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There’s a lot of resources that go into serving over 100,000 wounded warriors, their family members, and caregivers, and there are many ways to get involved.

After four surgeries, eight months of grueling rehab, and 25 years of service to our country, Claude Boushey continues his service by supporting injured veterans through Wounded Warrior Project's...

Musician Connor McDermott put his gifts to work for a music video tribute to America’s service members.

Dogs are well-known as “man’s best friend,” but for some of America’s service members, the bond goes much deeper.

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adam Faine leaned forward, legs churning, powering through the last few meters through Toronto's High Park. His efforts in pursuit of two other...

Practical skills become important at this point in your life, like building a resume with extracurriculars that help you stand above the sea of other young adults making their way into the workforce. WWP has a program that can help you develop some of these skills firsthand.

Cheryl Pfeiffer was a small child when she said she first witnessed true heroism.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To better assist schools across the country with their fundraising efforts around Veterans Day, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is...

The Constitution of the United States, drafted in 1787 and passed in 1788, is the first permanent constitution of its kind. It starts with three iconic words: “We the People.”

Recently, the entire 6th grade class of Arrowhead Elementary School showed its support for Wounded Warrior Project

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Sept. 5, 2017) – Each week, hundreds of injured veterans from more than 40 Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) veteran peer support groups across the country meet and participate...

Recently, 44 video game enthusiasts gathered for a marathon streaming session to raise awareness and funds for Wounded Warrior Project, playing the widely popular game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.”

Baseball is more than just America’s pastime – it’s a long-standing tradition of coming together to enjoy a relaxing day of sports, fellowship, and fun.

Recently, the Rochester Rhinos and the Harrisburg City Islanders hosted their inaugural Capelli Sport Hero Cup, supporting Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP)...

Wounded Veterans Ride Together and Forge New Path to Recovery with Wounded Warrior Project MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (Aug. 18, 2017) – Marine Corps veteran and wounded warrior Greg Padilla was on...

Rocker Rick Allen Shares Story With Wounded Warrior Project Veterans Def Leppard Drummer Talks About His PTSD SEATTLE (Aug. 15, 2017) – Rick Allen has traveled the globe sharing rock music with...

By James Herrera – Physical Health & Wellness Director, Wounded Warrior Project Adjusting to life outside of active military duty means changes in both diet and fitness, and not always in a...

It might be hard to imagine a bicycle race more iconic than the Tour De France, but in America, there’s one race that’s much more challenging...

Video games brought warriors into a virtual world in Jacksonville as veterans charity Stack-Up teamed with Wounded Warrior Project for a night filled with friendly competition, food, and fellowship...

By James Herrera – Physical Health & Wellness Director, Wounded Warrior Project Aug. 10 is National S’mores Day, a day to celebrate one of summer’s iconic foods. The Physical Health and...

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp recently welcomed warriors and family members served by Wounded Warrior Project for a night of baseball, fireworks, and camaraderie.

David Britt of Charlotte, North Carolina, wanted to support Wounded Warrior Project and the warriors it serves through his music...

Since 9/11, 2.4 million brave women and men have deployed around the world in support of the Global War on Terrorism. With improvements in medicine and technology, the percentage of those...

In Service Of Something Greater | Country music superstar Trace Adkins has long been an advocate for our nation's bravest. He stopped by Fox & Friends recently to talk about what the Wounded...

Like all of WWP’s physical health and wellness programs, Soldier Ride is adaptable to the stage of recovery of each wounded veteran.

Warriors. Wellness. Wheels. | New York is the cite of the latest Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Soldier Ride®. Check out the videos to see WWP Chief Programs Officer Jennifer Silva and warrior...

A Slam Dunk for Warrior Wellness | Members of the esteemed Georgetown University Hoyas recently joined forces with Wounded Warrior Project® to tout the importance of physical health and wellness...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recently joined the Bush Institute and other veterans service organizations to take on the issues facing today’s generation of veterans.

While much of the nation is talking about health care as Capitol Hill engages in a showdown on the Affordable Care Act, severely injured veterans have been struggling with an issue that has forced thousands to overpay for their health care for years.

Beyond the benefits of developing support structures and enjoying camaraderie with fellow veterans, warrior Rachel Heinz has also found a chance to do something for other wounded warriors.

Independence -- And Honor | As we commemorate a holiday that defines America, we all have a duty to remember those who have endured meaningful sacrifice to protect this nation.

