who incurred service-connected injuries or illness on or after September 11, 2001 are eligible for the WWP Alumni program. No dues here - you paid those on the battlefield. Check out all the benefits and register today.

FAMILY SUPPORT HOME

FAMILY SUPPORT

When a warrior faces challenges, the family experiences those challenges along with their warrior. We support family members who suddenly find they are serving as full-time supporters or caregivers.

IN THEIR WORDS

IN THEIR WORDS

Hear from the warriors we serve and the organizations we serve with. Click here to see how Wounded Warrior Project is making an impact in the lives of warriors, their families and caregivers, wherever they are on their journey.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Veterans Tour Lambeau Field with Wounded Warrior Project

    GREEN BAY, Wis., Sept. 22, 2016 – Go Pack Go! Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recently hosted a group of injured veterans – and diehard football fans – for an afternoon of living sports history at Green Bay's famous Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers.

    "I was so excited when I learned about this opportunity," said Marine veteran Gregory Kolaske. "I was born in Wisconsin, and I bleed green and gold. This stadium is as legendary as the team that plays there."

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  • Wounded Warrior Project Introduces Veterans to Expert Care

    FORT STEWART, Ga. (Sept. 22, 2016) Veterans with service-related health issues from the 3rd Infantry Division and the Warrior Transition Battalion (WTB) received professional guidance when Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) paid a special visit to Fort Stewart, Georgia, with a mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. This program event was important to warriors still in uniform for three key reasons: it informed them of actions to take prior to their separation from the military; provided needed guidance for navigating the complexities of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to obtain necessary care; and increased the chances of a positive transition to civilian life.

    “Having Wounded Warrior Project come all the way out here to see us is very beneficial to me,” said U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Roy Brock.

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  • Wounded Warrior Project Teaches Veterans Lawn Maintenance Skills

    ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept. 22, 2016) – The secret to a beautiful yard is having the right tools to keep it well-maintained – so it only stands to reason that those supplies should also stay maintained. During a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) program workshop, injured veterans received hands-on training for taking care of and repairing lawn equipment, including mowers and sprinklers.

    “I am actually incompetent with do-it-yourself projects,” admitted Marine veteran Ethan Decker. “But I like taking any type of class where I have the chance to better myself.”

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  • Veterans Take Historic Walking Tour with Wounded Warrior Project

    HARPERS FERRY, W. Va. (Sept. 19, 2016) – Wounded veterans and family members got a glimpse at a pivotal moment in American history during a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) program event. Attendees enjoyed a guided walking tour through key parts of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. The gathering was designed to give warriors an enjoyable social opportunity that got them engaged with their fellow injured veterans.

    Located at the junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers, Harpers Ferry is more than just a quaint waterfront community. Thomas Jefferson admired it for its beauty, and George Washington designated it as the site for a United States armory and arsenal.

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  • Injured combat veterans find healing along the shore

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Their wounds from war may be invisible, but an estimated 400,000 service members have them. Combat stress, post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries are signature wounds of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Injured warriors suffering from these disorders can often lock themselves in their own homes, fearing anything on the outside will trigger negative memories from the battlefield.

    Wounded Warrior Project brought nearly two dozen of these heroes to St. Augustine for a mental health retreat. For many, this was the first time they had left their homes to engage in the community.

    Read more at News4Jax.com

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