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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.

Oct. 5, 2011

National Disability Employment Month and Wounded Warriors

We open this October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, with one Marines story of a successful transition – Justin Constantine, 2011 Wounded Warrior Project George C Lang Award winner, and 2009 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Gra...

Oct. 3, 2011

New Class of Recovery Care Coordinators prepare to serve wounded, ill and injured Service members, families

Mr. John Campbell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy (WWCTP), provided opening remarks this morning at the quarterly training for Recovery Care Coordinators, provided by WWCTP’s Recover...

Sept. 28, 2011

Fort Hood Soldier Finds New Career Path Through Operation Warfighter

Anthony Thomas, Warrior Transition Brigade Transition coordinator, asks Spc. Alfred Newman about an item in the display case dedicated to Soldiers in the Korean War during a recent visit to the Temple VA. Photo courtesy of army.mil....

Sept. 28, 2011

Stop Loss Pay: POTUS urges Troops and Vets to file before deadline

DD 214 (8-09), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty and/or DD 215 (8-09), Correction to DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty....

Sept. 25, 2011

Better Psychological Health For Wounded Warriors

Transitions in military service – call to active duty, relocation or other events – can be challenging. Service members presented with such a transition while in mental health treatment may need extra resources. A deployment is a life change --i...

Sept. 22, 2011

Wounded Soldier Building on 10 years of Experience through Operation Warfighter Internship

Please see below for a Fort Hood wounded warrior's success story through the Operation Warfighter (OWF) internship program that ran in the Fort Hood Sentinel. As part of his rehab and transition, Staff Sgt. Shad Fowler is participating in an internsh...

Sept. 22, 2011

Help Those Who Exemplify Selfless Service Receive Recognition for their Efforts

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden greet people while visiting the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Texas, April 13, 2011. The First Lady and Dr. Biden met with service members and their families during their visit to the f...

Sept. 13, 2011

American Jobs Act Provides New Benefits for Veterans and Wounded Warriors

Under current law, employers that hire veterans who have been unemployed for at least 6 months and have a service-connected disability are eligible for a maximum tax credit of $4,800. This section increases the amount of that credit to $9,600....

Aug. 31, 2011

A New Semester and New Rules for Post 9/11 GI Bill Recipients

The new changes to the Post 9-11 GI Bill were signed into law last year, but Service members are feeling the impact now....