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Injured Veterans Join Forces at Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Warriors and their families toured the Springfield Armory National Historic Site during a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) outing. This armory consistently supplied our armed forces from 1794 until 1964. “This local landmark was something we’ve never had a chance to learn more about, until now,” said Army veteran John Hendricks. “We loved it.” Warriors and their families learned about the history ...

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Veteran talks Texas pride and needs of vets during ‘Walk of America’

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When Larry Hinkle talks about Texas, the pride the U.S. Marine Corps veteran has in the Lone Star state is evident. “I’m a fifth-generation Texan,” Larry said, beaming about his home. He is one of three American warriors selected to join three British veterans to walk 1,000 miles around the United States. Walk of America is designed to increase awareness of the needs of ...

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Warriors Encouraged by Fellow Veterans on Wind Cave Trail Hike

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MESA, Ariz. — Injured veterans and their guests empowered each other as they hit a rough hiking trail near Usery Mountain’s Wind Cave during a recent Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) event. “I needed to get out and spend time with other veterans,” said Army veteran Ruben Rojo. “It was a tough hike, but very worth it.” Isolation is one of the most significant struggles ...

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Papa John’s Announces New Combo Deal to Support Wounded Warrior Project

Pizza lovers rejoice – 131 Papa John’s® stores across multiple western states are offering a special combo to raise support for the warriors served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). Now through May 27, $2 of every special combo sold – two large one-topping pizzas, cheesesticks, and a two-liter beverage for $25 – will be donated to WWP. Since 2003, WWP has been a tireless advocate for our ...

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White House to Welcome Wounded Warrior Project Veterans Thursday

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The President will welcome a group of wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans at a White House ceremony during Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Soldier Ride®. This segment of the iconic bicycle ride follows a special tradition among United States presidents that begin in 2008 with President George W. Bush and continues today. “I am honored to host these wounded warriors who have made ...

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Veterans Find Peer Support During Wounded Warrior Project Pheasant Hunt

Veterans interested in the challenge of hunting birds recently connected with one another during a Wounded Warrior Project private-land hunt, in addition to shooting clays and learning how to clean their birds. Successfully flushing pheasants from the fields takes patience, know-how, and it doesn’t hurt to have great dogs and handlers by your side. “This was an amazing opportunity to ...

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Injured Vets go Griswald for Christmas

Injured veterans and their loved ones tapped into their inner Clark Griswold by joining Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) at Pine Tree Barn to pick out, cut down, and take home their own Christmas trees, as well as visit with Santa. With saw in hand, Army veteran Michael Thomas and his family zeroed in on their perfect tree. “This was our first experience with cutting our ...

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Veterans Experience Waves of Fun with Wounded Warrior Project

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TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Even though Arizona has no ocean coastline, veterans and their families recently had the opportunity to master the art of surfing in Tempe thanks to Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). WWP partnered with Big Surf to offer veterans and their families five weeks of surf sessions. While surfing is often recognized for its physical health benefits, it also promotes mental health by ...

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President Trump’s Schedule for Thursday, April 6th, 2017

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Starting Thursday, the next few days will be mostly consumed by President Trump’s bilateral meetings with China’s President Xi Jinping. The president will start Thursday by hosting participants of the Wounded Warrior Ride which is a four-day bike ride in the D.C.-Metro area that uses cycling to bring together veterans from across the country as a sort of physical and mental ...

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Veterans Connect During Night of Bowfishing

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Catching fish can be challenging, especially with a bow and arrow. Even more difficult is trying to do it at night. Injured veterans discovered that during a recent Wounded Warrior Project outing during which they attempted the unusual outdoor activity. Warriors arrived armed with bows and flood lights in search of Belton Lake fauna, including longnose gar, sunfish, crappie, and ...

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Singer Bret Michaels visits Wounded Warriors in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Singer Bret Michaels (center left) met with wounded warriors at Operation Homefront Village in San Antonio this week. The legendary musician, entrepreneur, and philanthropist visited the transitional housing facility to thank, support and provide a voice for our wounded warriors.  (Also pictured, left, Operation Homefront Vice President Dino Sarracino; center right, wounded warrior Kenny Walker; right, wounded warrior Stephen Jackel.) With Village ...

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TASC Employees Raise $14,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project

CHANTILLY, Va., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Employees of TASC, Inc. marked Memorial Day with a fundraising picnic for the benefit of the Wounded Warrior Project.  With support from other local businesses and a corporate match from TASC, employees raised $14,000.00. “As we get ready for the official start of summer on Memorial Day, it can be easy to forget the harsh reality that there are men ...

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