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Every day, our servicewomen and our military take giant leaps forward that pave the path for our next generation of heroes. By Jennifer Silva, Wounded Warrior Project® Chief Programs Officer...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) reached a milestone by registering our 100,000th post-9/11 injured veteran.

Passionate supporters of our nation's wounded veterans can show their appreciation with any sport. These Baltimore youth chose hockey to support Wounded Warrior Project®.

Every day, more than 500 U.S. servicemen and women leave the military and...

Today, apparently, is National Napping Day. A Google search will tell you this holiday is observed annually the day following the return of daylight saving...

Wounded Warrior Project Counts Up to Serving 100,000 Warriors John Jacobson signed up for Wounded Warrior Project® to be part of an organization that honors and empowers Wounded Warriors....

Marquita Pate first learned of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) while waiting to leave the military because of...

Jeremy Franklin’s recovery with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) started long before he retired from...

Organization Counts Up to Serving 100,000 Warriors Warrior Dan Schnock says warrior connection was what drove him to serve with Wounded Warrior Project®: “I was immediately connected to all the...

Wounded Warrior Project Counts Up to Serving 100,000 Warriors Warrior Brian Neuman found a new purpose through Wounded Warrior Project®: “I recognized everyone at Wounded Warrior Project lived...

In 2017 Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) plans to target key issues in Congress that will protect seriously injured veterans from financial burdens, extend a program serving warriors with traumatic brain injuries, and improve appeals processes for veteran benefits.

By James Herrera – Physical Health and Wellness Director, Wounded Warrior Project When veterans return to civilian life after serving in the military, staying active and healthy can be a...

There are a million reasons why someone can’t do something. Healthy living is an area where many struggle with making excuses – whether they are civilians or warriors served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP).

Because no one is ever too old for Skee-Ball, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) veterans and family members recently spent a day bonding at Billy Bob’s...

Since its founding in 2003, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has prided itself on providing free life-changing programs and services to injured veterans, their...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) prides itself on providing free life-changing programs and services to injured veterans, their caregivers, and family members....

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Soldier Ride® recently rolled through Tampa, where a group of veterans enjoyed riding 36 miles alongside their fellow warriors.

Alcott Elementary School students in seven grade levels spent weeks saving their pennies and allowances for a special school fundraiser known as “Penny...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is sharing three tips to help us all get over the stigma surrounding veterans’ mental health.

By Michael Loubert - Warriors to Work Regional Director, Wounded Warrior Project Getting a resume ready for an employer to review is one of the most important steps when job hunting. For some,...

Warriors share what they want you to know about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

When veterans return to civilian life after serving in the military, finding work is often a challenge. However,...

When Bradley Thomas joined the military, he knew he was in it for the long haul. So when an improvised explosive device (IED) put an end to his career, he said he was not quite ready for the...

Being casualties of history does not make acts less heroic or service less selfless. Wounded Warrior Project® closes this Black History Month by saluting...

This Black History Month, Wounded Warrior Project salutes hidden figures in the United States military. This installment honors a collection of special women who have changed the face of...

Just in time for this year’s Soldier Ride® Tampa, President George W. Bush took some time to stop by Tampa's MacDill Air Force Base to honor veterans. His new book, Portraits of Courage,...

This Black History Month, Wounded Warrior Project salutes hidden figures in the United States military. This installment honors the Army’s Lt. Col. Harriet West Waddy. “As an African-American...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2017) – Injured veterans explored the final frontier during a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) gathering at the Challenger Learning Center. As they worked...

This Black History Month, Wounded Warrior Project salutes hidden figures in the United States military. This installment honors the Army’s 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion. “The unit...

Video game night made a triumphant return to the Pittsburgh Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) office, providing injured veterans with a night of friendly competition,...

The path to recovery for wounded veterans can be full of trial and error before they find success in their transition. In the process, each warrior has to not only identify his or her own personal...

This Black History Month, Wounded Warrior Project salutes hidden figures in the United States military. This installment honors the Montford Point Marines. "It's a long time coming. … Something...

"They have a saying that excellence is the antidote to prejudice; so once you show you can do it, some of the barriers will come down." – Dr. Roscoe Brown, Tuskegee Airman By the time American...

Wounded Warrior Project® teammates Adam Faine and Katie Belany stopped by Bay 9 News in Tampa to talk about the upcoming Soldier Ride® and why the ride is so important for veteran connection and...

BALTIMORE (Feb. 18, 2017) – Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and Johns Hopkins University (JHU) recently hosted a workout and physical health and wellness expo for a group of wounded veterans at...

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (Feb. 17, 2017) – Injured veterans and family members experienced a subterranean adventure during a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) trip to Strataca, an underground salt...

