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Wounded Warriors

"Big Bets" From Unlikely Philanthropic Investors

Ned Breslin | Posted 06.06.2016 | Impact
Ned Breslin

"Why does such a large gap exist between what donors say they would like to achieve with their philanthropy and where they actually make their biggest...

Heroic Afghanistan War Vet Empowers Wounded Warriors

Deep Patel | Posted 06.01.2016 | World
Deep Patel

Courtesy of Anthony Ameen A decorated Hospital Corpsman in the US Navy from 2002 through 2010, Anthony Ameen served in 2nd Battalion/7th Marines - 1...

Memorial Day Facade

Melissa McCarty | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Melissa McCarty

Honor.... Where is it? Honor Vets by caring for them and giving them the medical service, the sheltering and benefits they've literally fought for.

5 Things Wounded Warriors Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

Sandy Abrams | Posted 05.16.2016 | Business
Sandy Abrams

Although the points mentioned below are not new ideas for entrepreneurs perhaps looking at them from a different perspective may help entrepreneurs take their efforts to a higher level.

Five Ways Wounded Warriors' Wives Deal With Post-injury Sex & Intimacy

Barbara McNally | Posted 05.05.2016 | Women
Barbara McNally

The first days and weeks after a Wounded Warrior's return are a whirlwind of fear, confusion, stress, and life-altering decisions for all family membe...

Houston? I Had Some Problems...

Paola K Amaras | Posted 05.09.2016 | Impact
Paola K Amaras

I had to take an impromptu trip to Houston, Texas, to give a demonstration for one of my clients based here in Cleveland. They asked me to go to the G...

Tax Tips and Tricks for Veterans

Ryan Pavlu | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Ryan Pavlu

Now that the deadline has come and gone, it might be tempting to take a big sigh of relief and forget about taxes until next April. But if you start thinking about your filing now, there are plenty of tricks to make next tax season less taxing.

Helping America Fulfill Its Promise to Veterans

John Roberts | Posted 04.27.2016 | Impact
John Roberts

The number of post-9/11 service members suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), and other life-altering injuries is at an all-time high.

High Tech Help for Wounded Warriors - Coming to a Facility Near You?

Sherry Gray | Posted 04.26.2016 | Impact
Sherry Gray

CAREN at Bayi Hospital in Chengdu, China Photo Source At Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, MD, wounded warriors rel...

You Are Enough

Melinda Parrish | Posted 04.21.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

You don't need to have anything else, or to do anything else, or to lose any more weight, or to gain any more skills or accolades in order to be enough.

Obama's Gesture To Kids At Wounded Warriors Race Is Adorable

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama continued to show his big heart when he let a group of kids blow the starting horn at the Wounded Warrior Ride. The president l...

What's Stopping You?

Melinda Parrish | Posted 04.12.2016 | Impact
Melinda Parrish

As TA rowers, Lorah and Helman use only their trunk and arm muscles, and their seats are fixed, as opposed to the traditional rowing stroke which uses the legs, trunk and arms and is done on a sliding seat.

How Effective Giving Can Prevent Another Wounded Warrior

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 03.15.2016 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

We all have the power to prevent future WWP scandals and improve our society. We can be effective donors by adopting the attitude of savvy investors, and not only encourage our favorite nonprofits to be more transparent and accurately measure their impact, but also ensure that we can truly trust that nonprofit to spend our money wisely.

Healing Our Wounded Warriors

Michael Bader, D.M.H. | Posted 01.29.2016 | Books
Michael Bader, D.M.H.

In the wake of the current scandal involving the waste and misappropriation of funds in the Wounded Warrior program, it's fortunate that we have an alternative model for helping to heal the psychic wounds of war.

Wounded Warriors Receive a Patchwork of Thanks and Love

Eileen Flood O'Connor | Posted 01.26.2016 | New York
Eileen Flood O'Connor

A homespun quilt might not be the first thing you associate with a U.S. Marine, but Rachel Fredericks of Troy, NY, certainly appreciates that it is the first and only thing that comes to mind for a very special circle of women.

WATCH: Veterans Bike Their Way to Recovery With Wounded Warrior Project

HooplaHa | Posted 11.11.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

Happy Veterans Day to all past and present heroes! To honor them, we want to talk about a very special event. The Wounded Warrior Project is an organi...

If Walmart Really Cares About Veterans, It Would Start Paying A Living Wage

Kenney Ford | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics
Kenney Ford

Talk of national support is a wonderful thing, and so is giving jobs to veterans, but this is about providing good jobs, not just any job. Through our hard work and sacrifices we, and countless other workers in retail, deserve better wages, better benefits and the opportunity to earn a better life.

Hey Trump, Don't Use "Crippled" as a Metaphor for America

Stephen Kuusisto | Posted 11.10.2015 | Entertainment
Stephen Kuusisto

Donald Trump has entitled his new book "Crippled America." If the Donald can call America crippled I can at least state with some confidence the man has very little awareness of what it's like to live out here.

CT Lions Distribute 'Price' to Local School Systems

Michael Putzel | Posted 11.02.2015 | Books
Michael Putzel

Robert Howard II was four years old when an American commander in Vietnam wrote him a letter telling him his father had died bravely in battle. The boy's father had been a hometown sports hero, and the son grew up trying to emulate a man he never really knew.

Australian Embassy hosts American Wounded Warriors -Oct. 16, 2015

Connie Lawn | Posted 10.19.2015 | DC
Connie Lawn

From Connie Lawn and Charles Sneiderman Long live the great friendship between Australia and the United States! That friendship was celebrated again,...

The Hardest Part

Michael Putzel | Posted 10.06.2015 | Books
Michael Putzel

During a "Chat with Champions" book talk at Skidompha Library in Damariscotta, Maine, a person in the audience asked what was the hardest part of writing The Price They Paid: Enduring Wounds of War.

A Declaration of Financial Independence for Our Military

Jane Whitfield | Posted 07.03.2015 | Impact
Jane Whitfield

Here's another self-evident truth: Our servicemembers and veterans should be financially secure. No one should be expected to wage war on behalf of the United States while worrying about making their monthly payments back home.

Stages of Authorship

Michael Putzel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Books
Michael Putzel

Writing a book is not like journalism. For one thing, it takes longer. Sometimes a lot longer. In a four-decade career in news, I wrote on tight deadlines, often under pressure, and with no excuses for a story that didn't get done on time.

Memorial Day

Michael Putzel | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
Michael Putzel

Names on the wall...

A Sad Man Left Behind

Michael Putzel | Posted 05.19.2016 | Books
Michael Putzel

It was bitter cold at Arlington National Cemetery on February 18, 2009, as mourners gathered in the warmth of a waiting room in the administration building before walking out into wet snow to join the funeral procession.