Nov. 11 is Veteran’s Day.
Consider visiting the Wounded Warrior Project website to learn more about what today’s solders need when they come home.
The WWP “exists to honor and empower wounded warriors who incurred service-connected injures on or after September 11, 2001.”
After a decade of war, there are many guerreros among us who need support.
The Wounded Warriors programs are designed “to nurture the mind and body, and encourage economic empowerment and engagement. “
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