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Wounded Warrior Program

from Fox News

Decorated soldier from 'Black Hawk Down' battle in Somalia dies at 52

Decorated soldier from 'Black Hawk Down' battle in Somalia dies at 52. He served as the command sergeant major for the Army’s Wounded Warrior Program.


Colonel Gregory D. Gadson, Director of the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program. More than 20 years service and served in every major conflict of the last two decades. COL Gadson was severely injured by an IED, lost both legs above the knee, and severe damage to the right arm. This is not a sad story. It is a story of a hero and a soldier. DONATE TO WOUNDED WARRIORS!

from the Guardian

Soldiers injured in Afghanistan make surprise find on UK archaeology dig

Remains of an Anglo Saxon warrior, buried with his spear and a bronze-bound drinking cup, after he was was discovered by modern soldiers on a rehabilitation programme. Photograph: Ministry of Defence An excavation on Salisbury plain has proved an unusually emotional experience for the volunteer archaeologists, as soldiers recovering from injuries received in Afghanistan have made a surprise discovery: the remains of warriors who died more than 1,400 years ago.


Of the many recovering service members who turn to organizations like the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program is Tech Sgt. Linn Knight, an explosive ordinance disposal technician assigned to the 502nd Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

from CBS News

Wounded Warrior Project execs fired

The CEO and COO of America's largest veterans' charity canned following CBS News investigation into lavish spending practices

from PBS NewsHour

For Soldiers Returning From War, Catharsis in Creative Expression

Military Creative Expressions, art therapy through the Wounded Warrior Program for our vets with PTSD. I do an art stroll once a year for them, and find other area events to raise funds for them.