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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.

May 13, 2019

Dr. Cordts welcomes regional coordinators to training

Dr. Paul Cordts, Deputy Assistant Director for Medical Affairs, addressed coordinators from the Recovery Coordination Program during annual training....

April 5, 2019

An OWF Success Story

From time to time we have the opportunity to share success stories from those who have participated in our programs. We can showcase how well our programs are doing and encourage those who may need guidance as they transition from active duty. Below ...

Feb. 14, 2019

Wounded Warrior Art Exhibit Ends Successful Run at Pentagon

In May 2017, the Pentagon Patriotic Art Program opened the Wounded Warrior Healing Arts Exhibit to celebrate and honor wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans who enhanced their recovery and rehabilitation through healing arts. This mon...

Dec. 18, 2018

Discussions on Research, Knowledge Gaps, and Innovation Forge Path Ahead During Fourth Annual Warrior Care in the 21st Century Symposium

Bret Stevens (Symposium Co-chair and Director Department of Defense, Disability Evaluation Systems, United States of America); Air Vice-Marshal Tracy Smart, AM (Commander Joint Health and Surgeon General ADF, Department of Defence); and Air Commodore...

Nov. 19, 2018

There is help for anyone caring for a service member

Story on behalf of U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. – It’s likely at some point in life one will hear a phrase like, “two heads are better than one” or “teamwork makes the dream work”. However, phrases like these all boil down...

Nov. 13, 2018

Patten and Dubey Find the Right Fit Through Operation Warfighter

  While on deployment to El Salvador in May 2017, Navy AE2 Sarah Patten took a utility vehicle for a routine trip to the base’s security gate. Unfortunately, the trip went from routine to harrowing when her utility vehicle hit a barrier and c...

Nov. 6, 2018

The National Resource Directory Celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary

Since November 2008, the goal of the National Resource Directory (www.nrd.gov) has been to provide a central, web-based access point to federal, state and local services and resources that support recovery, rehabilitation and community integration fo...

Oct. 31, 2018

Warrior Care Month: A Decade of Progress and Evolution

This November, the Department of Defense celebrates the 10th anniversary of Warrior Care Month, reflecting upon a decade of progress made across the spectrum of warrior care and support – recovery, rehabilitation back to duty or transition to the com...

Oct. 31, 2018

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Recognizes Warrior Care Month

November 2018 marks the tenth anniversary of Warrior Care month. “This November in particular, I ask you to become more informed about and share warrior care resources,” encouraged principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for health affairs Th...

Aug. 15, 2018

Life After Military Service for James Burkett

For many who enter the military, the possibility of a career outside of service doesn’t typically cross one’s mind. That was certainly the case for retired Sgt. James Burkett. Though the path to get to this point was less than ideal, Burkett has foun...