Veteran Organizations: Please Stop Separating and Dividing Us Because All Veterans Matter

As I sit here today writing this post, my head is pounding, I can’t think straight, and my mind is spinning with the many reasons why what happened today is so wrong. Both my husband and I are veterans. Both of us have Post Traumatic Stress. We applied to the Catch-A-Lift organization for some assistance … More Veteran Organizations: Please Stop Separating and Dividing Us Because All Veterans Matter

Our Unique Boston Cycling Experience with Urban AdvenTours

After Soldier Ride Tampa, I attended a three day physical health and wellness expo with Wounded Warrior Project in Massachusetts. On the second day we went for a bicycle ride with Urban AdvenTours in Boston. After just returning home from a cycle ride, I was excited that we were going for another one. I fell … More Our Unique Boston Cycling Experience with Urban AdvenTours

Soldier Ride Tampa Inspired Me to Start Cycling for Physical & Mental Health

Soldier Ride Tampa (Florida) was incredible. I had a lot of anxiety about signing up for this program but thanks to some coaxing from some female veteran friends I got up the courage to give it a try. Initially I had planned to go to Soldier Ride with a female veteran friend from every branch of service … More Soldier Ride Tampa Inspired Me to Start Cycling for Physical & Mental Health

Sailboating in Tampa Bay with the St. Petersburg Sailing Center in Florida

I’ve done a lot of firsts this past couple years and I added one more to the list this past week. I went sailing for the first time ever and even took the helm of the sailboat for quite a ways. What went from being completely uninterested in pursuing this particular hobby in the future … More Sailboating in Tampa Bay with the St. Petersburg Sailing Center in Florida

Our Hiking Adventure with the Appalachian Mountain Club in New Hampshire

My husband and I are disabled US Air Force veterans. We signed up for the Wounded Warrior Project a little over a year ago. We both have benefited greatly from the experiences. We have focused mostly on self-improvement but this event was a little different. Wounded Warrior Project organized a couple hikes with the Appalachian Mountain … More Our Hiking Adventure with the Appalachian Mountain Club in New Hampshire

Wounded Warrior Project Helps Veterans Build Camaraderie

Camaraderie is the spirit of friendship and community in a group, like the camaraderie of soldiers at war who keep each other upbeat despite the difficulty of their circumstances. Wounded Warrior Project has been a godsend in my life. It started with the first program I attended about a year ago and has only continued to get better. … More Wounded Warrior Project Helps Veterans Build Camaraderie

The Healthy Cooking Bootcamp for Veterans at the Culinary Institute of America

Thanks to the Wounded Warrior Project, we got the opportunity to attend the Healthy Cooking Bootcamp at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. It was an amazing experience and I am proud of myself for working through my fears and attending this program. I had never really been a cook. It … More The Healthy Cooking Bootcamp for Veterans at the Culinary Institute of America