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Marine veteran Dave Denhardt got involved in WWP’s Independence Program, which helped him get out of the house and find things he can do that he thought he’d never do again.

After serving in the Marine Corps and Army, Dave Denhardt faced traumatic brain injury (TBI), PTSD, herniated discs...

The Courage Awards & Benefit Dinner® became a virtual event, allowing anyone to host their own version.

What do Bingo games, ’90s music, and puzzles have in common? Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) supporters are...

PTSD is a mental health condition that can happen to anyone who has experienced a traumatic event. Those dealing with PTSD have triggers, which can be linked to situational or emotional...

Matthew Barnes traces his problems back to his Iraqi deployment during the 2003 ground invasion. Less than six months after joining the Marines, Matthew — a brand new lance corporal attached to...

When we think about independence, we tend to think about the freedoms we enjoy thanks to the veterans who fought for us to have those rights. But what about when you’re fighting for freedom from...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (June 22, 2020) — In 2018, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) treated more than 1.7 million veterans for mental health issues, including combat stress, depression,...

Veterans and WWP supporters from around the country paid tribute to the fallen on Memorial Day...

warrior Tim McDonough

Air Force veteran Tim McDonough remembers exactly how many HRs — human remains — he brought back from Iraq while on active duty: 214. He felt honored to bring fallen soldiers home. But...

warrior Harvey Paige

H.O.G.® member Harvey Paige was deployed six times to Afghanistan and Iraq. He returned home suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI)...

After 30 years in the Army, Tonya Oxendine retired with the highest enlisted rank as command sergeant major. It was only after she...

Memorial Day parades and large gatherings will not be happening this year due to COVID-19, but there are still ways to honor the fallen and pay tribute...

After over 20 years in the Marines and deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, John Alicea knows how it feels to be supported on the front lines of a crisis. So when he received his stimulus check...

Jennifer Smith Mackinday’s life changed the day her brother James was wounded by an improvised explosive device while serving as an Army infantryman in Mosul, Iraq. During the 15 years since...

Rhys Dukes is only 6 years old, but he knows to look for the helpers — and he knows to appreciate and support them. That’s why when the Michigan boy told his mom he wanted to do something to...

Traci Uribe traveled 590 miles away from her family in San Antonio to participate in an endurance event, but she felt close to her husband, Army veteran Javier Uribe. “I wanted to feel what it...

With schools and businesses closed because of the coronavirus, we find ourselves sharing more time with family, including school-aged children, than we ever thought possible. Are you letting this...

Honoring a fallen brother is ingrained into Jeremiah Pauley’s consciousness...

Practicing social distancing from other people is not difficult for Army veteran Joey Pierstorff these days. He lives in a quiet town along Route 66, just more than an hour from the edge of the...

For Bill “Big Sarge” Hansen, being strong is about more than physical prowess. For him, strength rests on his ability to be a tender and caring dad to his four daughters. Bill, 52, competes...

As the wife of a wounded veteran and mother of five young children, Nicole Woods has faced challenges in recent years when pursuing her career development. While her husband Torino served in the...

Distance was no obstacle for veteran Khadijah Nazmeen while seeking the opportunity to start a new chapter in her career. The four-and-a-half-hour drive from McDonough, Georgia to Jacksonville,...

As far as exercise, walking doesn’t get the attention it deserves. Athletic types favor running and other more strenuous routines, but a brisk walk can be just as valuable. So, relax and tell...

When 9/11 happened, Elmer Dinglasan felt called to enlist, even though he already had a career as a medical technologist. With his 35th birthday a month away, he was almost too old to make the...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2020) – Army veteran and wounded warrior Jeremy Daniels is a lifetime Seattle Seahawks fan and an avid video game player. He’s living with multiple sclerosis and can’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2020) – Some kids in the Kidder County School District in central North Dakota travel up to 50 miles each way to school; the district is larger than Rhode Island....

Today, we remain ready to meet the needs of any wounded, ill, or injured service member returning from the Middle East, or any of the 170 countries where the United States has troops deployed.

Air Force veteran Pedro Rosario didn’t have an easy way to connect with other veterans until Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) helped him find peers.

There were times when Army veteran Melvin Dizon didn’t look forward to anything. He felt like an “emotional wreck,” he said, and had trouble dealing with anger, depression, and suicidal...

Matt Prather and Mike Price are two inspired civilians who accomplished a daunting goal to help our nation’s veterans.

Starting Jan. 1, 2020, the Department of Defense (DoD) is expanding commissary, military exchange, and morale, welfare, and recreation (MWR) retail privileges on U.S. military installations.

