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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.
Archive: 2011

Dec. 29, 2011

Holiday Gratitude: DASD John Campbell Visits Injured Troops, Veterans, and Families

Mr. John Campbell speaks with CAPT Constance Evans, Director of the Warrior Family Coordination Cell at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, about the warriors and their families being treated there over the holidays....

Dec. 28, 2011

Making career development a priority for the new year

Virtual learning opportunities from TAP are designed to help Service members and families better prepare for transition to the civilian workforce. Topics include Building Better Resumes and the Art of Career Networking....

Dec. 27, 2011

Suicide prevention, mental and physical fitness tips for winter holiday season

Many Service members carry on holiday traditions even when they are separated from their families, to help combat feelings of loneliness or depression. Photo courtesy of Army.mil....

Dec. 23, 2011

The National Resource Directory aims onward and upward in the new year

The NRD mobile app allows users to access more than 14,000 resources any time, from anywhere....

Dec. 21, 2011

Adaptive sports for wounded warriors to become law

Athletes sprinted across the finish line during the 100 Meter Dash at the Warrior Games track and field events in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 17, 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo)...

Dec. 20, 2011

Iraq troop withdrawal complete, Service members home for the holidays

The final convoy of American Service members crossed the border into Kuwait on Sunday morning, ending the nine-year conflict in Iraq....

Dec. 15, 2011

Reuniting wounded warriors and loved ones for the holidays

The joy of a Navy family being reunited (U.S. Navy photo)....

Dec. 13, 2011

Newest Recovery Care Coordinators learn importance of centralized resources for wounded warriors, families

Mr. John Campbell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Wounded Warrior Carea and Transition Policy opened December's Recovery Care Coordinator training by thanking RCCs for the critical work they do on behalf of recovering Service members and f...

Dec. 2, 2011

Service dogs help wounded warriors get back on their feet, and stay there

Shawn Mello, a single leg amputee, uses his dog, Harpo, for assistance with balance....

Nov. 30, 2011

President Obama Signs VOW to Hire Heroes Act

President Barack Obama signs the Veterans Opportunity to Work to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (VOW to Hire Heroes Act), that will provide tax credits to help put veterans back to work. First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden...