When I joined this Organization I did so with some hesitation because i have never belonged to a Veterans group and was uncomfortable sharing my past experiences of my military life with anyone else to include fellow Veterans. After i joined WWP i decided to apply for a Soldier Ride Skills and Drills event and was selected. WWP flew me to Tampa, Florida and for a few days not only did i get to ride a road bike i was also able to open up about my past experiences with people who understood because they also had similar experiences. I believe the entire staff with the WWP Soldier Ride are amazing! It is clear to see they enjoy their work because they made all of us feel so at ease and comfortable. I look forward to any other events from WWP and would love to go on another Solider Ride.
Soldier Ride Skills Camp Second Wave 21 Oct - 24 Oct 2021 Jacksonville, FL.
I'm always amazed of what Wounded Warrior Project does for me and my brothers and sisters in arms. This event was no exception. The connections that happen and the different personalities that were involved was great. The different outings (Tai Chi, and stand up paddle boarding) were definitely fun and educational. My wife and I are going to start Tai Chi here at home. The WWP Staff were truly amazing. I can't wait until I get to do a full on Soldier Ride with more Warriors.
The Soldier Ride Oct7-10,2021, was my very first experience with WWP. I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed myself at this event and look forward to future ones. This was the very first time I'd ridden the bike as far as I did, I was both proud and excited regarding my accomplishments. This event opened an area of exercise I hadn't though of outside of the riding a stable bike in the gym. Every thing was well planned/orchestrated , meals were both delicious and nutritious with multiple meal options to choose. Kudos to all the planners, coordinators and facilitators who made this event amazing. It provoked an interests in me, I'm looking for trails to ride where I currently live.
Thanks again for an awesome weekend.
It doesn't get better than WWP. I've been on their Soldier Ride and couldn't believe the lengths they went to bring vets together. It was a huge growth opportunity for all of us to connect with others that had shared previous experiences. This let each of us know we weren't alone and gave us the chance to share information with each other that was mutually beneficial. Getting out on the road with WWP and their team was eye opening and far more beneficial than I could have realized. Thanks WWP and Soldier Ride crew!
The WWP help inspire me alot. I had wanted to ride a bike, but I was scared. Then I went to Jacksonville FL to the skill camp. I must say, it was the best four day weekend I had . I learned how to ride a bike pedaling with my hands, went on a boat ride, and tried new restaurants. This is an amazing, outstanding program.
The WWP helped my family greatly! I had an emergency surgery that knocked me down for 6 weeks and they stepped in and helped with some bills and supplies for our home. We are forever grateful for all the support and help they have given us! Heather called to check on me and just let me talk and vent. The support she gave me during this difficult time is priceless. Knowing I had someone to talk to and who would answer my call when I was down and frustrated helped the healing process and allowed me to stay strong. Heather, I can never thank you enough!
I love this program. I don’t know where I would be without Wounded Warrior. They give so much to veterans.
I participated in the WWProject Odyssey in September in North Carolina with Tommy Childress as group leader. I normally don't participate in surveys or reviews but I just wanted to say that this was the most amazing time I've had in my life. I suffer with PTSD and severe depression. Participating in the trip helped me to realize that there is still beauty in the world. For those four days I was at peace and was in awe of the surroundings and all the activities we were engaged in. Now when things start to get hectic, I allow my mind to drift back to the WWP Odyssey. Wounded Warrior couldn't have picked a better person to oversee the project. Tommy Childress and Johanna served the veterans with the utmost support and sense of humors. I can't say thank you enough, Wounded Warriors!
I recently attended Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride Cincinnati (2019) and I'm amazed at how professional and courteous all the staff were. It was definitively top notch from accommodations to activities. I was anxious about attending because I am slow to open up to people. I was afraid I wouldn't have fun. The very first night Krissy came right up and started talking to me . I found that we had a lot in common. Her and her husband mountain bike and ride motorcycles. Those are two of my favorite things to do. Krissy was busy organizing and planning all our activities but still made time to be involved. Then I met Jorge and Lorinda ; we definitely had things in common. Those two are all about bikes and that's my passion ! They both have some amazing accomplishments on bikes and were eager to help all the warriors achieve their own goals. With in a few hours of being there I felt comfortable and welcomed. My fellow Wounded Warriors were amazing as well. It was great meeting people that shared some of the same experiences as me. I hope I get the opportunity to attend more WWP events. If you are thinking about getting involved, please do ! it's worth it and so beneficial .
