Virginia Wounded Warrior Program News
The FOCUS-CI Study is being conducted by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, MD.
A ribbon cutting ceremony took place today at the new home of Air Force-vet and wounded warrior Mari Richardson and her daughter, all in part to a multi-agency effort including the Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD), Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) Virginia Wounded Warrior Program, Suffolk Redevelopment Housing Authority and Sherbco Inc.
Each year, 25 wounded service members and 25 spouses of wounded service members receive a full scholarship to attend Colorado Technical University.
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Special MLK Day of Service
The National Guard celebrates its 377th Birthday on December 13th
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, December 7th 1941
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) states that the nation’s homeless veterans are predominantly male, with roughly 4% being female. The majority are single; live in urban areas; and approximately 26 % suffer from a severe mental illness, with 34% having a chronic substance abuse problem.
VWWP joins in celebrating the Marine Corps 238th Birthday.
Veterans Day to be celebrated across the Nation November 11th.