Organized by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and DirectEmployers Association, the event resulted in 150 online chats between warriors, family members, and company representatives. Several brands attended, including DuPont™, Humana, Camping World, and HSBC North America.

A rare cancer changed Kelly Elmlinger’s role from nurse to patient at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC). Kelly joined the Army her sophomore year in college, turning down athletic scholarships because of her strong desire to serve. She was deployed three times as a medic...

Joe Webb is transforming his Army Ranger and combat experience into new energy to rally his community together to benefit veterans.

"There isn't a mountain too high that is going to stop me. Nothing can stop me." That’s what William Mathis said while climbing a 1,000-foot face in Lake Tahoe at a recent Wounded Warrior Project®

Army veteran Mitch Green and a small group of veterans organized the “The Green Wave Vets,” a fundraising team for the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) virtual Carry Forward® 5K, delivered by CSX®.

Did you serve in Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa, or Southwest Asia? Depending on the dates of service...

While we could list thousands of reasons to hire a veteran, some stand out more than others for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) career counselors. In honor of National Hire a Veteran Day July 25, our Warriors to Work® team compiled the top reasons to hire a wounded warrior.

Marine Corps veteran Brian Fleming, Jr., works full time and is a busy father, but he makes time for the company of other warriors. “The best thing about participating in Wounded Warrior Project...

Cella Logan is a woman on a mission. When she’s not helping military spouses find employment, she’s raising her young sons and reflecting on the service of her late husband. Daniel Logan...

Bradley Thomas appreciates every moment he gets to spend with his older brother Brian. A few months ago, Bradley wondered if he would ever see Brian again.

Veteran Eric Haynes’ life was spiraling downward when he went online to register with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). It had been approximately 10 years since his service in Iraq with the...

Sidney Brady and his wife, Elizabeth, are no strangers to the stresses of marriage and raising a family. Adding another level of complexity, Sidney copes with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...

In 2018 WWP worked alongside our nation’s leaders in the executive and legislative branches to improve physical and mental health care and economic opportunities for veterans.

Since its inception, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has evolved to meet the needs of wounded veterans around the nation. Following a very busy 2018, WWP shifts its focus to 2019 ready to meet the needs of today’s generation of wounded veterans.

Growing up, Leslie Calderon and her three older brothers dreamt about joining the military, but she was the only one who enlisted. Her journey took her from...

WWP announced a continuation of its strategic partnership with Elizabeth Dole Foundation (EDF), to support their efforts to help caregivers of wounded veterans.

In continuance of its partnership with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation (EDF), WWP will participate in their 3rd annual national Caregiver Convening in Washington DC on November 26th

In remembrance of generations of veterans who have served America, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) participated in several ceremonies around the nation this week...

Veteran Eric Haynes remembers July 4, 2007 like it was yesterday. He was honorably discharged from the United States Army earlier that year and was looking forward to celebrating our nation’s...

When Douglas Young walked into the career counseling office at Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, he had already accomplished so much. He is a decorated veteran...

This week leadership from Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), including WWP CEO Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Mike Linnington, attended the annual Association of the U.S. Army conference, the largest land warfare trade show in the country.

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) testified before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs as part of its ongoing suicide prevention advocacy efforts with our nation’s leaders.

Wounded Warrior Project applauds the addition of H.R. 1928 Families of The Fallen Service Members Act to the minibus...

Riders participating in Soldier Ride Across America will relay more than 3,300 miles from New York City to San Diego, California, to mark the 15th anniversaries of Soldier Ride® and Wounded...

All the buzz of riding for miles with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Soldier Ride Across America got us thinking about the happy days when we rode our bikes until mom called us in for dinner. How...

Soldier Ride Across America is a 30-day celebration of 15 years of journeys to recovery, transformations, and new connections made on the road. Before the bicycle spokes start turning, a safety...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) recognizes that working together and partnering with like-minded organizations produces a larger impact on the health and well-being...

Kids are amazingly resilient, but military life asks a lot of them. Children in military families move six to nine times before graduating high school, according to the National Board for...

Is the heat making you feel a little cranky? You might not realize you’re dehydrated. Even at low levels, dehydration can put a strain on your energy and mood. It’s easy to lose fluids quickly in the heat of summer...

Recently, 4-year-old Jayden Magliaro whipped up some lemonade, iced tea, and baked goods to sell in support of the warriors WWP serves...

The U.S. Senate recently approved the MISSION Act – with a strong vote of 92-5. This legislation is considered one of the largest and most comprehensive reform bills ever passed.

Victoria Magnus, director of the Magnus Charitable Trust, is supporting WWP through her philanthropic work in the Chicago community.

The event recognizes the service and dedication of those who make WWP’s mission possible and inspire others to do more for our nation’s wounded warriors. Three awards were given out...

