Secretary of Defense Recognizes Warrior Care Month

Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter recently called upon the wider Department of Defense (DoD) community to recognize November as Warrior Care Month, urging the Military Departments, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General DoD Counsel, and more to “become more informed about warrior care resources; explore new ways to help our wounded, ill, and injured Service members, families, and caregivers realize their own potential; and continue a year-round discourse regarding warrior care priorities.”

Click here to read Secretary Carter’s full DoD memorandum


Secretary of Defense Ash Carter awards a trophy to the Air Force sitting volleyball team for winning the Joint Service Sitting Volleyball Tournament for wounded warriors at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., Nov. 19, 2015, during Warrior Care Month 2015. DoD News photo by EJ Hersom



Secretary of Defense Ash Carter gives a challenge coin to an Army Wounded Warrior at the 2015 Army Navy game in Philadelphia, Dec 12, 2015. DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tim D. Godbee