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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

June 13, 2013

The NRD, the go-to for PTSD and TBI-related resources

“Depression, Explosive anger, trust issues and drug and alcohol abuse plagued him. This was accompanied by recurring nightmares, a fear that things on the side of the road would blow up…” - “Coping with PTSD”, The Salina Journal. April 21,...

June 11, 2013

OWF regional coordinator uses personal recovery experience to help others

OWF regional coordinator and Warrior Games competitor, Chris Self, celebrates his gold medal win at the 2013 Warrior Games....

June 6, 2013

June is PTSD Awareness Month: remember, you are not alone!

An estimated 11 to 20 percent of Service members are affected by PTSD after a deployment, and eight percent of the total US population will be affected by PTSD in their lifetime....

May 30, 2013

Warrior Games results highlight benefits of adaptive sports

Prince Harry competes with the British Armed Forces team in an exhibition volleyball match as part of the Warrior Games....

May 24, 2013

Memorial Day a time to honor heroes, celebrate freedom

A message from Mrs. Donna Seymour, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Warrior Care Policy For many, Memorial Day is a time to gather with friends and family, welcome summer, fire up the grill and relax. The Memorial Day holiday is a...

May 14, 2013

Adaptive Sports Gives Wounded Warriors New Purpose

Most people would have a difficult time maintaining a positive attitude after a serious accident resulting in a traumatic brain injury, speech, balance and memory issues, but not Jeannette Tarqueno. Just four months after being hit in the head by a 3...

May 13, 2013

NRD Supports 2013 Warrior Games with Access to Over 14,000 Resources

There are millions of people out there ignoring disabilities and accomplishing incredible feats. I learned you can learn to do things differently, but do them just as well. I’ve learned that it’s not the disability that defines you, it’s how you deal...

May 10, 2013

Serving after Service: Air Force veteran and Warrior Games athlete continues to give back

Wounded Airman Stephen Otero will head to the Warrior Games, competing for the title of Ultimate Champion....

May 2, 2013

Wounded warrior finds new hope, perspective through adaptive sports

Wounded Marine Jorge Toledo will head to his first Warrior Games next week, competing for the title of Ultimate Champion....

April 24, 2013

Operation Warfighter intern receives award in recognition of workplace contributions

SSgt Mark Lyons celebrates with his family after receiving the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal in recognition of his contribution as an OWF intern....