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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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May 18, 2016

Share Your Story: Marine Sgt. Buster Miscusi Continues Fight Through Joint Staff J7 Internship

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Staff J7 Directorate ? is responsible for the six functions of joint force development: doctrine, education, concept development and experimentation, training, exercises, and lessons learned. In 2011, the J7 to...

May 11, 2016

Strength and Resilience of the U.S. Armed Forces Shines at 2016 Invictus Games

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. August O'Niell, and his service dog, Kai, prepare to enter the stadium at ESPN Wide World of Sports for the Invictus Games 2016 opening ceremony in Orlando, Fla., May 8, 2016. O'Niell delivered the Invictus Games flag after ...

May 9, 2016

DASD Rodriguez is Firefighter for a Day at the FDNY

Mr. James Rodriguez, deputy assistant secretary of defense for Warrior Care Policy, with wounded warriors in front of steel from the Twin Towers at the Fire Department of New York's fire training academy in April 2016....

April 7, 2016

Military Adaptive Sports Brings Together Caregivers at the Navy's 2016 DoD Warrior Games Pacific Trials

Retired Navy Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Adrian Mohammed (left) poses with military adaptive sports athlete during the 2016 Warrior Games Pacific Trials in Hawaii....

April 5, 2016

Share Your Story: Adaptive Sports through the Eyes of a Military Caregiver

In 2009, Colleen and Joe Derbak’s lives took an unexpected turn. September of that year, while on deployment in Afghanistan, then Navy Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Joe Derbak and his accompanying U.S. Marine Corps military police unit were struck by a...

March 22, 2016

Honoring the Soldiers of the Bataan Memorial Death March

DASD Rodriguez stands with wounded, ill, and injured service members at the 27th Annual Bataan Death March. Photo courtesy of Mrs. Miriam U. Rodriguez...

March 7, 2016

WCP Participates in Annual “Point-in-Time Count”

Starting in 2007, the Point-in-Time (PIT) Count is an annual, nationwide census led by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) conducted on a single night in January to estimate the number of Americans, including Veterans, without ...

March 3, 2016

Operation Warfighter Program Leads to New Opportunity

Retired Air Force Major Dave Andrews poses with his service dog...

Feb. 16, 2016

Share Your Story: Marine SSgt Adam Foutz Navigates the Disability Evaluation System

US Marine SGgt (Ret.) Adam Foutz and family...