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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: 2017

Aug. 23, 2017

Support that Brings Healing: Caregivers Connect Through Military Caregiver Virtual Peer Forums

Military caregivers who participate in a Military Caregiver Virtual Peer Forum (an online forum hosted by the Department of Defense's Office of Warrior Care) are doing themselves a great service. In these virtual forums, held on the second and fourth...

Aug. 8, 2017

Small Town, Great Journey

U.S. Coast Guard Veteran Krissy Esget (right) embraces U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Danielle Pothoof in celebration after completing a 2017 DoD Warrior Games swimming heat, Chicago, IL, July 8, 2017...

Aug. 1, 2017

Representatives from the Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs and the Social Security Administration Join for Inaugural Disability Quality Assurance Summit

On June 6, 2017, the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Warrior Care hosted its first annual Disability Quality Assurance Summit, bringing together quality assurance leaders from DoD, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Benefits Administr...

July 3, 2017

Windy City Welcomes Wounded, Ill, and Injured Service Members and Veterans for 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games

Opening Ceremonies are held at Soldier Field for the 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games in Chicago, Ill., July 1, 2017. (DoD photo by Roger L. Wollenberg)...

June 8, 2017

From adaptive sports to helping kids

U.S. Army veteran, Adam Blow, poses for a photo while walking to load the bus for the Army Warrior Care and Transition's Army Trials at Fort Bliss Texas, March 27, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Genesis Gomez)...

June 7, 2017

Champions in Recovery: The 2017 DoD Warrior Games Military Service Trials Documentary

Wounded, ill or injured service members from the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Special Operations held their respective trials to prepare and select their teams to compete in the 2017 DoD Warrior Games.The games feature competition in arche...

May 26, 2017

A Memorial Day Message from Warrior Care

A Clemson University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet places American flags around the Scroll of Honor - a memorial to the 491 Clemson alumni who gave the ultimate sacrifice - in preparation for the Military Appreciation Game, Nov. 3, 2016. (U....

May 22, 2017

Pentagon displays art from recovering wounded warriors

U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Gregory Miller stands next to his artwork featured in the Pentagon Patriotic Art Program: Wounded Warrior Healing Arts Exhibit on April 12, 2017....

May 17, 2017

Photography: An escape for a Holloman Airman

U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant David Long's “Be Still” was taken in 2016 after he took interest in photography to support his healing process (medium: Canon 5Dmk3 24-105L 4.0 30 sec f/22)....

May 15, 2017

ABC7 Salutes: Wounded Warrior Healing Arts Program

U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman Jared Lenahan discusses photography and how it supported his healing process during an interview with ABC7-WJLA....