I am an Army Combat Veteran and I have been a member of Wounded Warrior Project since 2011. I have been most active with the organization in the last 2-3 years. I have to say that the organization is top notch and amazing. All of the activities that they provide for the warriors really push us to go back to life before deployment and life before military service. I can't say enough about how this organization has been a life saver. Everytime I have been in a dark place -- it has been WWP that brought me back. Whether through soldier ride, project odyssey or one of the many events they have -- WWP changed my life. Thank you WWP! Please support this organization :).
Wound Warrior Soldier Ride @ New York 2019 was an unbelievable and awesome experience. Your contributions helped 50 veterans and 4 British representatives grow in ways words can not explain . I wish the moment could be captured but it will remain as a moment in time. This was my first Soldier Ride. Because of the Soldier Ride in New York, I am energized to live more better a life of purpose, give back more to the community and help my fellow comrades.
I am very disappointed with Wounded Warriors. I have supported Veterans groups my entire adult life, and felt that this organization deserved my support as well. Not anymore.
A couple of weeks ago a friend of mine chose WW as his Facebook fundraiser. Not only did I donate to it, I also shared it with my Friends list. Big mistake!
Since then, WW has inundated my IM box with questions and requests, wanting to know how my fundraiser is going (not my fundraiser), will I be interested in continuing to fundraise, etc.
I immediately responded with the truth, but that was a waste of time. More IM s. I finally just responded with No, I will not be Fundraising again. But I just keep getting the same annoying, harassing e-trash.
I will NEVER send Wounded Warriors another dime. The Gary Senise Foundation will get my Veterans donation dollars from now on.
No nonprofit should EVER behave worse than an online vendor. Shame on you WW!
The WWP has been nothing but a positive influence. The Soldier ride was my first chance to really to integrate out of my usual norm. The support team was great, they accommodated every service member present whether it be dietary, room accommodations or whatever, their information was great, their overall effort and attitude were top notches, I am very proud to be a member.
I have been on several WWP events. But the solder ride has been the most impacting and inspiring to me. To be able to get a group of warriors together and the comrodari picks up right off the bat. Is something you can get from a pill drink or Dr. Big shout out to the solder ride team and there teammates. Soldier ride JAX 2019
Imagine how effective This Org could be if they got more $$ to the project instead of their huge overhead. There are many organization out there for the Vets that are so much more effective. Do your research before giving. I am giving for a friend who thinks you are great, sad.
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The WWP Soldiers ride development and skill camp was a great experience, the team experience and training was excellent. I thought I knew everything I need to know, but the team proof me wrong, I learned more and was challenge to continue learning more about cycling . Great group of people with genuine concern and wiliness to provide us with the best experience we could have. Now, I'm looking forward to participate in a Soldiers ride and also create a group in my home town.
Thanks to all for a wonderful experience....
Hands down to the Wounded Warrior Project, especially the WWP Staff who put the Soldier Ride Tampa 2018 together-were the BEST! They supported and encouraged us every step of way. Every WWP Alumni needs to experience such a phenomenal opportunity. It definitely provides a sense of belonging, sense of accomplishment and the energy to move forward! My hats off to WWP and the Tampa & St. Petersburg community. Wounded Warrior Project truly honors and empowers wounded warriors-Thank you!!
When I first heard of the Wounded Warrior Project back in 2009 when I retired from the military, I was skeptical and said to myself "Who gives out free things to others without wanting anything back in return?" and I totally ignored the invite to join this organization because I thought it's too good to be true. However, a fellow soldier that I served in the military posted some pics about his Odessey experienced and thank WWP for making it possible. I remembered the name back from 2009 and asked him about the organization. After still being a little skeptical (because I don't like sharing my private info or relatively trust people easily), I decided to become an alumni with WWP and the rest was history. Ever since my retirement, I isolated myself from everything and everyone and only focused on my family and educational journey. Ever since joining WWP this July and began going to their activities that WWP makes possible because of the generous donors that support their cause, I've had the opportunity to go out with my family and alone to many adventurous opportunities that they offer to veterans like myself. I've met new veterans and have begun to remove brick by brick the isolation wall I created for myself over a decade ago.