Wounded Warrior Project is not known for building homes for veterans. And many people outside of WWP program alumni don’t know that WWP is one of the best sources...

The Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride returned to Washington, DC for its annual events at the White House and Annapolis. This multi-day adaptive cycling event gave more than 70 wounded warriors and their caregivers a chance to connect...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) began 15 years ago as a grassroots effort to provide clothing and comfort items to injured veterans.

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) took its legislative agenda to congressional leaders while testifying on Capitol Hill.

Run As One is an event held in honor of Marine veteran Clay Hunt that is an opportunity to establish and renew bonds with our partner organizations...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) supporters raise awareness and funds for the organization in many ways.

Adam Sandoval has done a lot of motorcycle riding over the past few years, all in support of wounded veterans...

It is estimated 500,000 of this generation of wounded veterans live with the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

San Antonio-based Allcat Claims Service has supported Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) for years through various methods...

As ordinary citizens in today’s world, we sometimes find it difficult to take the time to eat healthy meals and maintain active lifestyles. We are quick to jump into the most popular diet trends...

Wounded Warrior Project headquarters hosted Soldier Ride recently, giving warriors from all over the East coast a chance to enjoy three days of adaptive, rehabilitative cycling...

Clinton McDonald, a Tampa Bay Buccaneer defense tackle, partnered with USAA to give a WWP warrior the experience of a life-time...

Life in America after the Civil War was new and challenging for all, but especially for black men and women as they became familiar with their newfound status and freedom as citizens. The 14th...

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) encourages you to enjoy National Pizza Day on Feb. 9, but try to be selective about your toppings.

Over 40 wounded veterans attended and enjoyed flag football, a barbecue lunch, and a chance to interact with former and current NFL stars.

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) encourages healthy eating for everyone’s well-being. We also believe in celebrating the Big Game in style with friends, family, and plenty of delicious football game eats.

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) added a career soldier and leader to its Board of Directors with the unanimous election of Command Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Alonzo Smith.

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) steps into its 15th year grateful for the opportunity to continue serving more than 135,000 injured veterans, their family members, and caregivers.

Army veteran James Webb writes about the anguish warriors endure, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), when returning from war. His book (working title “Tom’s Revenge”) addresses the physical and mental health issues veterans faced in a post-American Civil War world.

Over the course of the year, several wounded warriors shared what their Soldier Ride experiences in 2017 meant to them...

Since its inception in 1901, nearly 900 people across the world have been awarded the Nobel Prize. In honor of Nobel Prize Day, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) salutes veterans who have made...

The Schei family, served by Wounded Warrior Project, recently got a major overhaul of their residence to better help seriously wounded Army veteran Erik Schei move around his home.

If you spent the last month scratching the unfamiliar fur on your face, congratulations, you made it through No-shave November.

At age 83, Paris-born Bernard Darty feels fortunate to enjoy time with his family and spend winters in Miami Beachnearly three-quarters of a century after escaping Nazi invaders in France as a...

For the past eight years, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has surveyed wounded veterans registered with the organization. The annual polling represents the largest and most comprehensive annual...

El Huracán María llegó a tierra en Puerto Rico en la mañana del miércoles 20 de septiembre. La poderosa tormenta...

Hurricane Maria roared ashore in Puerto Rico on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 20. The powerful storm packed sustained winds of more than 150 mph, whipping through an island nation already...

There’s a lot of resources that go into serving over 100,000 wounded warriors, their family members, and caregivers, and there are many ways to get involved.

After four surgeries, eight months of grueling rehab, and 25 years of service to our country, Claude Boushey continues his service by supporting injured veterans through Wounded Warrior Project's...

Musician Connor McDermott put his gifts to work for a music video tribute to America’s service members.

Dogs are well-known as “man’s best friend,” but for some of America’s service members, the bond goes much deeper.

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adam Faine leaned forward, legs churning, powering through the last few meters through Toronto's High Park. His efforts in pursuit of two other...

Practical skills become important at this point in your life, like building a resume with extracurriculars that help you stand above the sea of other young adults making their way into the workforce. WWP has a program that can help you develop some of these skills firsthand.

Cheryl Pfeiffer was a small child when she said she first witnessed true heroism. The incident left a considerable impression on Cheryl, and years later, her cousin Mike confirmed his selflessness once again in an act that saved many lives when he served in Vietnam.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To better assist schools across the country with their fundraising efforts around Veterans Day, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is...

The Constitution of the United States, drafted in 1787 and passed in 1788, is the first permanent constitution of its kind. It starts with three iconic words: “We the People.”

Recently, the entire 6th grade class of Arrowhead Elementary School showed its support for Wounded Warrior Project

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