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

Veterans Heal at Wounded Warrior Project Mental Health Workshop

MARTINSVILLE, Ind., March 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Injured veterans recently attended a Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) mental health workshop in Martinsville, Indiana. These gatherings are often the first time warriors leave their homes to connect with others in their communities. “Wounded … 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

American Legion on Hickey resignation: ‘No joy, only optimism’

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett issued the following statement regarding today’s resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs Under Secretary for Benefits Allison Hickey: “Under Secretary Hickey is to be commended for her dedicated … Continue reading

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation Black-Tie Gala Celebrates 125 Years of Community Support and $11.9M Raised

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation held a black-tie gala last night in celebration of the 125th anniversary of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, and announced that more than $11.9 million has been raised to … Continue reading

Wounded Warrior Proposes As Both Presidents George H. W. Bush And George W. Bush Look On

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine, Aug. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Tyler Jeffries, one of ten veterans featured in the book “Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed,” proposed to Lauren Lilly during a visit with Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush and … Continue reading

Legion commends Congress for VA Bill, Choice Reforms

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The head of the nation’s largest veterans service organization praised Congress for passing a measure to fill a $3.4 billion funding gap, which threatened to close VA hospitals and clinics across the country. “While it’s … Continue reading

Special Activities Planned to Highlight Work of State Veterans’ Homes

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Pennsylvania’s six veterans’ homes, operated by the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, have planned special activities throughout next week celebrate the 24th annual State Veterans’ Homes Week, June 14-20. Admissions staff at each … Continue reading