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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: 2022

Oct. 21, 2022

U.S. Space Force Family Attends First Warrior Games

The 2022 Department of Defense Warrior Games brought wounded warriors together to compete in paralympic sports in Orlando, Florida. U.S. Space Force Capt. Nichole “Nikki” Evenson competed on the Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) team in standing and prone precision shooting, recurve archery, and cycling. Joining Nikki was her husband, Aaron, a U.S.

Aug. 9, 2022

Wounded Warrior Reconditioning Paves Way to Invictus Victory and More

When Retired U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal KC Higer started recovery for the loss of his right hand, he couldn’t have anticipated that it would be the catalyst to competing as the youngest athlete at the Invictus Games earlier this year. At age 20, Higer not only competed for the U.S., but he also medaled.The Invictus Games, an international

Aug. 9, 2022

From Recovery to Resilience: Navy Service Member Shares His Story

Navy Chief Petty Officer John “Blake” Conley spent weeks preparing to make the Navy Wounded Warrior Team.With the help and support of Navy Wounded Warrior and Warrior Care’s Military Adaptive Sports Program (MASP), he will be competing in the upcoming 2022 Warrior Games. Blake’s wounded warrior journey began in July 2019, when he experienced strong

July 8, 2022

Wounded Sailor Ready to Lead Navy Wounded Warrior Marksmen to Victory

While the Military Adaptive Sports Program has opened the door for hundreds of recovering service members, their families, and their caregivers – for one athlete this program has led to a special opportunity.Previous Warrior Games Navy athlete, Roel Espino, recently transitioned from athlete to coach. With his first Warrior Games in 2014 in

Feb. 28, 2022

Recovering Service Members Compete in National Rowing Championship

"Mentally and physically I don't believe I would have been able to row a 2k and finish, let alone win," explained Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Wesley Pincince. Through the Department of Defense's Warrior Care's Military Adaptive Sports Program, Pincince did win.MASP collaborates with non-profits and non-government organizations (NGO) to help recovering