Reflecting on a Year of Honoring and Empowering Wounded Warriors

Wounded Warrior Project looks back on 2015 and ahead at what is to come

Jan 08, 2016, 10:18 ET from Wounded Warrior Project

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2015, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), with the generous support of the American public, moved one step closer to fulfilling its' vision of fostering the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history.

2015 by the Numbers

  • More than 80,000 Alumni registered
  • $100 million committed to Warrior Care Network™ by WWP and its partner academic medical centers
  • 493 of this generation's most critically wounded service members served by the Independence Program
  • More than $1.8 million in grants awarded by WWP to 12 organizations that also seek to enhance the lives of wounded service members through specialized programing
  • 18,052 injured service members, caregivers, and family members served through Physical Health and Wellness Program
  • 66 Soldier Ride® events across the United States and Germany, serving 1,845 warriors
  • 2,879 wounded service members and spouses served by Combat Stress Recovery Program
  • 239 Project Odyssey® retreats, which served 2,668 warriors
  • 2,555 wounded service members, caregivers, and family members placed in full or part-time employment through Warriors to Work®, generating an economic impact of $87.7 million
  • 2,768 served by the Transition Training Academy™, a hands-on program that equips injured service members, caregivers, and family members with skills in the information technology (IT) field
  • Nearly $71 million in veterans' benefits secured through Benefits Service program

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About Wounded Warrior Project
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. WWP's purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To get involved and learn more, visit

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