Army Honors Wounded, Ill and Injured Soldiers during Warrior Care Month

Graphic for Warrior Care Month

By John Rosenberg, DCS, Warrior Care and Transition
Posted to on October 17, 2016

Arlington, VA — Each November the Army honors wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and their Families by commemorating Warrior Care Month. Warrior Care Month highlights the resilience and strength of these Soldiers and their Families and caregivers.

This year’s theme is “Show of Strength.” Throughout the month the Army will host events honoring these men and women, highlighting their contributions, sacrifices, recoveries, and transitions back to the force or transitions as successful Veterans.

Surgeon General of the U.S. Army and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. Nadja West states “Our fundamental tasks are in promoting, improving, conserving, or restoring the behavioral and physical well-being of those entrusted with our care.” According to West, “If we do not get this right, it does not matter what else we get right.”

The Deputy Chief of Staff (DCS), Warrior Care and Transition (WCT) ensures that wounded, ill and injured Soldiers assigned to Warrior Transition Units (WTUs) receive world class care and services. Warrior care means building resilience and ensuring Soldiers are strong in mind, body and spirit.