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Wounded Warrior Project Reveals Findings from 10th Annual Warrior Survey

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) revealed the full results of its 10th Annual Warrior Survey to congressional staff today. This survey of post-9/11 warriors is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in the nation. It provides key insights into the physical, social, economic, and mental health needs of America's wounded, ill, and injured veterans and service members.

WWP 10th Annual Warrior Survey delivered to congressional staff

WWP experts shared survey results with congressional staff during a working lunch, with speakers including WWP CEO Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Mike Linnington; WWP Metrics Director Dr. Melanie Mousseau; WWP Chief Program Officer Jennifer Silva; and WWP Financial Wellness Vice President, Tom Kastner.

"The Annual Warrior Survey has provided Wounded Warrior Project with a decade's worth of data to inform the programs and services we offer to wounded warriors, family members, and caregivers," said WWP CEO Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Mike Linnington. "This invaluable data also helps our national leaders in Congress, the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs modify policies and create legislation that improves the lives of millions of veterans. We're proud to work with them and our partners in the veteran service community to improve the support and resources our nation's warriors receive."

The survey data includes information on the following topics:

  • Demographic shifts
  • Deployment trends
  • Service-connected injuries and health problems
  • PTSD and traumatic brain injuries
  • Substance abuse, opioids
  • Physical health and obesity
  • Employment and financial stability
  • Homelessness
  • Toxic exposures

See the full results of the 2019 Annual Warrior Survey.

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For further information: Joe Plenzler - Communications Director, Government & Community Relations, jplenzler@woundedwarriorproject.org, 202.684.2156