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Wounded warriors with a passion for motorcycle riding recently enjoyed a virtual tour of the Harley-Davidson® Museum and a conversation with the great-grandchildren of the company’s co-founder....

In these highly unpredictable times, there are few things we can control about going back to school. To keep students and staff safe during the pandemic, local school districts across the U.S. are...

Video games are more than a way to pass the time for Army veteran Dave Weiner. In a way, they saved his life. As the pandemic became widespread, Dave’s PTSD and anxiety flared. He felt alone....

When Gretchen Evans and Keith Knoop heard about a high-endurance, eco-challenge race that would be streamed online, the two injured veterans quickly partnered with two civilians who also cope with life-impacting injuries...

Wounded warrior Michael Matthews (Army), with Purple Heart award.

Purple Heart Day (Aug. 7) commemorates the brave men and women who have been wounded or killed as a result of enemy action during their military service. To honor these veterans, many people...

Wounded warriors David Camacho and Frankie Perez in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Frankie Perez is outgoing and passionate about his work. David Camacho is easygoing and identifies with a slightly older generation. But there’s an important thing that...

Established in 2017 by Hire Our Heroes, National Hire a Veteran Day on July 25 encourages companies to consider veterans for their open positions. In honor of the observance, Wounded Warrior Project®

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...

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