Building up to recovery
The barge was built by Marines from Wounded Warrior Battalion West -Detachment Hawaii. Jensen had a barge but it was hazardous, so the Marines volunteered to build him a new one. About three Marines worked on the barge regularly while others stopped by and helped occasionally.
Marine Wounded Warrior Offered Bittersweet Opportunity
"I would definitely recommend it to somebody else if they are willing to give it a shot," Maloney said. "I don't have any hard feelings or animosity toward anything as far as this goes. I think it was a great experiment and a great program."
Chaplain brings her 'various backgrounds' to bear on Wounded Warrior Regiment
The military career of Cmdr. Laura Bender, regimental chaplain for the Wounded Warrior Regiment aboard Quantico, started with a practical joke. She had served as a United Methodist minister in her native New York City for about 13 years when, in 1999, a chaplain sent a letter to area churches, seeking interest in the military chaplaincy. She discarded the note, but her mother, who was a secretary at another church, wrote Bender's name on one of the reply cards and sent it back.
Department of Veterans Affairs Caregiver Program helps families care for wounded
When President Barack Obama passed The Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010, it allowed the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide increased benefits for injured veterans as well as their caregivers.
Marine environment benefits wounded warriors
Marines with Wounded Warrior Battalion West - Detachment Hawaii submerged in Marine fashion during a day of scuba diving at Hawaii Kai, March 17. Families and friends showed up in support of the event, as certified divers from Island Divers and Adaptive Heroes guided the Marines through scuba diving classes for a day of fun under the sea and as a means of physical and mental rehabilitation.
Marine Korean War Veterans continue to serve Since the detachment is in proximity to Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington D.C, Colleran said that the members help the injured Marines of the Wounded Warrior Regiment. http://www.marforres.marines.mil/MFRNews/NewsArticleDisplay/tabid/7930/Article/137954/marine-korean-war-veterens-continue-to-serve.aspx
Wounded Warrior Regiment to host third annual Marine Corps Trials Marines.mil The U.S. Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment will host the third annual Marine Corps Trials for wounded, ill and injured Marines aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 1-6. http://www.hqmc.marines.mil/News/NewsArticleDisplay/tabid/3488/Article/137657/wounded-warrior-regiment-to-host-third-annual-marine-corps-trials.aspx
Military mental health research is under pressure because of budget cuts, and while current projects are being spared, efforts to develop new treatments for mental health problems may be in jeopardy, the service surgeons general told a House panel Wednesday.
DOD Program Gives New Hope to Double Arm Transplant Patient Army Spc. Brendan Marrocco appeared yesterday with his medical team, led by Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee, chair of Johns Hopkins Hospital's plastic and reconstructive surgery department, to announce the successful Dec. 18 double transplant at the Baltimore hospital.
U.S. Marines overcome PTSD with Transcendental Meditation
Murray revives bill to cover wounded vets’ IVF Legislation that would provide fertility benefits to seriously wounded veterans has been reintroduced in the new Senate by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.
Hawaii-based Marines prep for 2013 Warrior Games
Every year, the Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment selects 50 Marines from across the nation to represent the Marine Corps in a Paralympics-style competition known as the Warrior Games.
Wounded warriors share experiences with deploying sailors Marines.mil Gaal, in civilian garb, wheeled before the audience and hoisted himself into one of the chairs. Retired Iraq veteran Sgt. Maj. Patrick Wilkinson, also wearing plain clothes, revealed a prosthetic right leg and a very scarred left leg. Sgt. Jordan Williams and Cpls. Michael Casey and Anthony Arriaga, less visibly scarred, represented Wounded Warrior Battalion West here and wore camouflaged utility uniforms.