The Navy Wounded Warrior Safe Harbor provides a Family Newsletter! The newsletter is designed to ensure the families and caregivers of Navy Wounded Warrior – Safe Harbor enrollees are aware of the many helpful opportunities and resources available to them, regardless of the status of their wounded warriors’ recovery. The newsletter includes national announcements and information — often focused on a particular topic, such as respite opportunities or scholarships — for seriously wounded, ill and injured service members and their families.
Navy Safe Harbor is the Navy and Coast Guard's wounded warrior support program. It provides non-medical support -- such as addressing personnel concerns, arranging child care, and securing employment opportunities -- for nearly 1,600 Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, as well as their families. Enrollment in the program is available to service members wounded in combat, as well as to those diagnosed with a serious illness or injured in shipboard, training, and liberty accidents. Enrollment lasts a lifetime. Navy Safe Harbor's goal is to return Sailors and Coast Guardsmen to duty. But, when that's not possible, the program works to successfully reintegrate them back into their communities.
Success is often defined by wins and losses. By life-changing professional achievements or things that give people acclaim in their community. However, the most important form of success is often overlooked - personal fulfillment. When people face life-threatening injuries or illnesses, self-doubt, fear, depression and frustration can often overwhelm even the strongest personalities. These facts are no different when it comes to injured and ill Sailors. However, the Navy's wounded warrior program, Safe Harbor, helps Sailors overcome these challenges.
Pro shooter Jessie Duff travels to Wisconsin to meet American heroes a part of the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation. They then get some range time in where she'll be able to share a little bit of her skillset with these vets.
Watch NAVAIR's very own Wounded Warriors talk about their experiences transitioning from combat to civil service careers - and learn how we're working with other Navy commands to provide WW's exciting job opportunities - and help them successfully adapt to their "new normal."
NAVAIR hosts its first Wounded Warrior Career Day at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum
Sea Story is a podcast series that brings you extraordinary tales of action, danger, and adventure—all told by real Navy Sailors. Listen now for a glimpse into Navy life. Stories of personal experiences on the sea, typically involving an element of ACTION, DANGER, or adventure.
Provides an accurate, reliable source for media organizations to access U.S. service members and commanders deployed in support of military operations worldwide.
Veterans Benefits Administration provides financial and other forms of assistance to veterans and their dependents.
The VR&E program assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. For Veterans with service-connected disabilities so severe that they cannot immediately consider work, VR&E offers services to improve their ability to live as independently as possible. There are numerous ways to apply for VA benefits depending on the type of benefit you are seeking. If you are a member of the armed forces serving on either active duty, you should apply through the VA Pre-Discharge Program before leaving service.
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides a variety of benefits and services to Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families. VBA has been undergoing a major transformation that is people-centric, results-oriented, and a forward-looking integration of solutions that will ensure total lifelong engagement with Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families. To learn more please go to http://www.benefits.va.gov/benefits/media-publications.asp