No one goes into the military thinking that anything will happen to them or hope that they can medically retire and hope to get benefits...WWP has been a major help to getting help to those who feel like they don't deserve help or are hesitant to get it when others have let them down. Having been apart of this organization since 2013 I didn't realize the magnitude of help this organization holds outside of the Federal Government. It is truly an honor and blessing to be a part of. I don't think people understand that there are activities that WWP does also to give back to the community...it is not all about the take and what they can do for your but they believe in giving back to the community as well because we know we are supported and appreciative of all that every one is able to do whether through prayers, a kind thank you, or donations. WE APPRECIATE YOU ALL!! Thank you for your service.
My story is a long one and for the sake of time, I'll condense it. I am 46 yrs old and I medically retired from the Army in 2012. Prior to coming out, as a result of all my injuries that I sustained while I was active, to include the reason for medically retiring, I knew I no longer could do the work I was use to, which was the building trades. After finishing active duty, I declared nursing as a major. With as competitive that it is, the road was not an easy one.
Fortunately I was able to sustain my life (as a student) living off of my VA disability as well as the school stipend. I struggled all the way throughout nursing school but in December 2017, I finished and graduated. I thought it would be easy to get a job... I was highly mistaken to believe that.
I applied after graduation, to all the residencies that were available, but didn't receive any offers until end of August 2018, which I accepted. It starts in the end of October, but I am very happy and excited to start this endeavor that was only possible for my active duty time, the VA, as well as Wounded Warrior Project.
After graduating, I no longer qualified for the stipend, and had to float my entire family on the VA disability that I received. As a result, WWP has helped me on a number of occasions with my living expenses, to include paying for the exam I needed to take to get my national license (NCLEX).
The expense is A LOT, but the project didn't hesitate for one second, and they assisted me with the funds that were needed to pay for it, along with the encouragement along the way.
I can't say enough for WWP, and regardless of some negative publicity in the media about 2 former employees, they are a wonderful organization, and they want to see Veterans, and their families improve, succeed, and thrive in life.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all that you have done, to include the assistance you'll provide in the future. WWP truly is an organization that will be there the whole way to see you through, and donors can be confident that your dollars are going to helping Veterans rebuild their lives, after active duty.
I was able to travel to Louisville this past weekend and participate in a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride. The Wounded Warrior Project teammates are among the happiest people I have ever met. They are constantly smiling and you can see they truly enjoy their jobs and helping wounded warriors. The entire process of signing up for the ride and traveling to the location was aided by a teammate every step of the way. Wounded Warrior Project has exceed every expectation I have set for them by a great margin and continues to do so daily. I can't say enough great things about this organization and all it does for wounded warriors.
Had a great time just recently on July 15th at Darien lake amusement park with my family
This past weekend I had the opportunity to participate in the Soldier Ride in St. Paul, MN. This was my first event and it was an awesome experience. I have a Spine injury and numerous surgery from my prior military career but I was able to participate and complete the two day event. The City of St. Paul and Woodbury, MN received us with open arms and treated us with courtesy and respect. The Wound Warrior Program and Soldier Ride is an excellent method to help injured veterans in becoming physically activate again and connect with other veterans. Rene Llanos from Clarksville, TN.
This was my first Soldier Ride ever and I really enjoyed it. It exceeded my expectations! The staff from Texas was friendly and professional (as was everyone affiliated with the event). The local community support was overwhelming. I've already made referrals and will continue to do so. Looking forward to my next Soldier Ride. Hooah!
Once again, WWP came through and pulled me back from the dark abyss. Second time they’ve set me up to reconnect with brothers and sisters from all over the country. I have no words to express my gratitude for what this means to me.
I've been on many events over the passed 4 years with WWP and just completed a Soldier Ride with them and let me tell you....they are gramazing (great + amazing). They always place the warriors and their needs first. They treat you with respect and dignity. They make sure you are taken care of. They go way above and beyond the call of duty to really empower us warriors. There's absolutely nothing negative I have to say about them b/c I've only had great experiences with them. I love WWP to death bc they have helped me and my family out so much. They get warriors and families off the couch to go out and engage and it's all for the benefit of the warrior. They are the best VSO I've been apart of. If you haven't done and event or signed up with them yet, you're missing out. Get on and get involved and start your healing/recovery process with them. Connect with other vets and learn about all the programs they have to offer. There is something out there for you that they have so please do yourself a favor and get involved. And don't listen to the negative smack talking, just go experience WWP and what they have to offer for yourself. Do a couple events (1 of them being a big event like Soldier Ride or Project Odyssey) then make a judgement call but trust me, I guarantee you that you will be pleased. I've gained many new friends and established lots of new relationships thru WWP and you can too. You are not forgotten.
