Wounded Warrior Project Research Paper

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Currently, in the United States there are an estimated 400,000 returning soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan that suffer from PTSD and another 320,000 received traumatic brain injuries. These soldiers come from all walks of life. Some are rich, others are poor; they are White, Black, Asian, Hispanic, but they all share one thing: they are Americans. The Wounded Warrior Project helps these returning heroes rehabilitate back into society by providing them with medical treatment, job training, therapy, and anything else they may need. These soldiers served their country, now it’s time for us to serve them. Nevertheless, this project does so much good for our hero’s in need. The Wounded Warrior Project is a nation wide service with the goal of helping to rehabilitate and reinstate wounded veterans back into society. According to the organization, their mission statement is, “To foster the…show more content…
It has opened up my eyes to a hidden and rarely discussed world. Hundreds of thousands of heroes suffer every day from various mental and physical injuries. It is our duty as citizens to help our returning heroes. They put their lives on the line for our freedom; they deserve to be repaid and thanked. Whenever we see a soldier or veteran on the street, people always thank him or her for their service. Although, the thank you is nice, a thank you could never heal the wounds they endured. Regardless of the criticism that the Wounded Warrior Project receives, the organization still helps veterans, and that’s what counts. One veteran that receives the therapy and help that he or she needs is far better than digging another hole in Arlington. Just helping one soldier is what makes this organization worthwhile. Because of this project, I’ve found a way to get involved in a charity that really means a lot to me. I plan on volunteering more in the future for the Wounded Warrior Project and similar

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