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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.

March 9, 2011

Wounded Warrior and Transition Issues on DoDLive

Dr. Clifford Stanley, the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, is now blogging on DoDLive each Tuesday with updates on wounded warrior care, family support and other personnel and readiness issues.

March 7, 2011

Wounded Warrior Employment Conference a Success

Army Wounded Warrior Program Veterans Alvin Shell and Wesley Spaid at the Wounded Warrior Federal Employment Conference. Shell shared his experience of working in the federal government for five years since his transition from the Army."][/caption] ...

March 2, 2011

Virtual learning opportunities to transitioning Service members

Dr. David Dubois, Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy, Transition Assistance Program Policy Director...

Feb. 28, 2011

From Surviving to Thriving - Wounded Warriors are Changing the Face of America

After September 11th, 2001, another generation of inspiration was born, and a new American story was bred on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines returned home with unique challenges, and peerless spirit. Some joined the ranks of the elite wounded warrior atheletes, most others meet their challenge, and in turn challenge us on a daily basis with little fan fare -- but with no less acolades. These are their stories.

Feb. 24, 2011

VA provides National Caregiver Support Line

Are you a Caregiver? The Department of Veterans Affairs now offers a toll-free National Caregiver Support Line at 1-855-260-3274 for caregivers providing support at home for veterans. Licensed clinical social workers are available Monday through ...

Feb. 23, 2011

Federal Agencies Learn Best Hiring Practices for Wounded Warriors

Wounded warrior employment is the focus of a conference hosted by the Army's Warrior Transition Command today and tommorow. Federal agencies will learn about programs that help them benefit from the leadership, discipline, teamwork and technical skills wounded warriors bring to their next career.

Feb. 22, 2011

Conference helps DoD and VA close disability benefits gap

Military and Veterans Affairs representatives from 36 locations gathered in Washington D.C. last week to learn how to work together to eliminate delays in Veteran’s disability benefits for medically-discharged Service members. The attendees came from locations that will be implementing a new Integrated Disability Evaluation System, or IDES, this spring and summer.

Feb. 17, 2011

African American History Month Highlights Wounded Warrior Pt. II

This month, we bring you stories of African-American Wounded Warriors captured by the Department of Defense in honor of African American History Month. These are inspirational stories of overcoming adversity and challenges. This week, we highlight...

Feb. 16, 2011

Wife of wounded warrior now helps others as a Recovery Care Coordinator

After her husband recovered from wounds he sustained in Iraq, Annette Slaydon felt a calling to help other wounded warriors and their families through the process. Her experiences give her a special connection with other families as a Recovery Care Coordinator.

Feb. 10, 2011

Wounded Warrior Gets Back in the Fight Thanks to Operation Warfighter

pt. Wes Knight, US Army, Iraq War Veteran and Operation Warfighter Success Story...