My wife and I have attended two events with the WWP and both times we truly enjoyed ourselves can't wait until the next upcoming event. Thank you WWP.
I have attended the WWP Alumni Odyssey and Soldier Ride Cycling in Texas. Even though my Alumni Odyssey was over a year ago, the Team Leader and some of my new friends have kept in contact. We still check on and help each other. Look, to be part of team again we must get out there and try different things. The WWP has help me to grow, improve in areas that needed it and it has but in measures so I don't drop out of site. I know that Im not in the Army anymore but the WWP has filled that void beyond my expectations.
If not for the Wounded Warrior Program I would not be on the path to wholeness. The Soldier Ride specifically has got me off my bottom and active again. I never thought it would be possible with my injuries. They have been a life saver!
I attend the Solider Ride at Cape Cod this week and where do I start. The transition from my house to Boston was smooth and once I got to CapeCod the WWP staff was amazing. I must say they really do cater to us Wounded Warrior. The food was delicious and no complaints there. The Solider Ride was an event that I will never forget. I met some amazing folks and I am happy I attended that event. If you all never done the Solider Ride please put it on your to do list. God bless each and everyone of you.
I gave 20.00 to Wounded Warriors in April. Today they took unauthorized money from my Visa which they must have kept the number, for 50.00. Do not give to this scam! I have notified the authorities.
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Folks I'm not sure if this is the proper platform for this but I tell my story to anyone who will listen or read it!!!! I have two adult children with extreme mental challenges, one coupled with an extreme physical disorder!!!! My son is 33 years old and suffers with rapid fluctuating bipolar disorder!!! We suffer with him due to the emotional trauma that he inflicks upon us!! He rages every day! And I will suffice to say he is the meanest angriest person I've ever known!!!!!!! I gave my son a 30 day supply of CBD oil! And for an entire month we had a normal son!!! The CBD turned him into a puppy!!! When he spoke if he spoke at all it was in low even monotones!! And he was stating that he now liked him self!!! Sadly at the end of 30 days the monster returned when the CBD oil was gone!!!
My husband and I just attended a Couples cooking class in Chattanooga, TN. This was such an amazing experience, for the both of us. I got to see him smile again, and we had a great night out together, learning something new, and meeting other Vets. I really hope that there are more events like this soon!!
Words could never do justice to the impact Wounded Warriors has had , not only for me as a Combat Vet, but my family as well. The opportunity they have provided to connect with other Combat Vets who "get" you has brought healing and focus back into my life.
The Wounded Warrior Project is allowing me to develop a new and healthy lifestyle. I am beginning to learn and develop new exciting workouts which have been vital in my journey the best physical version of me.
The Week Of 6 Feb - 9 Feb I went on my 1st Soldiers Ride! I’m a warrior with 11 Screws in my body among other issues. The ride was so amazing. It help me build confidence in myself and in my Physical ability. I was able to me some outstanding warriors and WWP admin who if not for there encouragement, them believing in me and them pushing me to the max I probably would have given up. I defently would do it again
I can't say enough about the group who runs the Dallas area WWP. Melody, Dan, and Estaban are wonderful!! The opportunities are vast and I love that we also get to volunteer and give back to the community that supports us. I have befriended many of the veterans and their families. I have tried to tell other veterans that I know about the program and some have tried but served/disability was before 2001 so that is unfortunate. It is a great program.
Soldier Ride was a great opportunity. The WWP team treated us like family. The facilities and activities were top notch and the positive impact of this event have opened my eyes to a much brighter and healthier future. Now I have a hobby that can really get me out of the house. Thank you Wounded Warrior Project!
I tell this story because as a homeless vet I am left out of virtually every program,
I was in Beirut in the early 80's. I was Navy doing the sitting off the coast when the U.S. Embassy was hit. There were communications that needed more help than the Marines were trained to do so I was helo'd to the main shore. I was to go to the airport and check in with Rock Company. But they landed me miles to the north. I could see it however, so hey, I'll be OK. Well, I was in Navy dungarees and no one, including the Syrian Nationalists and Hezbollah had seen this. I was "intercepted" by them and taken far north. They actually left me alone and all I could think of was movies. So, I ran. Fast. That was the worst part. Run to what? Run to who?
