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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...

“If you want to come up here, bring a positive attitude and a peaceful mindset.” – United States Army veteran and wounded warrior Chris Turley A 250-mile trek. On foot. Army veteran Chris...

Recently, WWP CEO Mike Linnington stopped by Orlando's WDBO to talk about family, holiday fun, an unlucky Philadelphia Eagles team, and -- just in time for Thanksgiving -- his gratitude for the...

WWP Alumni manager Tim Coop spoke to WSIL 3 News (Southern Illinois) about why activities like the Grassy Lake Duck Hunt are so important for helping wounded warriors connect and heal.

More than 130 injured veterans and family members had a frighteningly good time with Wounded Warrior Project®

"Walking Dead" actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan -- who portrays supervillain "Negan" -- passionately supports WWP's mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. Recently, he stopped by the Howard Stern...

When transitioning back to civilian life, veterans often face new battles. By supporting the Wounded Warrior Project, you can help empower injured services members as they transition back to...

For many wounded warriors, mentorship doesn't stop with their fellow injured veterans. These combat veterans also find purpose in using their military training and leadership skills to help...

Age Ain't Nothing But A Number: Student Ambassadors Are Passionate About WWP's Mission Want to root for the home team? Students of all ages have an opportunity to show team spirit for the greatest...

Few things are more powerful than sincere gratitude. A simple "thank you" can go a long way to mending fences, making connections-- and showing the bravest among us that they are not forgotten....

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2016) – Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) welcomes to its board of directors four new members with the appointments of Lt. Gen. (ret) Richard Tryon, the Honorable Juan...

Wounded warrior Nancy Beetstra is one of many injured veterans with a powerful story of transition, recovery, and living life on their own terms. Watch Nancy share her inspiring story of triumph...

The Great Florida Cattle Drive recently provided some veterans with a chance to bond in the great outdoors, western-style. The drive has rich historical origins: a cattle drive that took place in...

Smooth jazz, the sound of sizzling meats and the aroma of charcoal smoke filled the Ability360 courtyard as military veterans grilled and smoked sausages, chicken and hamburgers at the Wounded...

One of the groups eagerly anticipating the election is veterans, and two of them, retired Air Force Chief Petty Officer Ramon Moore and Master...

More than 31,000 Veterans Respond to Survey JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2016) – New data shows wounded warriors face a greater need for help from veterans service organizations, the government,...

Homeland Magazine Feature, November 2016-- For these female wounded veterans, coming together to bond for Project Odyssey® meant navigating not only turbulent waters in a rafting activity that...

On Friday, October 28 warriors brought their children to Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) headquarters for some scary good fun just in time for Halloween. Kids enjoyed a trek through the WWP...

Warriors Speak teammate Jennifer Mackinday's life was changed forever on (date) when her brother James became the victim of a bombing as he ate lunch with combat buddies in Mosul, Iraq. Jennifer...

Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The Good Wife, Grey’s Anatomy) portrays super-villain Negan on AMC’s The Walking Dead. Morgan attended a recent Comic Con and showed his support of Wounded Warrior...

25 warriors and their families spent an evening playing board games at Wounded Warrior Project® headquarters in Jacksonville, FL.

Our CEO Michael Linnington spoke at last week's Association of United States Army (AUSA) National conference in DC during their Family Forum. We were honored to sponsor the forum, as we understand...

In the wake of reorganization changes, WWP CEO Mike Linnington sat down with News 4 Jax’s Lynnsey Gardner to discuss WWP’s continuing commitment to honoring and empowering Wounded Warriors.

VA Announces Several Caregiver Partnerships Announcement Made During Caregiver Summit WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced several new and expanded partnerships...

Congress Passes Bill to Help Wounded Veterans Start Families WWP-Led Coalition Advocated on Behalf of Nearly 2,000 Couples WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 29, 2016) – Veteran service organizations...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is excited to announce an innovative social collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Coaching Into Care program! This VA program provides...

The new CEO of the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), Lieutenant General Mike Linnington, United States Army, Retired, is announcing changes to the structure of the organization to fulfill its mission to provide quality care and support to America’s wounded service members and veterans.

By Vesta M. Anderson “I was forced to come to terms with some of the things that are different about me now,” said Ryan Reidelbaugh from his home in San Diego, California in July 2016. “I...

Surrounding Meosha Thomas are groups of sweating, exhausted veterans. They are being pushed to their breaking point as instructors and trainers circle, shouting encouragement to drive them forward...

A Motorcycle Enthusiast, His Chihuahua, and 18 Months on The Road

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 million in The Mission Continues, another veteran service organization (VSO) that gives injured veterans a chance to use their skills and talents to give back to local communities.

The lives of veterans are filled with certain moments that can only be truly understood and respected among other service members - and their families. These are stories that veterans are comfortable sharing with each other, but are not often shared with the outside world.

In a major legislative victory for wounded veterans struggling with fertility and reproductive health, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to support reproductive assistance for injured service members.

In addition to displaying extraordinary valor in our nation's armed forces, warriors have passions and talents that many of us don't know about. Marine Sal Gonzalez certainly does and he unveiled...

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