This Black History Month, Wounded Warrior Project salutes hidden figures in the United States military. This installment honors the Navy’s first black female rear admiral, Lillian Fishburne....

This Black History Month, Wounded Warrior Project salutes hidden figures in the United States military. This installment honors Cathay Williams, the only known female Buffalo Soldier. “…That...

During the biggest night in football, one warrior served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) was able to experience the action up close. While attending an event hosted...

Military history is as full of firsts as any other part of United States history. Black service members have led the charge for progress through their forgotten valor, despite being largely...

"We Negroes had little, at the turn of the century, to help sustain our faith in ourselves except the pride that we took in the 9th and 10th Cavalry, the 24th and 25th Infantry." – Rayford...

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2017) – Physical health and wellness training is only a small part of recovery for warriors returning to civilian life. At a recent fitness workshop hosted by Team...

WWP continues to partner with like-minded veterans service organizations to connect, serve, and empower Wounded Warriors. SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 10, 2017) – For years, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP)...

Injured veterans revisited their childhoods during a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) connection event at the National Videogame Museum. As they toured...

A group of injured veterans and their families were served eggs with a side of time travel during a recent breakfast at the Walt Disney World® T-REX™...

More Than A Game | Joined by WWP CEO Lt. Gen. (ret) Michael Linnington, a group of warriors and families found out on Super Bowl weekend that some of the Super Bowl fun takes place before the big...

The biggest event in football is almost upon us, and fans everywhere are getting ready. Couches and big-screen TVs...

Once discharged from the Army, Jesse Babson’s personal battle with isolation and disillusion took him to his lowest point – and very nearly claimed his life.

Des Moines, Iowa (Feb. 6, 2017) – Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye make learning about science look like tremendous fun. But what’s better than reigniting childlike wonder by exploring...

Ten local warriors recently attended a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) mental health workshop at a mountain lodge and ski park in Pennsylvania. These gatherings...

Black history is American history. During Black History Month, Wounded Warrior Project commemorates the valor and tenacity of warriors who have transformed the face of our nation's military with...

Feral hogs were no match for the sharpshooting of a group of veterans who connected at a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) hunt. Air Force veteran and wounded warrior Chris Wolff was among...

A group of injured veterans recently connected at a recurring Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) dinner and trivia event. Participants teamed up, engaged in a...

The NFL's honoring of our nation's bravest doesn't stop on Veterans Day. On the way to Super Bowl 51, the Atlanta Falcons hooked up with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) to take some injured...

They sacrificed time with their families to defend ours. With the help of Wounded Warrior Project®'s (WWP) advocacy efforts, injured service members now have access to IVF treatments that will...

Military presence was strong at this year's presidential inaugural parade. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) attended the event along with other veterans service organizations such as: Disabled...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recently joined forces with Stack-Up, a charity organization that brings veterans and civilian supporters together through a shared love...

A group of veterans served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recently learned new techniques for managing their physical health and wellness at an Atlanta expo. The...

A group of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) veterans and family members recently experienced the thrill of skydiving – without having to jump from a perfectly good...

Before exploring the ocean depths, one must learn the ins and outs of scuba diving. That is just what a group of injured veterans did during a recent Wounded...

Few things are more empowering that reaching your ultimate goal. Josh Sommers’ ultimate goal? To walk again one day. He did just that when Wounded Warrior Project® recently teamed up with the...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) applauds swift action by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help...

Nature and animals are two popular ways wounded warriors can reduce isolation and connect to find healing on the road to recovery. A recent outing with sled dogs combined the two when Wounded...

With the onset of a new year comes a renewed desire to get healthy and stay active. To help injured...

A group of injured veterans served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recently rode 56 miles during Soldier Ride® in Miami and Key West. Throughout the...

No Such Thing As Small Acts of Service: To honor the legacy of the late civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Americans around the country participated in service events to...

HOMESTEAD, Pa. (Jan. 17, 2017) – During a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) fitness workshop, injured veterans had the opportunity to try the popular Navy SEAL-created workout known as TRX...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 16, 2017) – Nichole “Nikki” Gettman served honorably in the Army, doing a tour in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2003. However, when she left...

Warrior Care Network® has treated PTSD symptoms in hundreds of warriors. To see the impact, watch veteran Bill Geiger’s story, or read the below story of active-duty service member...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 12, 2017) – Dean Ambrose took the Intercontinental Championship belt, A.J. Styles talked smack to John Cena, and a group of injured veterans and family members saw the...

For those who cannot decide whether to play basketball, take up jai alai, or ride bumper cars, Whirlyball could very well be the ideal sport. During a recent...

