Wounded Warrior Project Launches Mental Health Support Line

RALEIGH, N.C., March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Having recently hit a huge milestone of serving more than 100,000 combat warriors – in addition to their families and caregivers – Wounded Warrior Project®(WWP) fully launched one of its highly popular pilot … Continue reading

Students Deliver Thanksgiving Food and Supplies for Injured Veterans Families

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Students from Grace Lutheran School visited the homes of several Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Alumni members, delivering Thanksgiving baskets filled with holiday food. The students assembled grocery lists, budgeted funds, and shopped to … Continue reading

Legion Commander says, VA Moves are ‘An Insult and a Disgrace’

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The head of the nation’s largest veterans service organization reacted with disappointment about VA’s refusal to terminate two senior executives that were at the heart of the latest scandal involving exorbitant relocation allowances.”After the congressional hearing … Continue reading

Northeastern University Partners With Fort Bragg To Support Soldiers Transitioning To Civilian Careers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and FORT BRAGG, N.C., Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Northeastern University’s Charlotte Campus today announced a partnership with Fort Bragg, the largest DoD installation in the U.S., to offer a fast-track master’s degree to Soldiers transitioning out of the … Continue reading

A 720 Mile Run for Wounded Warrior Project

ABILENE, Texas, Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Troy Drasher has been running for days on end, trying to get back home. The 42-year-old left Aurora, Colorado on September 15, charting a 720-mile path southward to his final destination in Abilene, Texas. … Continue reading

‘World’s Largest Golf Outing’ Shatters Records

Annual Golf Event Raises $1 Million-Plus for Wounded Warrior Project JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — More than 12,300 golfers, including 567 injured service members, teed up for the fifth-annual “World’s Largest Golf Outing” at 132 courses in 28 states … Continue reading

Congressman Fattah Announces $520,463 in Veterans Housing Grants for Philadelphia

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced that the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) will receive $520,463 from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support ending veteran homelessness in the community. … Continue reading

VA Continues to Deny Justice To C-123 Crews Exposed to Dioxin

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — “It is an outrage that the VA, in effect, is continuing to deny these veterans justice,” said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans of America. “These VA bureaucrats attempting to delay justice ought to … Continue reading

American Legion town hall mtg for L.A. veterans set for March 23

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Legion will hold a town hall meeting in Los Angeles on March 23 for local veterans, in response to reports of serious delays in scheduling medical appointments at the VA Greater Los … Continue reading

Friendship Place Receives $3.1 Million from VA to End Veteran Homelessness in DC

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In recognition of its outstanding track record of successfully ending or preventing homelessness for veterans and their families, Friendship Place has been selected by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for a special $3.1 million … Continue reading