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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....

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