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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: 2016

Sept. 13, 2016

Disability Evaluation Director Urges “Can-Do” Mindset during Transition

Mr. Bret Stevens, director of Disability Evaluation Systems for the Office of Warrior Care Policy, left, gives keynote remarks as Brigadier General Stephen M. Neary, deputy director for the Joint Staff J7 Directorate, right, looks on....

Sept. 2, 2016

DoD Education and Employment Initiatives Drive Post-Transition Success

An aircraft begins its final approach before landing on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. Photo via USS Nimitz (CVN 68) ...

July 26, 2016

Recovery Care Coordinators learn strategies for self-care, resilience

By Ms. Stefanie Pidgeon (Ready and Resilient) Posted to Army.mil on July 26, 2016 ARLINGTON, Va. -- New Recovery Care Coordinators learned skills and strategies to help them build and maintain resilience and manage stress during the recent R...

July 12, 2016

Wounded, Ill and Injured Service Members Receive Training and Mentorship with Amazon Web Services

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense of Warrior Care Mr. James Rodriguez speaks with wounded, ill, and injured service members at Amazon Web Services Technical Boot Camp on June 6, 2016....

July 7, 2016

Family Support at 2016 DoD Warrior Games Inspires Athlete’s Future Aspirations

U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Eric Pardo left) ...

June 27, 2016

Veteran with Post-Traumatic Stress Finds Coping Skills Through ‘Dot’ Art

Army veteran Greg Mullen has created animal figures, Southwestern sun faces, vases, as well as a life-sized suit of armor and a coffee table with a "dot" art technique he developed to help him cope with post-traumatic stress disorder. While a small i...

June 22, 2016

U.S. Navy to Host 2017 DoD Warrior Games in Chicago

Mark your calendar! The U.S. Navy will join with the City of Chicago and Mayor Rahm Emanuel to host the 2017 DoD Warrior Games next June. Get inspired, get involved, and get ready to cheer on our wounded, ill, and injured service members! ? Milita...

June 13, 2016

Adaptive Sports Inspire Physical, Emotional Recovery at the 2016 DoD Warrior Games

U.S. Army Sgt. David Jones, of Middlebury, Vermont, practices for the standing discus event at Shea Stadium, in preparation for the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, June 10, 2016....

June 6, 2016

Let’s talk about TBI: Military Health System initiative highlights prevention, recognition and tools for recovery from traumatic brain injury

With the start of summer right around the corner, there is a growing excitement for outdoor activities with friends and family. And while the military community is always on the go, the Defense Health Agency's Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center...

May 27, 2016

Memorial Day Message from the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Warrior Care Policy James Rodiguez

On the Memorial Day holiday, we recognize and honor the heroic men and women dedicated to serving our great nation, remembering in particular, those who gave their lives to protect American freedoms. It’s also a time to reflect on how the Department ...