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  • Jun 7, 2016

    Outside of combat, he had never seen a cave before. "I shot into plenty and blew some up, but before this event, I had never actually gone on a cave exploration," says U.S. Army veteran Jose...

  • Jun 6, 2016

    With the cool and windy weather, it might not have been the best day to reel 'em in. "We had to wear three layers," says U.S. Army veteran, and Wounded Warrior Project®(WWP) Alumna, Ginger...

  • Jun 3, 2016

    During a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) event at Gun Guys in Ottawa, Kansas, injured veterans experienced firsthand what is possible when exposed to social events that get them out of the...

  • Jun 2, 2016

    For a relaxing day out on the water, there's nothing like it; you paddle along, maybe spot some birds, a turtle or an alligator. "We saw all of that," says U.S. Marine Corps veteran Jeehae Choe....

  • Jun 1, 2016
    Wounded Warrior Project and America's Warrior Partnership Helps Injured Veterans and their Families

    For years, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has recognized that working together and partnering with like-minded organizations produces a larger impact on the health and well-being of wounded...

  • Jun 1, 2016

    He was used to wearing camouflage, boots, and a combat utility uniform, but not a mask, fins, and a snorkel. "I had never been snorkeling," says U.S. Marine veteran Timothy Johnson. Wounded...

  • Jun 1, 2016
    Unique Gathering Provides Incentive to Get Out of the House

    For Lisa Crowder, it was a moment of triumph just to be in the room. The Army veteran struggles with anxiety to the point she doesn't leave her home. The draw for the other warriors in attendance...

  • May 26, 2016

    It's not really that difficult. You stand up on an over-sized surfboard and casually paddle along. "It was really pretty easy," says a laughing Jessika Lloyd, "until I fell off." Jessika and her...

  • May 26, 2016

    Find a physical activity you enjoy and it won't be considered exercise. This is exactly why Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) brought wounded veterans and their families together to challenge...

  • May 24, 2016
    Senate Approves Bill That Includes Reproductive Assistance Funding

    The U.S. Senate approved a bill Thursday that could help wounded veterans and their spouses start a family. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) applauds the vote by the Senate but knows there is much...

  • May 24, 2016
    WWP Hosts Pottery Painting for Warriors and Family

    Even the toughest of warriors can find healing while expressing their artistic sides. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recently united a group of injured service members to paint pottery, enjoy...

  • May 24, 2016

    Kenneth Gibbs will remember August 19, 2004, for the rest of his life. That's the day the retired U.S. Army veteran and his comrades were rolling down the road in northern Iraq when they saw a...

  • May 20, 2016
    Program Helps Injured Service Members Find Meaningful Employment

    First impressions can make or break a job hunt. Within minutes of sitting down with a potential employer, the interviewee must convey their confidence, competence, and cohesiveness with the...

  • May 19, 2016

    An 18-week training program for the New York Fire Department's (FDNY) probationary firefighters was cut into five heart-pounding simulated teaching scenarios for wounded military veterans and...

  • May 17, 2016
    Wounded Veterans and Their Families Paint the Sky

    If you can't witness the soft orange, reddish pinks, and variations of yellow melted into a Florida sunset, why not take a brush to canvas and bring the calming colors home. Wounded Warrior...

  • May 10, 2016

    Decommissioned and restored to its World War II destroyer escort structure, the USS Slater serves a new mission as a National Historic Landmark, recently taking aboard wounded veterans from this...

  • May 5, 2016
    WWP Brings Injured Service Members Together for Fly Fishing Class

    Wounded veterans came together recently to bond with other Alumni at an event hosted by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) through the L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools Adventures. Fly fishing and...

  • May 4, 2016

    Injured veterans made a mad dash through the downtown streets of Anchorage, Alaska at the 2016 Running of the Reindeer race during the world famous, 10th annual Fur Rondy festival. Wounded Warrior...

  • Apr 29, 2016

    Rushing water and spray greeted a group of injured service members and their families as they braved the rapids of the Hudson River Gorge. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) hosted the event as part...

  • Apr 29, 2016
    WWP joins Habitat for Humanity to Build New Home

    John Heywood did not create the phrase "many hands make light work," but he did contextualize the proverb in 1546 along with many others. Regardless of the phrase's origin, its meaning holds true...

  • Apr 27, 2016

    The Invictus Games are coming to Orlando, Florida, and Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) will be there to support the event and the competing wounded veterans. The Invictus Games are the only...

  • Apr 26, 2016
    WWP Hosts a Big Fat Greek Cooking Class

    A Greek traditional meal is not only about eating food, it's about taking the time to talk and enjoy the company of family and friends. This tradition continued when a group of wounded veterans...

  • Apr 25, 2016

    Crashes and falls from rookie riders only broke the ice and added instant laughter for wounded veterans and their families, when they set out for an amazing tour along the North Shore at Turtle...

  • Apr 25, 2016
    Veteran Service Organizations Join Forces to Give Back through Local Community Service

    For years, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has funded organizations that share the WWP mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. Through a continued partnership, WWP will be investing $9...

  • Apr 21, 2016
    Retreat Reveals Hidden Struggles, Coping Tools for Injured Veterans

    A group of twelve injured veterans exchanged stories and shared personal coping mechanisms during a recent three-day fishing retreat at Mid Bay Shores Cabins in Destin, Florida. The outdoor...

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