Beirut had the largest non nuclear blast ever to this day.
Everything was blown up.
EVERYONE knew our Marines could not lock and load.
5 days after the Marine barracks were hit, they were still looking for survivors.
If they found someone but could not get to them in time, one of our own had to do a headshot.
And yet, Beirut is a "nothing" for vets that were there.
When I say homeless, they ask Vietnam??? Oh ....Iraq or Afghanistan? No.......sorry
I been with this nonprofit organization for a while, and been a few date nights and other events. And my wife and had great time on each one, plus meet some great people as well. The only thing I would like Wounded Warrior Project to do is find more event's that veteran's down here in Oregon could do. Every time I get an email about things going on or to do, it's being held in Washington State. So please try hard and find us veterans down things to do, other than golf clinic.
Ret.Army.Sgt. Nicky Colo'n
I have been in affiliation with this organization over several years. When I speak of WWP I specifically refer to the Florida chapters in Tampa and Jacksonville. WWP is based upon who you know and your status in their circle. As a caregiver I have been bullied by other women in and at events because they are "groupies". The same several people at all the same events...so to include others and attempt to emulate the mission statement went out the window right away. When I reported the bullying, I was targeted and "black listed". I no longer received the weekly emails, my warrior And I were denied participation and when we needed emergency assistance when we lost our house to the hurricane, we were provided one night in a hotel. Thank you for that because we needed it! That was it. When we needed assistance due to nonprofit fraud in another organization, they made a call to the other on our behalf. When it came time to hold the other np accountable, Wwp disappeared, not another word...couldn't stand by their own and refused to participate with authorities. No exactly "got your back". They also refused to assist (even listening or passing me off) about my ww needing emergency assistance at the Tampa VA. I had my Congressman take care of it, and he did.
As much money As WWP takes in the events don’t show as such. 3-4 years ago I went to an event. Box seats at an NBA game, it was awesome!
Now fast forward and the majority of the events are online, or events with very little resources being used to fund them. I guess the CEO and executives have to game their millions, while the veteran programs suffer.
My experience with the Wounded Warrior Program Soldier Ride San Antonio was truly amazing! I initially felt as though the bike ride may be too difficult on my knees. I have not taken a bike ride in 3 years. The encouragement and motivation of the staff kept my body moving forward to finish the ride. I would like to thank each and every member of the WWP who helped our team to unite and finish strong! I would also like to thank those individuals who started the Soldier Ride. It is worth every moment!
The Southern Colorado WWP constantly shows events in Denver, Golden, Northern Colorado Colleges. Those Colleges are 2-3 hours away from Colorado Springs. In the time I have been a member, there has been only 1 event sponsored in Pueblo, that was the Gary Sinise and LT Dan Band. It was sponsored because it coincided with the National Medal of Honor Convention. We have a great University in Pueblo that participate in the Same sports as the Colorado School of Mines in Golden. They are missing out on opportunities to expand their base.
The Wound Warrior Post in Colorado Springs keeps forgetting that there are Wounded Warriors that live South of Colorado Springs most are in Pueblo, Colorado City, Rye and Beulah Area. They NEVER have events listed for Southern Colorado. The State Fair was in Pueblo and not 1 event was listed. Pueblo also has a Veterans Day Parade but once again, because we are south of Mile Marker 132 on I-25 we don't exist or matter to the bigwigs in Colorado Springs. I am tired of being forgotten about. Colorado Springs, you need to start including events in Pueblo.
Wounded Warrior Project 11/06/2014
teri.good08 -- First, thank you for your service to this country. We'll pass along your concerns about the programming offered in your part of Colorado.
I’ve been to two events in Albuquerque. Wish that they wouldn’t Put all their attention on just Phoenix. There’s a large veteran crowd in Albuquerque, NM and surrounding areas but the Phoenix office hardly gives us attention. They just focus on their city. You can’t really say there’s no events here because there’s plenty to do just like there and I’ve even offered my services to help run or set up events. Typically no reply though. Please don’t forget about us here in Albuquerque.
