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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

May 26, 2011

Family, friends provide key support to Warrior Games athletes

While attending the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs last week, Mr. John Campbell spoke about the importance of physical activity in each wounded warrior's recovery process. He also emphasized the important role families and friends play in each rec...

May 24, 2011

New Financial Planning for Career Change Seminar Comes Online

This is a guest post by David DuBois, Director of TAP Operations at WWCTP. ?The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Virtual Learning Seminars, administered by the Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy (WWCTP), continue their missio...

May 23, 2011

Wounded Warrior Pay and Benefits

Last week I visited the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) in Indana. Wait! Stick with me here and don't go to sleep -- if you are a Wounded Warrior, Family member, Advocate, Recovery Care Coordinator, or Federal Recovery Care Coordinator...

May 23, 2011

2011 Warrior Games - Day 5 Photo Gallery | Photos | U.S. Paralympic Team#gallery-header

2011 Warrior Games - Day 5 Photo Gallery | Photos | U.S. Paralympic Team#gallery-header....

May 17, 2011

Warrior Games going strong

After last night’s opening ceremonies for the 2011 Warrior Games, the athletes got down to serious competition today. [pentagonchannel MIkrgGldclVDL30oddWmGjc_qZeY_zf3] Today’s events include Track and Field Competition, Shooting Relays, Wheelc...

May 16, 2011

2011 Warrior Games get underway today

nchannel sFDp71lxXi7lXum_4F_mKtkx_DYIL33j] Opening ceremonies for the 2011 Warrior Games began today at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. This event is the culmination of months of grueling w...

May 12, 2011

Internship at Naval Shipyard Helps Wounded Warrior Prepare for Second Career

With his discharge approaching, and wounded warriors facing double digit unemployment nationwide, John Edmonson had already spent months searching for an employer that would hire a transitioning Service member who had sustained a traumatic brain inju...

May 9, 2011

Post 9/11 GI Bill Changes - Online Tuition and Living Stipend makes it easier for Wounded Warriors in Transition

Service members planning to use the Post 9/11 GI Bill will need to understand some recent changes to the program.

May 4, 2011

Wounded Warrior Project Rides from Steps of White House and Finishes First in our Hearts

DASD John R. Campbell, Office of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy; Mr. Jim Mayer, Wounded Warrior Project; Mrs. Sarah Wade, Caregiver and Advocate at the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride - White House...

May 4, 2011

Undersecretary for Personnel and Readiness: Perspectives from in-Country

Undersecretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) Dr. Clifford Stanley recently visited the troops in the Middle East with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mike Mullen, and came home with a renewed sense of drive. Read about his perspectives i...