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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

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...

Feb. 7, 2011

African-American History Month Highlights Wounded Warriors

  [youtube EFSfu13igr4 nolink] This month, we will bring you inspirational stories captured by the Department of Defense highlighting inspirational stories of overcoming adversity and challenges. This week, we highlight former Staff Ser...

Feb. 6, 2011

Directory Links Wounded Warriors, Families to Resources

John R. Campbell, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for wounded warrior care and transition policy, recently sat down with Elaine Wilson, who writes for the American Forces Press Service and blogs at the Family Matters Blog, to talk about the National Resource Directory.

Jan. 30, 2011

Wounded Warrior Employment Highlighted on Bloomberg News

Check out the Hiring Veterans Toolkit for Employers at www.americasheroesatwork.gov...

Jan. 28, 2011

Care Coordinators learn to guide warriors through successful transitions

Gary Foote from the Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy teaches new Recovery Care Coordinators to use the Recovery Coordination Program Support Solution to help recovering Service members and their families make a successful transiti...