My name is Jeremy Sedeno, I attended the soldier ride in San Antonio 2017, The experience I had on this ride was second to none. I was a combat medic in the United States Army and after being medically discharged with PTSD and lower limb issues, I was lost. Being told I wasn't fit enough to preform my job duties anymore was a hard hit reality, one that threw me into a deep depression along with my PTSD. The VA is ok although they want to just medicate me more than I like to be, I still had this yearning of being apart of something. I found WWP and I was accepted to do a soldier ride. This was the moment that helped change my life. Once again I felt as if I was apart of something I was in a new unit. The friendships and bonds that were made during that time were incredible. We all had similar stories, we all knew each others pain. We were like a family that got really close in a three day span. It may seem impossible to do but when you create a bond that's real and have something in common, it is easy to do that quick. That's what the Soldier Ride did for me and many others like me. Don't take my word for it, join a soldier ride and see 1st hand.
I participated in the 2017 soldier ride at Cape cod MA and everything about the experience was positive, empowering and wonderful. My follow warriors were supportive and the WWP staff were awesome.
Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is an AMAZING Organization in so many ways. This is the ONE and ONLY Veteran Organization that has helped me and my family on so many levels. They empower me, they helped me be more active in the community despite all my disabilities. They got my 6!
I LOVE WWP!
Wounded Warrior Project is AWESOME! We are from Gulfport, MS and were able to join the organization for a Family Day of bowling and arcade games at Big Play Family Fun Center. The children as well as the adults enjoyed themselves. It was a pleasure to be in the company of kind and courteous people.
WWP is the best.
We went to attend a function at the Iron Horse Grill in Jackson, MS. Iron Horse has been a great place to hang out back in the day but now that Jackson is less than desirable to go to, mainly you need to open carry your gun when outside, we didn't go to the event. Even though I was in the parking lot. We observed undesirables walking all around the parking lot as we sat waiting to go in, also there was a Jackson police/Off duty Sheriff officer with his car blue lights going. This alone raised our concerns about the location WWP picked for this event.
We would love to see events that are in areas like Madison, Pearl or even Clinton. WWP would get more attendance to said events if the area was a little safer.
On September 7th to September 10th I participated in the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride in Kansas City. The event was fun, challenging, and such a great experience. I feel honored to have attended such a great event and look forward to the next one.
Wounded Warrior Project’s Linda Cubero is part of their Warriors to Work Program. She assisted me to really excel during the interview process during my recent job search. Every time I spoke with Ms. Cubero, I felt more prepared for the interview process, especially with good questions to ask. She also improved my resume, conducted a mock interview to give me practice and constructive feedback, and helped me better respond to interview questions using the STAR format. As a result, I was able to land a great job at a global company on the Fortune Top 50 List.
A big thank you to WWP and their team who made Soldier Ride Louisville 2017 so special for me. I was by far the oldest soldier to ride in this event having served in Vietnam in 1968-69 and again in Iraq 37 years later with the Tennessee army national guard. This ride was my first and was a personal challenge to me to see how I could do, especially against the much younger fellow vets. It was a challenging ride but I held my own with the guys. A special thanks to Kristin the event organizer. She interacted with all the vets and I especially enjoyed our conversations and her genuine interest in getting to know me. I look forward to riding again and plan to ride as much as possible at home.
Went to the NASCAR race in Kentucky this year. The seats and the lunch was Fantastic. Finally found the best place for parking by taking to a Brother.
Again thanks for sending me and my brother in law (Navy Vet) to a great race!
Thanks for the Kentucky Speedway Race Tickets, I had a great time being out with my Brothers and Sisters in arms. This outing with them really helps pull me back into the world.
I am deeply disappointed in WWP, I have tried on at least 4 different occasions to sign up to attend programs only to be told that they are full or cancelled.
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Recently completed my first ever WWP event which was the Soldier Ride Chicago and couldn't say enough great comments about the event. Was an amazing experience from the event itself to the outstanding WWP employees that set everything up. Was able to finally meet other veterans that had very similar experiences and ideas towards recovery from our various issues we have. Can't wait for the next WWP event!
I just went on the Soldier Ride in Pittsburgh PA, and all i can say is WOW! It was an amazing opportunity and a great team spirit and friendship fostering event. I met some of the coolest and nicest people (which was to be expected), and hopefully made some long term friendships. I wish more people could attend such an awesome event. I hope to be able to attend one again sometime in the near future. This one will always be a fond memory that i will continue to share with everyone. Thanks Wounded Warrior Project for making this event available to us vets that truly need the distraction and change of pace in our lives.
