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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.

July 18, 2011

A Unique Perspective -- Director of Recovery Coordination Program Deploys Twice and is Injured

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy John Campbell presents Mr. Bob Carrington, Director of Care Coordination, with the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exception Civilian Service. Mr. Carri...

July 15, 2011

Help is available to spouses who become caregivers

The Deployment Health Clinical Center is working on ways to help spouses deal with the stresses of becoming caregivers. The Pentagon Channel recently reported on a pilot program of the Spouses and Significant Others Support Group.

July 12, 2011

Strike down barriers for wounded warriors!

Reposted from Erin Tindell on the Air Force Personnel Center Web site... SAN ANTONIO -- It's 15 pounds, glows in the dark and can 'strike' down the competition with a slight move of the thumb. As part of continuing efforts to support Air Force...

July 6, 2011

Meaningful Connections for the Millennial Military

Sometimes trends are more than trends – they are a fact of life. According to the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, over 83% of all Americans own a web enabled phone. Just 15 years ago, less than 3 percent of the world’s popu...

June 29, 2011

Wounded Warrior Internship Program gets full-time coordinator in San Antonio

Erasmo Valles has been serving his country for nearly 20 years, since he joined the Marine Corps right out of high school. While he’s the first to tell you his career path hasn’t been what he expected, it has taught him first-hand about sacrifice, co...

June 27, 2011

Construction begins for the new USO Learning Center at Fort Belvoir

????????Ground was broken this morning for a new USO Learning Center at Fort Belvoir and Mr. Phil Burdette, Principal Director at the Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy was in the crowd to mark the occasion. The Learning Center is designed...

June 21, 2011

Secretary of Defense: Our Contract with our Wounded Warriors is at the Heart of Our Volunteer Force

Defense Secretary Robert Gates told the audience at last week’s Bob Woodruff Foundation “Stand Up for Heroes” event that there is still much work to do for wounded warriors, but that the Department of Defense “will do what is necessary to fulfill our...

June 17, 2011

Tiger Woods Has Nothing On These Guys - Wounded warriors get a short-game clinic and nine holes with the pros

Ed Salau tees up during an Improvised Explosive Day of Golf with PGA pros....

June 15, 2011

Have A Wounded Warrior or Veteran Website or Blog? Want a Resource Directory? If You Don't Build Another Website, I Will Give You Ours for Free!

Have you heard? The White House says there are too many government websites. Redundant websites are a particular problem, says the President. A recent observation of the Recovering Warrior Task Force found that wounded warriors were not getting th...

June 13, 2011

For Recovery Care Coordinators, Caring is the Key

Recovery Care Coordinator Liz Melahn (center) with Laura Schmidt, her son Landon, and her parents Bill and Rita Schmidt. Ms. Melahn worked as a Recovery Care Coordinator for Laura’s husband, Air Force CAPT Eric Schmidt, a B-52 pilot who recently fell...