wounded warriors

May 29, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

The IED IMPACT app for iPad provides wounded warriors with a way to connect with and give back to their units. The program is designed specifically to serve the counter-improvised explosive device (IED) community.

May 18, 2012
By Henry Kenyon

Two severely injured soldiers are learning to scuba dive thanks to a little help from some dedicated volunteers.

March 15, 2012
By Rita Boland

Catastrophically wounded or ill service members and people involved in their care can access the Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL) calculator to determine the amount of stipend they can receive to help cover nonmedical expenses.

March 6, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

A new app from the U.S. Defense Department provides wounded warriors with a comprehensive mobile resource guide. The Compensation and Benefits Handbook for Wounded, Ill and Injured Members of the Armed Forces is available for Android and iOS devices.

March 1, 2012
By Rita Boland

This partnership between Operation Homefront and Chase Bank will give at least 100 wounded-warrior, military and veterans' families their own permanent homes this year.

August 3, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

An agreement between the two largest civilian employers in the Defense Department expands hiring programs for disabled veterans.

February 22, 2010
By Katie Packard

The Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) is a group of blinded veterans who help other blinded veterans. It was established to help veterans and their families overcome the challenges of sight limitations. The organization offers service programs, regional groups, resources and government advocacy to improve life for blinded veterans.