Independence...On Their Terms | As America celebrates Independence Day, wounded warriors Steve Bohn, Taniki Richard, and Sal Gonzalez sit down with the ladies of The Talk to share their compelling...

At the end of a long, bloody revolution, a land prevailed where citizenry chose its leaders not from divine right or kings, but from ordinary citizens. Below is a timeline of the key catalysts on...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) hosts physical health and wellness expos around the nation, not just to get warriors moving again but to connect them with other local warriors who share their life experiences.

Video game enthusiast and Twitch streamer Sean Brendle recently decided to use his passion to raise money for WWP during a 24-hour gaming marathon.

Wounded warrior and yoga teacher Dan Nevins shares how yoga supported his healing.

June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, with June 27 designated as PTSD Awareness Day. The goal is simple: To increase knowledge among the public about issues related to PTSD.

Brian first connected with WWP in 2015 through a golf outing for veterans, where he benefited from the mentorship of other warriors around him.

Ryan Kules: "The organic resiliency that develops from the military lifestyle is not only key to adapting and overcoming struggles inherent to life on active duty, but also can often serve to...

As part of the Chronotek perks program, passionate supporter Dennis Brady chose Wounded Warrior Project® as his charity of choice.

At the 2017 Courage Awards and Benefit Dinner, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recognized warriors and partners who have dedicated time and effort to change the lives of the warriors served by WWP. Army veteran Brett Miller, who was seriously wounded in 2004, received the highest honor for the evening.

NASCAR gets the blood pumping for Robert Gers, an Army veteran served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). The sights, sounds, and smells are part and parcel of a beloved sport – and a pastime that gives Robert and his wife, Crystal, something to bond over.

The two-day brain trust event in Boston focused on the challenges of invisible wounds of war, brought ideas to the forefront, and highlighted collaboration between VA and partners.

During a recent military appreciation game, the East Carolina University (ECU) Pirates welcomed Marine Corps veteran Taniki Richards to throw out the first pitch.

The fifth annual Hiawatha Beach Weekend recently brought families together at picturesque Leech Lake. WALKER, Minn. (June 8, 2017) – Larry Jacobson’s idea of a “small way to do something”...

FX Networks and the creative team behind the critically-acclaimed series “You’re the Worst” are supporting Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) to portray raw depictions of relationships and coping with mental health struggles.

People-watching is a way to pass the time and enjoy your surroundings, whether it be at a shopping center, park, or busy city sidewalk. For Marine Corps veteran Joe Merritt, it triggered too many reactions.

On Thursday, June 1, 2017, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) held its Courage Awards and Benefit Dinner®.

All-American Boy | Veteran and warrior Carl Quaney has never shied away from jobs that require toughness. As a Marine, he patrolled hostile combat zones in Iraq, where his life was compromised...

As Mike Jernigan emerged through a portal from one of the darkened hallways onto Tropicana Field, his senses were aroused by a mix of lasting baseball memories and eruption of bright colors.

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) empowers veterans with the knowledge of identifying what prompts emotional eating so they can make healthier decisions for better mental health and wellness.

This Memorial Day we all honored the selfless men and women who have given their lives to defend our country. See how one warrior pays tribute to them in his own special way. Experience Memorial Day...

Decoration Day | Remembering those who have made the ultimate sacrifice will be even more strongly on the minds of Americans on Memorial Day, May 29. Wounded Warrior Project® CEO Lt. Gen. (ret)...

Bicycling is a big deal here at Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). For years, it’s been one of the most accessible methods for the warriors we serve to stay active and healthy.

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) encourages veterans and families to visit some of our favorite military landmarks.

Heartfelt testimonial from warrior drives home the Wounded Warrior Project® mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors by addressing the invisible wounds of war.

Recently, the East Carolina University Pirates honored our nation's veterans on Military Appreciation Day. Wounded warrior Taniki Richard was invited to throw out the first pitch and she shared...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) CEO Lt. Gen. (ret) Mike Linnington recently spoke to Rita Cosby about the upcoming Courage Awards and Benefit Dinner, the importance of partnerships in connecting,...

You’ve probably seen them scattered around at the gym or being used by specialty fitness trainers. They’re the peculiar foam tubes people lie and roll around on the ground with.

Most recently, a group of video game streaming friends from PoonGoonTV, a channel on YouTube, embarked on a 24-hour gaming marathon to raise awareness and funds for those WWP serves.

