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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.

Jan. 27, 2012

White House wounded warrior policy director fields questions on Twitter

The White House director of Veterans and Wounded Warrior Policy, Matt Flavin, hosted a virtual question-and-answer session via Twitter yesterday morning, addressing inquiries and concerns about the Obama administration’s policies, programs and plans ...

Jan. 26, 2012

Wounded warrior finds new career path through internship with Department of Energy

David Underwood deployed twice with the Marines before an irreversible injury to the joints surrounding his sternum forced him to leave the Military and come up with another plan....

Jan. 25, 2012

Wounded, ill and injured Service members could be eligible for Social Security benefits

Watch the SSA’s “Social Security for Wounded Warriors Webinar” or read “Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors” for detailed explanations of eligibility and how to file an application. ...

Jan. 19, 2012

Yoga: an alternative therapy for wounded warriors with PTSD

Soldiers participate in a yoga class for the 1st Platoon, Charlie Company, Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe (U.S. Army photo)....

Jan. 17, 2012

The NRD is Country – and State – Strong

By Joe McAtee, National Resource Directory Communications Coordinator and Army Veteran Working in the D.C. area as I do, it is easy to get wrapped up in what’s going on at the federal level, and forget about the activities that occur at the state le...

Jan. 16, 2012

Dr. King reminds us to serve

Photo by Staff Sgt. Megan Garcia...

Jan. 13, 2012

Injured Soldier reclaims his passion for life through Federal internship

Justin Widhalm greets his son after returning injured from a deployment in 2006. Through Operation Warfighter, Justin found a new passion for life after his injury. Photo courtesy of Justin Widhalm. ...

Jan. 11, 2012

Revised policy streamlines the Disability Evaluation process for wounded, ill and injured Service members

A Marine and his wife discuss his medical care with Navy officers at the former National Naval Medical Center (U.S. Navy photo). ...

Jan. 9, 2012

Healing through hobbies

Many wounded warriors explore new hobbies and activities as part of their recovery, such as the warriors participating in SUDS, who receive adapted SCUBA training and certification. Photo courtesy of SUDS....

Jan. 6, 2012

The gift of a lifetime

Marines from 1st Radio Battalion proudly wear their colorful blood donation badge after donating blood to the Armed Services Blood Program (Armed Service Blood Program photo)....