The Eastern Wounded Warriors Battalion consists of seven detachments as well as the battalion headquarters and barracks at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. WWBn-E`s efforts are focused on caring for wounded, ill and injured Marines and their families as they go through the Integrated Disability Assessment System process. With a full-time staff of over 200 Marines, sailors and civilian professionals, we are committed to caring for our wounded warriors throughout the recovery and transition process. Find other programs and services available to Wounded Warrior Project warriors and their family members. Warrior Transition Command is one of the primary sponsors of the Army Warrior Care and Transition Program. Ensures that non-clinical processes and programs that support injured, ill and injured soldiers are integrated and optimized across the Army. Supports the Army`s commitment to the rehabilitation and successful transition of wounded, ill or injured soldiers to active duty or veteran status Warriors and their family members who enroll in the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) often contact the resource centre first. The team welcomes warriors and their families to WWP and serves as a connection point at every stage of their individual journey. As their needs evolve, the Resource Center continues to listen, identify next steps, and connect them with WWP programs and their community resources. Does your organization provide services or resources to wounded warriors? If this is the case, we may be able to add you to our database of information and recommendation services. Please click here to start an application. The mission of Marines For Life (M4L) is to provide information, advocacy, and support to injured Marines, sailors injured while serving in the Marines, and their families to minimize the hardships and concerns they face as they navigate the stressful and confusing process.
Support begins at the time of injury and continues until return to service or transition to Veterans Administration. The United States Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment provides and facilitates assistance to wounded, ill and injured Marines, sailors affiliated with or supporting Marine units, and their family members to assist them in their return to service or transition to civilian life. DLA Piper`s “Serving Those Who Serve Our Country” program provides pro bono legal services to veterans with special combat-related compensation issues and operates legal clinics in a number of VA hospitals. DLA Piper has also partnered with Verizon Communications` Pro-Bone Legal program. The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a website for wounded, ill and injured soldiers, veterans, their families and those who support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support restoration, rehabilitation and reintegration into the community. There is a National Veterans Legal Services Program (VNWP). The NVLSP`s Lawyers Serving Warriors program provides veterans® of all eras with pro bono (i.e., free) legal assistance for disability issues.
Their current pro bono initiative is to help veterans submit two types of disability claims: Special Combat Compensation (CSRC) claims and physical disability review board applications for increased assessment of military disability. Visit our registration page for information on registering as a warrior or family member, including information on eligibility, required documents, and how to get started. Jackson Lewis has been involved with WWP since 2010, when lawyers across the country began providing pro bono legal services to the Wounded Warriors and their caregivers. The firm has set up a special email hotline through which injured servicemen and their families can contact Jackson Lewis` lawyers for pro bono legal representation. Since the hotline`s inception, lawyers from more than 20 Jackson Lewis regional offices have volunteered on a variety of legal matters. “Jackson Lewis has been very generous in raising funds for the Wounded Warrior Project, but also in providing pro bono legal services to warriors and their family members,” said Amber Allred, General Counsel and Executive Vice President of WWP. “We are very grateful for their continued commitment to helping WWP nurture the most successful and well-adapted generation of wounded warriors in our nation`s history.” Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veterans Wellness is the first earthly retreat established to provide our country`s critically wounded warriors and their families with free rest, activities, and programs to reconnect and recover during their recovery and rehabilitation. The 37-acre retreat in Bluemont, Virginia opened on September 6, 2013 and provides private accommodations for 250 to 500 families each year, as well as recreational and healing activities and resources. “It`s a real honor to be part of such a rewarding program and help a good cause,” said Matthew Steinberg, a New York-based partner who established the company`s pro bono relationship with WWP.
“Over the past two years, WWP has become an organization close to Jackson Lewis` heart. As a national law firm with resources across the country, we recognize that we are uniquely positioned to improve military members` access to the legal procedures for which they regularly risk their lives. We will continue to do everything in our power to support WWP in its efforts to assist injured soldiers during and after their recovery. Safe Harbor is the Navy`s primary organization for coordinating non-medical care for seriously injured, ill and injured sailors, Coast Guard and their family members. Through proactive leadership, Safe Harbor provides personalized lifelong support to maximize the success of our shipmates` recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration activities. Safe Harbor helps sailors and families with salary/personnel issues, invitation assignments, accommodation and accommodation, transportation needs, education and training services, TBI/PTSD services, and more. Contacts – CAPT Mary K. Jacobsen, USN; Navy Safe Harbor; COM: 703-697-2073; DSN: 227-2073 A variety of resources are available for families and caregivers of wounded, ill and injured soldiers. Online portals provide access to a wide list of programs, resources and benefits available to families and caregivers to support injured, ill and injured soldiers. The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors.
The purpose of the BDP is to raise awareness and enlist public assistance in meeting the needs of injured military personnel, to assist injured soldiers, to assist and support each other, and to provide unique and direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To participate and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org. For warriors and their family members registered with WWP, the Resource Center can provide: The mission of the Healing Waters Project – “Serves those who have returned injured and helps with their physical and emotional recovery by introducing or rebuilding fly fishing and fly mounting skills.” Pro bono (free) or discounted legal assistance is available for wounded warriors for problems other than those that can be provided by military legal aid officers.