Adding a scoop of low-sugar, low-calorie protein powder to the recipes below instantly makes them post-workout drinks! By James Herrera – Wounded Warrior Project® Physical Health & Wellness...

WWP program events like making signs at Creative Grain Studio give family members of wounded warriors an opportunity to experience firsthand what is possible at social gatherings that connect them...

Landon Thomas dug his right foot in the back of the batter’s box. Hands held high, eyes focused, body coiled like a spring, he unleashed all the fury his 10-year-old body could muster at the next pitch.

Many quotes and clichés exist about the symbolic importance of a step: taking a step forward, a step in the right direction, stepping back to appreciate the bigger picture – the list goes on....

Veterans know the combination of dining out and reduced physical activity can be bad for the waistline as they transition back to civilian life. But that doesn’t mean eliminating date night.

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is fortunate to have supporters who show their love for wounded veterans with various creative, heartfelt tributes.

"I wrote this song from the point of view of a soldier going to war and how much they miss their family, but they won't give up," said middle schooler Kendall Clausen.

Visiting the White House was only part of the Washington, DC Soldier Ride, though it maintained a proud tradition among United States presidents that began in 2008 with President George W. Bush...

Carried off the battlefield with injuries, many warriors’ service ends when their minds and bodies are rendered unfit – no longer a dependable asset for other service members who complete the...

Hundreds of veterans and supporters crossed home plate at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, finishing a run that raises awareness and funds for the mental health...

“The Courage Awards & Benefit Dinner is only possible because of the profound commitment of our generous...

Backpacking in the wilderness and maintaining your bicycle are activities that require a certain level of preparation and technique.

Unique ways to get moving and stay in shape might not always come naturally. But at a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) physical health and wellness event, warriors used a workout tool familiar to many in the military: sandbags.

Veterans Tour ‘Frozen Tundra,’ Home of the Green Bay Packers The tour of Lambeau Field got wounded veterans out of the house and engaged with fellow warriors, limiting the common struggle of...

On April 4-7, the nation's capital is the site of healing for wounded warriors as Washington, D.C. welcomes Wounded Warrior Project® Soldier Ride®. The cycling event is an opportunity...

When veterans return to civilian life after serving in the military, maintaining a nutritious lifestyle can be a challenge...

Washington, D.C. gave wounded veterans participating in Soldier Ride® D.C. a hero's welcome. Warriors in different stages of recovery cycled through the nation's capital to bond and heal. Wounded...

The entire Noah’s Ark roster was there: alligators, parrots, wolves,...

Professional ice hockey goalie helmet designs are the stuff of legends in the sports world.

Our nation’s warriors develop strong senses of purpose and camaraderie on the battlefield and can benefit immensely from the ability to continue giving back, sharing experiences, and deepening...

Generous donors from all walks of life and of all ages allow Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) to provide free, life-changing programs and services to injured...

Over the past several months, a groundswell of community support has drawn attention to veterans with so-called “bad paper discharge” and reinvigorated discussion about what benefits should be available to those whose service was determined to be less than honorable.

WWP Talk is a mental health support line that is an invaluable, non-clinical form of emotional support for warriors, family members, and caregivers.

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) veterans recently gathered in Falls Church and discussed the benefits of WWP’s career counseling program.

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) invited a group of warriors and their guests to face this very predicament when they connected at a recent couples painting date night – with ’80s classics.

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) just registered warrior 100,000, but an estimated 800,000 wounded veterans of this generation are still not signed up for WWP’s life-saving services.

It may be too early for the Lambeau Leap, but any time is good to thank wounded warriors for their service and sacrifice. The Green Bay Packers did just that when a group of Wounded Warrior...

Wounded Warrior Project® works individually with warriors to understand their unique needs, provide education on the claims process, advise them of benefit options, file benefit claims, and help...

Soldier Ride events are carefully planned to ensure warriors are accommodated no matter where they are in their recoveries from visible and invisible wounds. By James Herrera – Physical Health...

The onset of spring brings a tradition to remove the junk from your home. By now you’ve probably taken down...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) veterans recently gathered for dinner and discussed the civilian career world with members of WWP’s Warriors to Work®...

WWP’s physical health and wellness programs challenge warriors physically and provide opportunities to learn more about fundamental health topics like workout techniques and nutrition. PHOENIX,...

Pop/rock duo BREAKERBOX recently announced its support for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) with the release of a tribute music video featuring its new single "Miss You."

Wounded veterans unite in Dallas for the healing and bonding offered by Soldier Ride®.

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....

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