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Warrior Stories
Jul 22, 2021

August is Romance Awareness Month, and while romance is portrayed a certain way in mainstream media, what it really comes down to is connection. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) offers a couples’...

Jul 22, 2021

When Army veteran Elizabeth Martinez Gonzalez first separated from the military, she was ready to walk away from anything that reminded her of military life. After all, she felt the military had...

Jul 9, 2021

When Rob McGregor retired from the Navy in 2014, he anticipated a smooth landing in civilian life. The former helicopter pilot left the military as a lieutenant commander after 27 years of...

Jul 2, 2021

A rare cancer changed Kelly Elmlinger’s role from nurse to patient at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC). Kelly had joined the Army during her sophomore year in college, turning down athletic...

Jul 2, 2021

Life can change in an instant, taking away the independence we’ve become accustomed to. Fernando Martinez spent more than 15 years defending our nation’s freedoms in the Marine Corps Reserve...

Jul 2, 2021

Finding peace and quiet can feel difficult at times. Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) art class participants have found a way to find solace in creating something new. While these classes are...

More Features
Jul 1, 2021

While the 4th of July is typically a time for picnics and family barbecues, for veterans it often has different meaning. “The holiday is the day our country came to be, and to a veteran, the 4th of July is up there with Veterans Day and Memorial Day,” veteran Dan Miller said.

Jul 1, 2021

Road trips are a rite of passage for some college students — spring break getaways, that bucket list concert, a final excursion before heading into the “real world.” SUNY Cortland students...

Jun 25, 2021

It’s Sunday evening. Angela and her neighbor strike up a conversation as their dogs play at their feet. It’s a regular rendezvous — they talk nearly every day. But something is different...

Jun 14, 2021

Children of military parents face different challenges than those of civilian kids during normal times, but trends from the past year reflect additional stresses that arose from COVID-19 restrictions.

Jun 2, 2021

Brave men and women responded swiftly to the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Some didn’t care what it took, and others had no idea what impact their service would have on their lives. With the...

May 25, 2021

Long cycling rides bring a level of accomplishment and pride for those who have been training to up their game. But these rides also bring a level of soreness and exhaustion not typically...