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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

Sept. 25, 2011

Better Psychological Health For Wounded Warriors

Transitions in military service – call to active duty, relocation or other events – can be challenging. Service members presented with such a transition while in mental health treatment may need extra resources. A deployment is a life change --i...

Sept. 22, 2011

Wounded Soldier Building on 10 years of Experience through Operation Warfighter Internship

Please see below for a Fort Hood wounded warrior's success story through the Operation Warfighter (OWF) internship program that ran in the Fort Hood Sentinel. As part of his rehab and transition, Staff Sgt. Shad Fowler is participating in an internsh...

Sept. 22, 2011

Help Those Who Exemplify Selfless Service Receive Recognition for their Efforts

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden greet people while visiting the Warrior and Family Support Center in San Antonio, Texas, April 13, 2011. The First Lady and Dr. Biden met with service members and their families during their visit to the f...

Sept. 13, 2011

American Jobs Act Provides New Benefits for Veterans and Wounded Warriors

Under current law, employers that hire veterans who have been unemployed for at least 6 months and have a service-connected disability are eligible for a maximum tax credit of $4,800. This section increases the amount of that credit to $9,600....

Aug. 31, 2011

A New Semester and New Rules for Post 9/11 GI Bill Recipients

The new changes to the Post 9-11 GI Bill were signed into law last year, but Service members are feeling the impact now....

Aug. 22, 2011

Know Someone Who Made a Difference? Make it Known. First Lady and Dr. Biden Issue Community Challenge

In a few weeks, we will have been a Nation at War for ten years. Our wounded warriors and the military families that support them have borne an especially heavy burden. Yet just as America Joined Forces after September 11th, an entire community of ...

Aug. 22, 2011

President Obama reaffirms White House Commitment to Veteran, Wounded Warrior Employment

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy and the Administration's efforts to prepare our nation's veterans for the workforce during a statement at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. August 5, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Lawr...

Aug. 17, 2011

Two Recovering Marines Help Shape the Future of Wounded Warrior Programs

From left to right: Patrick Brick (OWF Project Manager, Sgt. Gabriel Ledesma, Cory Hixson (OWF National Capital Region Coordinator), 1st Lt. Blake Hogan ...

Aug. 15, 2011

Wounded Warriors Find New Home at Fort Belvoir

The new Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital. This facility is expected to open near the end of September 2011."][/caption] Forty-eight wounded warriors made a safe transfer from Walter Reed Army Medical Center to Fort Belvoir on Sunday, and Mr. John C...