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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.
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Nov. 28, 2011

Helping Veterans Get Back to Work

By Joe McAtee, National Resource Directory Communications Coordinator and Army Veteran Since 2008, the National Resource Directory (NRD) has been providing thousands of resources for wounded, ill and injured Service members, veterans, their famili...

Nov. 23, 2011

A Thanksgiving Message of Gratitude to Service members and Families who tirelessly serve

In October of 1863, just a few months after the bloodiest fighting of the Civil War at the Battle of Gettysburg, President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation setting aside the last Thursday of November “as a day of Thanksgiving and Praise.” His...

Nov. 22, 2011

Wounded Warriors Unleash Potential Through Adaptive Sports

Service members from all the Military Services, along with Juan Garcia ASN M&RA, participate in a Wheelchair Basketball event hosted by the Navy on November 18....

Nov. 21, 2011

Visit to 'new Walter Reed' highlights tenacity of wounded warriors, support still required

By John R. Campbell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy Earlier this month, I had the distinct honor of visiting the “new Walter Reed,” the National Military Medical Center in Bethesd...

Nov. 10, 2011

Honoring Veterans Through Employment

By John R. Campbell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy (WWCTP) This morning I spoke to a room full of hiring managers and HR professionals at the Navy’s Wounded Warrior Hiring and S...

Nov. 7, 2011

Warrior Care Month, Unleashing Unlimited Potential

Warrior Care Month was established in 2008 by the Secretary of Defense to recognize the invaluable sacrifices of wounded, ill and injured Service members, veterans and their families. The Department of Defense (DoD), including each branch of Service,...

Nov. 3, 2011

Honoring Military Families and Caregivers

From John R. Campbell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy: Each November, the U.S. commemorates Military Family Month and National Family Caregivers Month to demonstrate the nation’s support and co...

Nov. 2, 2011

San Diego, the Next Epicenter of Growth for Operation Warfighter

Walt Myhre joined the Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy as the Operation Warfighter Coordinator in San Diego, California....

Oct. 26, 2011

Obama Administration Announces New Initiatives To Get Veterans Back To Work

The White House announced yesterday two new initiatives to help our Nation’s veterans get back to work. Through the Community Health Center Veterans Hiring Challenge, Community Health Centers across the country have committed to hiring 8,000 vete...

Oct. 25, 2011

Veterans With Active Duty Service Between 1957 and 2001 May Be Eligible for Increased Social Security Benefits

Veterans and transitioning Service members with active duty service between January 1957 and December 31, 2001 may qualify for a higher Social Security payment as a result of their military service. Eligible Service members must present their DD 214 ...