There are a variety of ways for wounded warriors to cope with the invisible wounds of war. Wounded Warrior Project® connected a group of Soldier Ride Key West warriors to explore managing their...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) helped wounded veterans and families connect with a day on the slopes at New York's Windham Mountain Resort. Many warriors learned how to ski for the first time, in...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) kicked off its 12th annual Soldier Ride on Thursday, January 5, 2016. The 3-day cycling event connects wounded warriors at different stages in their recovery by...

Veterans Share Highlights from 2016 Soldier Rides Circle of Champions: Soldier Ride helps participants regain a sense of military bonding that reduces isolation. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Dec. 30, 2016) –

Warrior Rebecca Benton: “My hope is that – through WWP – I can pass my experience on to other veterans as a way to bond with comrades outside of the typical military structure and build a...

On The Road: Dennis Schulze is serious about doing his part. Dennis is taking a trek from his home in Wisconsin all the way to Chicago's famed Wrigley Field to support five charities and Wounded...

At just eleven years old, Emitt Paden is the CEO of his own company, PJ Carpentry. He recently invented the yard version of the popular board game Yahtzee. What does he plan on doing with the...

December 17th, 2016: Thirty-two warriors and family members participated in Wreaths Across America at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia, SC to honor the veterans who came before us....

These NFL players had no problem getting in the Christmas spirit. Watch some of the Baltimore Ravens players do a delightful "'Twas The Night Before Christmas" remix, and check out around 1:05 to...

Thanks to the most famous yellow leotard in the world, we all know Buddy the Elf when we see him. Warriors who attended a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP)...

On "track" to healing: B&O Railroad Museum helped connect warriors to empower them to get back into active lifestyles. BALTIMORE (Dec. 21, 2016) – Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) veterans,...

Darren “Red” Rankin had the look of a kid waking up on Christmas morning when he saw what was stacked in a conference room at Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) headquarters in Jacksonville.

Warriors Making Connections: Attending events like this year's 2K Classic helps warriors reduce isolation and recapture military bonds. NEW YORK (Dec. 21, 2016) – Dan Webb and Mike Koziak had...

For Wounded Warrior Project®, the duty to connect, serve, and empower is year-round. Colorado Springs' KRDO stopped by a recent WWP holiday outreach event to see how WWP honored and empowered...

City Streets to Student Athletes was established to deter athletic students from drugs and crime and develop them into productive student athletes. These student athletes made their veteran...

Wounded warrior Vinny Vanata and wife Jona train their four-month-old golden retriever puppy, Sierra, to be a "battle buddy" for Vinny. Watch and read below for more. Learning new tricks: Golden...

What are the chances you could find out how to support our nation's wounded...while learning how to make your very own homemade Batman blades? If you've ever wondered how to do both, YouTube...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Soldier Ride® offers wounded veterans the opportunity to heal and connect with each other and their communities. More than 30 wounded warriors attended a two-day,...

Respect for wounded warriors runs deep in the National Football League. Check out legendary Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw support WWP with a football autograph signing in Siesta Key.

Army veteran Derrick Brooks was looking for an additional way to reach out to his fellow warriors. During his two years as a peer support group leader for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), Derrick...

Caregivers Enable Wounded Veterans to Heal at Home Since 2001, more than 52,000 members of America’s Armed Forces have suffered physical injuries while serving in Operation Enduring Freedom,...

Washington – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is amending its regulation on copayments for Veterans’ outpatient medications for non-service connected conditions. VA currently charges...

A Knockout Partnership: Wounded Warrior Project® teams up with Harley-Davidson® and the UFC® to bring warriors of all kinds together for a series of Veterans Day connection opportunities for...

Juan Arredondo is a perfect example of how important it is for warriors to support and lead each other in the transition to civilian life. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) helped...

Quiet as it's kept, the excitement of The World Series of Poker® is unmatched for its suspense and the thrill of strategy. Brothers Qui and Thomas Nguyen endured endless hours of play to take...

Wounded veteran Bill Jones talks about how he overcame the challenges of a traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder to regain independence through the Wounded Warrior Project®...

Caption: Divemaster James Beack, back, supervises participants in the Veterans Immersion Program at the Georgia Aquarium on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in Atlanta. (Photo courtesy of HYOSUB SHIN...

Jungle Island teamed up with Wounded Warrior Project® to provide a group of injured service members and their families with an unforgettable experience of connection and fun.

It Must Be The Shoes: Indianapolis Colts guard Joe Haeg showed his support for wounded veterans by proudly sporting the Wounded Warrior Project logo on his cleats as part of the NFL's...

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