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 Veterans Participate in Tele-Town Hall on VA Benefits, Support

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recently participated in a virtual town hall with the VA about the benefits they're receiving during the COVID-19 pandemic. VA Undersecretary of Benefits Dr. Paul Lawrence spoke directly to individual warriors and answered questions about their personal experiences, challenges, and needs.

"As the country reopens, we remained focused on the C&P exams," Lawrence said. "When the pandemic started, we stopped these exams, moving to virtual for safety reasons. We're starting to once again do the in-person C&P exams at 40% of military facilities."

Lawrence said local and state governments are setting the tone for this reopening, stressing that as the nation returns to normal, so will exams and benefits operations at the VA. WWP CEO Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Mike Linnington also encouraged warriors who had questions or issues that couldn't be addressed directly by the VA to reach out to WWP's Resource Center.

"The key to staying ahead of these issues is communication," Linnington said. "Our veteran benefits and Resource Center staff are great resources if you have questions or need immediate benefits assistance."

According to WWP's most recent Annual Warrior Survey, 90% of survey participants identified that they are receiving compensation benefits from VA, with 65% saying they have a disability rating of 80% or higher. More than one-third have a rating of 100%.

Learn more about how WWP works with our nation's leaders to improve the lives of wounded veterans and their families.

About Wounded Warrior Project
Since 2003, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has been meeting the growing needs of warriors, their families, and caregivers — helping them achieve their highest ambition. Learn more.

 

 

SOURCE Wounded Warrior Project

For further information: Mattison Brooks -- Communications Specialist, Government & Community Relations mbrooks@woundedwarriorproject.org, 202.969.1120

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