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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: 2012

May 17, 2012

Honoring military personnel and their families this May

May was designated as National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM) by legislation passed in the U.S. Senate in 1999. In April 2004 more comprehensive legislation was passed by unanimous consent of both Houses of Congress, known as H. Con. Res. 328, an...

May 16, 2012

National Military Appreciation Month: Home Base Program's commitment to Veterans & their Families

Rakan Hassan (wheelchair), his uncle (seated) and Dr. Larry Ronan (far right). From Boston Globe Story “A Long Rehab Begins.” Photo courtesy of Boston Globe, boston.com, Boston Globe Staff Photo by Michele McDonald...

May 8, 2012

Reaching out to behavioral health resources

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May 7, 2012

Warrior Games results show all competitors are winners

Marine Corps team member Lance Weir shoots his rifle during the 2012 Warrior Games shooting competition. Categories included air pistol and air rifle, in standing, sitting and prone positions....

April 30, 2012

Opening ceremonies LIVE blog: Let the Games begin!

The third annual Warrior Games kick off today with opening ceremonies at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Speakers include General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and First Lady Michelle Obama....

April 27, 2012

Warrior Games competitors make 'something out of nothing' through sports

Retired Navy lieutenant John Edmonston, seen here competing at last year's Warrior Games, will compete for the title of Ultimate Champion in this year's Warrior Games. Ultimate Champion contestants compete in five events, including shooting. Photo co...

April 26, 2012

Wheelchair basketball helps wounded warriors feel pride of competition

The Marine and Air Force wheelchair basketball teams compete at last year's Warrior Games, held at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Spring, Colo....

April 24, 2012

Wounded warriors soak up lessons from Warrior Games coach

Dr. Aaron Moffett sits poolside doing mental preparations before the final races of the 2011 Warrior Games. (Photo courtesy of Joe Martinez Photography)...

April 17, 2012

Sitting volleyball opens doors for wounded warrior athletes

Nicki Marino, coach of the Air Force sitting volleyball team, gives her players instructions during last year's Warrior Games competition....

April 13, 2012

IDES helps soldier transition, receive benefits

Jerome Jones, Robert Flemming, Marshall Brown, Capt. Larry Brown, Vera Shorter and Dr. Monica Gorbandt meet to discuss how the implementation of the Integrated Disability System (IDES) is going at Fox Army Health Center. (Photo courtesy of Redstone R...