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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

March 27, 2012

Wounded warrior embraces new normal, new employment - Part One

Jeffrey and Christy Mittman with their two daughters prior to to his 2005 injury....

March 26, 2012

Opening the Door

By Joe McAtee, National Resource Directory and Veterans Job Bank Communications Coordinator and Army Veteran From copyrights to trademarks and property rights to patents, there’s an array of protections for those who create something to profi...

March 24, 2012

Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living is a blessing for Army family

Dana Self gave up a full-time job to care for her PFC Christopher Sexton. As a primary caregiver for a Service member who has incurred a catastrophic injury or illness, Self receives financial help from the Department of Defense Special Compensation ...

March 23, 2012

Federal employers available for networking at upcoming internship opportunity fair

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has hosted 20 OWF interns since 2009, and representatives will be on hand to discuss upcoming internship opportunities at OWF's March 29 outreach event at Fort Meade....

March 21, 2012

Combating compassion fatigue, burnout key for care coordinators, caregivers

Care coordinators and caregivers should be aware of the symptoms of compassion fatigue and burnout, and take efforts to address them....

March 19, 2012

Care coordinators and Advocates train to assist wounded warriors nationwide

The Recovery Care Coordinators and AW2 Advocates who completed last week's DoD-sponsored training will work with wounded, ill and injured Service members around the country....

March 15, 2012

FBI internship is 'godsend' for recovering warrior

Debra Gipson says her OWF internship with the FBI in El Paso has been a "godsend." Here Gipson, second from right, is pictured with (from left to right): Tod Bussey, Administrative Officer, Federal Bureau of Investigation, El Paso; Jessica Ashmore, T...

March 14, 2012

Marine Wounded Warrior Regiment app assists wounded warriors, caregivers

The Marine Corps' Wounded Warrior Regiment has created an app for Service members, families and caregivers that is now available on the iPhone and Android markets....

March 13, 2012

New exhibitors participating in care coordinator training

The USOC has hosted the annual Warrior Games for the past two years, and will host this year's Games at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo....

March 12, 2012

Maintaining a Network is Key for Recovery Care Coordinators

By Barbara Wilson, Director of Recovery Coordination Program Training and Sandra Mason, Deputy Director of Recovery Coordination Progam   It goes without saying that an elevator speech is not just limited to elevators. You can use an effec...