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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: 2013

Sept. 10, 2013

DLA shows commitment to wounded warriors at Operation Warfighter event

DLA Logistics Operations Director Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth Dowd (left) discusses ways that DLA can support wounded service members with Diane Conant (right), transition coordinator for the Fort Belvoir, Va., Warrior Transition Unit, and Navy Master Chi...

Sept. 4, 2013

Disability Evaluation 101

DoD’s disability evaluation process provides disability compensation for Service members who are injured or become ill in the line of duty and are no longer able to perform their duties. ...

July 29, 2013

Recovery Care Coordinator uses DoD training to support wounded warriors

Anthony Lazzaro, Recovery Care Coordinator for the United States Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment (WWR) attended DoD Recovery Care Coordinator training held by the Office of Warrior Care Policy....

July 18, 2013

Military caregivers making a difference

Countless parents, spouses and children of wounded, ill or injured Marines have willingly taken on the title of "caregiver." For Virginia Long and Jamie Pope supporting our nations wounded, ill and injured Marines is a twofold process. While they fun...

July 16, 2013

Operation Warfighter helps U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms provide better opportunities

The Sergeant at Arms serves as the executive officer of the Senate for enforcement of all rules of the Committee on Rules and Administration regulating the Senate Wing of the Capitol and the Senate Office Buildings....

July 2, 2013

PTSD: Myths and Misperceptions, Part 2

Seeking help is a crucial step on your road back to recovery and one that you have the strength and courage to take. ...

July 1, 2013

Warrior Care Logo Design Voting

We want you to help us design our office logo! ...

June 26, 2013

PTSD: Myths and Misperceptions, Part 1

Despite how common PTSD is, both inside and outside of the military, many myths and misperceptions about the condition persist....

June 25, 2013

DoD training prepares care coordinators to support Service members, families and caregivers

Non-medical care coordinators particiapte in DoD-sponsored training in 2011. The current class of non-medical care coordinators is the largest one trained yet! ...

June 20, 2013

From Operation Warfighter Intern to Defense Technical Information Center Employee

DTIC Team pictured with former OWF Intern Carolyn Fota. Featured in the picture from the back row (left to right) Michele Finley, Helen Sherman, Angela Davis, and James Fletcher. From the front row (left to right) Sandy Schwalb, Carolyn Fota, Howard ...