Skip to main content
WWP IMPACT IN ACTION: your support can make a life-changing difference for warriors and their families. LEARN MORE >
Contact Us Español
Latest News
Sep 16, 2022

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) announced today the elections of Kristen Robinson Darcy, chief operating officer (COO) and head of services and operations of Fidelity Charitable®, and Jeff...

Sep 15, 2022

Almost 50 Wounded Veterans Meet with U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Congressional Staff WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) this week brought dozens of...

Sep 1, 2022

Too many veterans are still dying by suicide. To address this issue, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is working to reduce the fears and barriers warriors face when asking for help. "The warriors...

Wounded Warrior Project Urges Support of Continued VA Fertility Coverage

 

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) urges the House Appropriations Committee to support a measure that would allow the Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) to continue providing fertility coverage for wounded veterans and their families. WWP has long advocated this coverage, which would help nearly 2,000 veterans start or grow their families.

Wounded Warrior Project(R)

As a result of injuries sustained during service to our country, these veterans return home without the ability to have children naturally.

"Wounded veterans with dreams of starting a family deserve the opportunity to pursue that dream, and Congress should ensure funding is available to VA to provide these services," said WWP CEO Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Mike Linnington. "We encourage the Appropriations Committee to approve the continuation of this fertility coverage and appreciate the leadership of Representatives Charlie Dent and Debbie Wasserman Schultz as we honor our commitment to those who have given so much to this country."

In 2016, WWP led a coalition of veterans service organizations and partners to urge Congress to allow VA to provide fertility treatment and care. This effort resulted in passed legislation supporting fertility treatment for severely wounded veterans and their spouses and arranges adoption assistance for veteran families.

To learn more about WWP's advocacy efforts, please visit
https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/programs/policy-government-affairs.aspx.

About Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) connects, serves, and empowers wounded warriors. Read more at http://newsroom.woundedwarriorproject.org/about-us.

 

 

SOURCE Wounded Warrior Project

For further information: Ashley Saunders - Government & Community Relations Communications Director, asaunders@woundedwarriorproject.org, 202.684.2156

Here are Wounded Warriors Social Links, if you want to share this page content on social media then select the media you would like to share to from the list below