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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

Aug. 12, 2011

I am a Wounded Warrior and I Work for Wounded Warriors

Philip Quigley, USMC 2003, Iraq War Veteran and Wounded Warrior. Wounded warriors intern with the Office of the Secretary of Defense (USD (P&R)) and other federal agencies. Operation Warfighter links federal employers to prospective wounded war...

Aug. 11, 2011

Wounded Warrior Care Professional’s Gather for Annual Army Conference

Last month, DASD Mr. John Campbell spoke at the Warrior Transition Command conference about the utility of Recovery Care Coordinators and Army AW2 Advocates who provide assistance to recovering Service members on reaching their recovery goals devel...

July 29, 2011

TBI: 4 Minutes Worth Your Time

By Arturo R. Murguia In Line of Departure, COL David Maxwell writes about the devastating long term effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries. He also introduces us to Major Darren Baldwin, a Special Forces soldier who was hit by IEDs twice in 9 days. ...

July 25, 2011

Milicruit Virtual Career Fair for Veterans

Are you a Service member on the West Coast looking for a job? Milicruit, the recognized leader in career fairs for veterans, will be hosting a regional virtual career fair for California, Oregon and Washington on Thursday, July 28, 2011. The event...

July 18, 2011

Operation Warfighter Interns Make a Positive Impact in the Workplace

The following is an excerpt from an email written by Mr. Daniel Stewart (State Department, Branch Chief for Student Programs, Office of Recruitment, Examination, and Employment) to his supervisor following a visit to Walter Reed Army Medical Center f...

July 18, 2011

A Unique Perspective -- Director of Recovery Coordination Program Deploys Twice and is Injured

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy John Campbell presents Mr. Bob Carrington, Director of Care Coordination, with the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exception Civilian Service. Mr. Carri...

July 15, 2011

Help is available to spouses who become caregivers

The Deployment Health Clinical Center is working on ways to help spouses deal with the stresses of becoming caregivers. The Pentagon Channel recently reported on a pilot program of the Spouses and Significant Others Support Group.

July 12, 2011

Strike down barriers for wounded warriors!

Reposted from Erin Tindell on the Air Force Personnel Center Web site... SAN ANTONIO -- It's 15 pounds, glows in the dark and can 'strike' down the competition with a slight move of the thumb. As part of continuing efforts to support Air Force...

July 6, 2011

Meaningful Connections for the Millennial Military

Sometimes trends are more than trends – they are a fact of life. According to the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, over 83% of all Americans own a web enabled phone. Just 15 years ago, less than 3 percent of the world’s popu...