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Warrior Care’s mission is to support wounded, ill, and injured Service members in their recovery and reintegration or transition to civilian life. Here, you will find articles highlighting our support to ensure that we never forget our nation’s wounded, ill, and injured Service members, their families, and caregivers. We publish a variety of stories to keep you informed about Warrior Care, from the ways we deliver on our mission, to the impact of our work on everyday lives.

June 26, 2013

PTSD: Myths and Misperceptions, Part 1

Despite how common PTSD is, both inside and outside of the military, many myths and misperceptions about the condition persist....

June 25, 2013

DoD training prepares care coordinators to support Service members, families and caregivers

Non-medical care coordinators particiapte in DoD-sponsored training in 2011. The current class of non-medical care coordinators is the largest one trained yet! ...

June 20, 2013

From Operation Warfighter Intern to Defense Technical Information Center Employee

DTIC Team pictured with former OWF Intern Carolyn Fota. Featured in the picture from the back row (left to right) Michele Finley, Helen Sherman, Angela Davis, and James Fletcher. From the front row (left to right) Sandy Schwalb, Carolyn Fota, Howard ...

June 13, 2013

The NRD, the go-to for PTSD and TBI-related resources

“Depression, Explosive anger, trust issues and drug and alcohol abuse plagued him. This was accompanied by recurring nightmares, a fear that things on the side of the road would blow up…” - “Coping with PTSD”, The Salina Journal. April 21,...

June 11, 2013

OWF regional coordinator uses personal recovery experience to help others

OWF regional coordinator and Warrior Games competitor, Chris Self, celebrates his gold medal win at the 2013 Warrior Games....

June 6, 2013

June is PTSD Awareness Month: remember, you are not alone!

An estimated 11 to 20 percent of Service members are affected by PTSD after a deployment, and eight percent of the total US population will be affected by PTSD in their lifetime....

May 30, 2013

Warrior Games results highlight benefits of adaptive sports

Prince Harry competes with the British Armed Forces team in an exhibition volleyball match as part of the Warrior Games....

May 24, 2013

Memorial Day a time to honor heroes, celebrate freedom

A message from Mrs. Donna Seymour, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Warrior Care Policy For many, Memorial Day is a time to gather with friends and family, welcome summer, fire up the grill and relax. The Memorial Day holiday is a...

May 14, 2013

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 a 3...

May 13, 2013

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 you deal...