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Warrior Stories
Dec 26, 2021

A group of wounded warriors recently hiked 17 miles in the Texas Hill Country to honor the 17 veterans who die by suicide each day. The warriors participated in the second annual hike as part of a...

Dec 6, 2021

Motorcycles, mental health, and the magic of the Florida Keys. That was the setting and focus for a group of veterans at a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) workshop called Rolling Project...

Oct 27, 2021

Sergio Alfaro sat in the middle of a test at Harvard Medical School, but all he could think about were traumatic events that happened in Iraq. After serving as a medic in Iraq, Sergio followed up...

Sep 1, 2021

James Rivera spent six months in Iraq with the Marines, driving convoys for 120 to 150 miles each day. When he returned home, James isolated himself and felt depressed. He used to spend days and...

Jul 30, 2021

Leaving the structure of military life and venturing into the unknown as a civilian is a monumental change. Any change can cause stress, and for many people the stress can lead to anxiety....

Jul 30, 2021

Jake Norotsky can get real with students in his aviation program because he’s been there. While still a senior in high school, he balanced schoolwork, a full-time job, and National Guard weekend...

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Jan 19, 2022

Even if you live in sunny latitudes, you might experience winter blues – that blasé feeling during cooler and shorter days. It’s not surprising that cool January is associated with feeling blue.

Jan 18, 2022

Reaching warriors early before they lose out on benefits and other opportunities is the primary focus of the Transition Ready program at Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). “They have to find jobs,...

Jan 14, 2022

Eric DeLion was in the line of fire, especially during his second tour in Iraq in 2005. The Marine veteran was exposed to multiple attacks and explosions, and he remembers blasts strong enough to...

Jan 3, 2022

Since its inception in 2004, Soldier Ride® has evolved from a lone rider on a mission to involve more than 1,600 warriors and their family support members across 191 events. In 2021, these...

Dec 29, 2021

Yolanda Jones was depressed. Her neck hurt. Her legs ached. She was sleeping on friends’ couches, embarrassed to tell them she had no place to live, and too independent to ask for help. It...

Dec 18, 2021

Amie McMillan is an Army combat veteran who medically retired early in her career. When she separated from the military in 2014, she struggled to make ends meet and experienced food insecurity...