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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.
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Feb. 13, 2012

Caring for wounded warrior hearts

A clinical pharmacist checks the blood pressure of a soldier (U.S. Army photo)....

Feb. 9, 2012

Wounded warrior finds 'perfect' career fit through U.S. Forest Service internship

Jerry Broesch found a new career path through Operation Warfighter. His family also found a new cause and were awarded the Army Family of the Year and Military Family of the Year in 2011....

Feb. 6, 2012

Online resources help warriors and families cope with deployments

The deployment of a loved one is often one of the hardest challenges a military family faces. During a deployment, Service members and family members can experience feelings of loneliness, worry and anxiety. Once a Service member returns, there is of...

Feb. 1, 2012

Wounded warriors encouraged to aim high for education

Mr. John Campbell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy, took a moment to admire a new addition to the ward: a hand-carved challenge coin case made and donated by the father of a wounded warrior. Mr. Ca...

Jan. 31, 2012

First Lady continues commitment to military families and caregivers

First Lady highlights volunteer opportunities available on JoiningForces.gov including Operation Homefront and Semper Fi Fund....

Jan. 27, 2012

White House wounded warrior policy director fields questions on Twitter

The White House director of Veterans and Wounded Warrior Policy, Matt Flavin, hosted a virtual question-and-answer session via Twitter yesterday morning, addressing inquiries and concerns about the Obama administration’s policies, programs and plans ...

Jan. 26, 2012

Wounded warrior finds new career path through internship with Department of Energy

David Underwood deployed twice with the Marines before an irreversible injury to the joints surrounding his sternum forced him to leave the Military and come up with another plan....

Jan. 25, 2012

Wounded, ill and injured Service members could be eligible for Social Security benefits

Watch the SSA’s “Social Security for Wounded Warriors Webinar” or read “Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors” for detailed explanations of eligibility and how to file an application. ...

Jan. 19, 2012

Yoga: an alternative therapy for wounded warriors with PTSD

Soldiers participate in a yoga class for the 1st Platoon, Charlie Company, Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe (U.S. Army photo)....

Jan. 17, 2012

The NRD is Country – and State – Strong

By Joe McAtee, National Resource Directory Communications Coordinator and Army Veteran Working in the D.C. area as I do, it is easy to get wrapped up in what’s going on at the federal level, and forget about the activities that occur at the state le...