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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...

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....

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...

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