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KERNERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 23, 2020) — Andrew Long has a lot of work ahead of him. He recently purchased a 23-acre farm in North Carolina with structures dating back to the late 1800s. Not only...

For many people, 17 is just a number. But for those in the military community, it’s representative of something much more palpable and problematic — the number of veterans who die by suicide...

In October, more than 200 injured veterans came together in a virtual webinar hosted by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) to learn about livestreaming. The event was the largest single-day...

By Roberto Cruz, U.S. Army (Ret.) I live and raise my daughters in a safe Florida neighborhood. I can walk down the street and enjoy the sunshine. But there was a time when I didn’t think I...

Army veteran Steven Swiger developed a mantra he likes to live by that concludes every email he sends: “If you wake on the breathing side of the bed, you have already won.” After a challenging...

Veterans Day is all about military veterans. But why do we honor veterans on November 11? When did Veterans Day start?...

Sleep problems are the most commonly reported health problem, with 84% of WWP warriors experiencing them.

When we changed the clocks to “fall back” one hour, did most of us get an extra hour of sleep? Unfortunately, for many us, and particularly for most veterans...

For many, it’s easy to remember balancing atop a bicycle for the first time as a child. The sense of accomplishment and...

During this pandemic, it can become easy to fall into sedentary behavior. It’s more important than ever to maintain...

Gabe George was involved in a nearly fatal motorcycle accident in 2009. The accident altered everything he planned for in life...

Maintaining a healthy weight can be challenging for many wounded warriors.

Navy veteran Rachelle Dygowski was fighting a losing battle with stress and weight gain. She developed thyroid problems and was at risk...

Evelia Ruiz had to learn quickly about traumatic brain injury to help her son...

Navy veteran Don Monroe’s children used to wonder which version of dad...

Amid thoughts of killing himself multiple times a day, Sergio Alfaro did what he could just to stay alive. He could barely...

Army veteran Jason Foster was used to existing in a space surrounded by self-constructed walls. A roadside bomb...

Army veteran Steven Swiger wasn’t injured at war and always felt like Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) resources...

When military service ends, veterans face a major transition to civilian life. It’s a time to find a new...

Talking about suicide can be scary, but you don’t have to be an expert to do it...

You can be called plenty of things in the Navy. But according to Barry Floyd, nothing beats earning the title of “Doc.”

Becky Ross is a longtime supporter of veterans through her volunteer work...

Warrior Sharona Young stays active and grateful through adaptive sports, including handcycling.

The benefits of showing gratitude are deeper than we may realize. Although it’s a simple action often found among self-care...

There are never any “right things to say” when it comes to talking about suicide. The important thing is that we talk about it...

Dan Nevins, WWP warrior and yoga teacher

Exposure to traumatic combat and operational experiences affects veterans spiritually, psychologically, biologically...

A mother’s love for her children is never-ending. It endures all the joys along with the trials. From the days of nurturing a child beginning at birth and into adulthood, to enduring the growing...

There was a time when I didn’t think I could be saved. I had recently separated from the Marines and struggled with my transition to the...

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