I recently attended Soldier Ride Pittsburgh 2017. I had a great time and met a lot of other great Veterans that I will remain in contact with. I look forward to attending the events that WWP has and try to attend as many as I can. It provides an atmosphere where we can open up about what we're going through without worrying about being judged.
I was on the Carolinas Soldier Ride and loved it. It was my second Ride and I was able to associate with others with like issues. The Ride was harder than my last but totally worth it. My injuries were their first concern. They set me up on a specially fitted recumbent bike and a swag bag full of useful biking gear and sunglasses. I am proud to be an Alumni of WWP. The staff and volunteers were so considerate and warm.
My husband and I got to attend Casino Night in San Antonio, Texas. We had such a great time. The atmosphere was inviting and positive. It was great to hang out and get to know other WWP families.
I attended the Soldier Ride San Antonio Tx 2017. There are so many positive things to say about this but I will only list a few.
1) outstanding atmosphere!! Love the staff and love spending time with fellow brothers and sisters!!
2) This was the greatest event I have ever attended with WWP. The bond I have made with many of other vets in this program has opened new doors for me in my social life and I couldn't be happier.
3) This event helped me break out of my cage and open up and talk to other vets and start to enjoy life more.
The WWP has in my eyes done so much for us veterans that it blows my mind that they are always here if you need them no matter what the issues are or may become. I truly enjoyed myself on this soldier ride and I know for a fact that all the other warriors that were there did as well!!
Thank you WWP for this amazing event and keep up the great work!!
I recently attended Soldier Ride Atlanta 2017. It was a wonderful experience and allot of fun. Not only did we do the ride but we also went to the Georgia Aquarium and a Winery. The closeness shown between everyone involved was priceless. Thanks WWP. Keep up the great work.
My first WWP event took place in Atlanta. It was held fm 11-14 May 2017 and it was a very pleasant and highly organized one. All the coordination prior, during and even after the event (emails iot claim expenses) was second to none. The rides and extra activities were excellent as well but, the very best the WWP has is its staff. I can't say enough about Lonni Smith, Kajun, Charlie...I mean all of them seemed to be always ready and willing to help and to make our experience an unforgettable one. I can't wait to see them again in any other event or social gathering and wish them the very best as they continue to help wounded warriors! Thank You!!!
Hello My Band of Brothers and Sisters who are Members of The Wounded Warrior Project and Alumni. I am SFC, CHAVEZJOHNNY LUPE U.S ARMY 26 YEARS OF SERVICE. Combat Veteran and I am 100% Disable and all our stories are almost the same because we all have been in Battle or Supported those Combat Arms Units. What matters is that we all Served our Country when She or he called. What I ask if WWP can find some how to help us that are not close to the events that are put on in the Big cities and we miss out because we can't Travel 2 or 4 hours. We all Love what WWP has given us but it would be nice to send us Regal Cinema, Edward's Cinema Tikets to all of us who can't travel. We could take pictures of our family enjoying the events. I would ask if we could get a office here on the Central Coast of California in the City of Santa Maria of Santa Barbara County California it would help us WWP Veterans alot it could cover from Venture County, Santa Barbara County, San Luis Obispo County, and parts of Monterey. The city of Santa Maria would be a Perfect location since we have a New Veterans Clinic. We have Band of Brothers Softball Team, that plays ever friday night, Veterans Treatment Courts that is doing a Great Outstanding job with our Veterans. This is my story and I Love what the WWP is doing for us Veterans across America and Thank you for all your Support and GOD BLESS HOOAH. Tell my next Story on how it all began for me Joining our Military in 1984/85 I call it Back in the Day.
Wounded Warrior Project 04/04/2017
Hello sir, First and foremost, thank you for your service and sacrifice to this nation. We appreciate your kind words. To help make the recovery process as comfortable and accessible as possible for the warriors, caregivers, and families we serve, our programs and services are available across the nation and on a virtual basis, from the comfort of the warriors’ homes. If you have time, I’d like to get you in contact with your area Alumni manager. He or she can provide you with options, referrals for other programs, and let you know if there are any upcoming events in your area. If you are unsure of who your Alumni manager is, please send us an email at PublicRelations@woundedwarriorproject.org with your name and we’ll get you connected. Also, we invite you to post your photos from your softball team or other events on the WWP Facebook page and feel free to tag us so we can follow you. We appreciate your support! Thank you, WWP PUBLIC RELATIONS O. 904.405.1273 (x121273)