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This Month!May is National Military Appreciation Month! The Office of Warrior Care Policy is honored to support all our brave Service members. Operation Warfighter (OWF) Events May 3, Fort Meade, McGill Training and Education Center, 8452 Zimborski Avenue: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. May 15, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Lobby of Building 62, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Watch the blog, Warrior Care Facebook and Warrior Care Twitter accounts for live coverage of this year's Warrior Games, taking place May 11-16 in Colorado Springs! Attention RCCs, Advocates and other care coordinators! The December 2012 Training and Development Quarterly is now online. Browse through it today! http://www.scribd.com/doc/119911194/RCC-Training-and-Development-Quarterly-December-2012
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Adaptive Sports Gives Wounded Warriors New Purpose
Most people would have a difficult time maintaining a positive attitude after a serious accident resulting in a traumatic brain injury, speech, balance and memory issues, but not Jeannette Tarqueno. Just four months after being hit in the head by…
NRD Supports 2013 Warrior Games with Access to Over 14,000 Resources
There are millions of people out there ignoring disabilities and accomplishing incredible feats. I learned you can learn to do things differently, but do them just as well. I’ve learned that it’s not the disability that defines you, it’s how…
Serving after Service: Air Force veteran and Warrior Games athlete continues to give back
The Warrior Games is one of many events that showcase the resilience and endurance of our Nation’s Service members and veterans. For many, the Warrior Games is more than just a competition; it’s also a path to personal healing….
An active duty Marine since 2004, Jorge Toledo deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan multiple times and would “go back in a heartbeat.” But a pre-deployment training flight accident at Camp Pendleton in 2011 changed his plans. After his helicopter…
For Mark Lyons, the plan was simple: 20 years in the Marine Corps followed by a career in law enforcement. But when his left leg was amputated through the knee in early 2011, Lyons realized he needed a new…
Departing head of Warrior Care Policy stresses recovering Service members, families must remain a priority
A message from departing Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Warrior Care Policy, John R. Campbell When I left the Marine Corps in 1970, I was fortunate to re-enter an American community, and a job market, where people knew…
Posted on March 18, 2013 | No CommentsThe goal of the National Resource Directory (NRD) is to provide a central, web-based access point to federal, state and local services and resources that support recovery, rehabilitation and community integration for today’s Service members, veterans, families and caregivers. ...
Posted on February 20, 2013 | No CommentsThe Office of Warrior Care Policy (WCP) has recently expanded its online non-medical case management tracking system to several new user groups. These new partnerships bring the benefits of the automated, paperless system to an even wider variety of...
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