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Soldier in transition feels like rock star at inaugural ball

Apollo 11 astronaut, Buzz Aldrin was front and center at the January 19, 2017 All - American Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C.

2017 National Defense Authorization Act and Presidential Executive Order and Soldiers in transition employment

Recently approved provisions of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act.

Soldier Story: Sgt. Mary Sawyer

While recovering at the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion, Sgt. Mary Sawyer began taking college courses with the ultimate goal of obtaining a degree in project management.

2017 Wounded Warrior Trials Commence

Our nation's wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans are scheduled to compete in Warrior Games Team Trials.

Proper nutrition improves transitioning Soldier readiness

Diet and nutrition play an integral role in maintaining Army readiness.

Warrior Care and Transition staff urged to ‘walk the talk’ in 26-week Health Challenge

Growing accustomed to thinking in terms of another kind of triad in addition to the Triad of Care that is their usual center of attention.

WCT bids farewell to Staff Sgt. Carlton Duncan, epitome of a Non-Commissioned Officer

Inside the packed confines of a conference room within the Arlington, Virginia headquarters of the United States Army Medical Command’s Deputy Chief of Staff

CSF2 training points Soldiers toward readiness and resilience

Soldiers learned the differences between fixed, mixed and growth mindsets,among other performance techniques,during a four-hour Executive Resilience and Performance course.

WCTP Provides Soldiers a Blueprint for Success

Frequent moves, credit card debt and separation anxiety, many military families will face these challenges' at some point during and after a deployment.

Soldier On camp is more than Winter Sports

“It made my day and made me feel special as if he knew that I needed the interaction as much as he did”

Soldier On participant seeks Team Army Warrior Games selection and to return to duty

“Securing a position with Team Army will be great but continuing my career in the Army is my main goal”

Wounded Warriors introduced to Yoga at Soldier On

“Today, I’m using the medication and breathing techniques of yoga to help me and I want to show others that the physical aspect of yoga is only a small portion,”

Return to duty; that’s our track, what’s yours?

Warrior Care and Transition ensures that everything possible is done to enable Soldiers to return to duty.

Allied Winter Sports Camp is a hit for Soldiers in transition

Six Soldiers in transition from several U.S. Army Warrior Transition Units were introduced to winter sports at the Allied Winter Sports Camp

Listening to Army Warrior Care and Transition System users is key to ever-improving the system

Ernest Hemingway spoke of the importance of listening, saying that he learned a great deal by listening carefully to what others had to say.

Army’s Warrior Care Transition Program celebrates milestone

During the month of February, the Warrior Care and Transition Program welcomed its 75,000th entry

Spc. Axel Collazo: Life imitating art

Spc. Axel Collazo remembers the exact moment he knew he was artistically gifted.

Inspired Soldiers embody legacy of Black History Month

Black History Month is a time to remember and celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the fabric of our nation.

Internships are all about setting Soldiers up for success

Army Spc. James Matthews of New Jersey had several years of law enforcement experience under his belt before joining the military.

Remaining resilient. A family’s story of love and sacrifice

There are those precious moments that a parent revels in, a child’s first steps, and the loss of their first tooth or the first day of school.

Sgt. 1st Class Michael K. Smith bids farewell to Warrior Care and Transition

His name is synonymous with resilience and passion, just two of the endearing qualities Sgt. 1st Class Mike Smith.

Infantryman surprised in meeting newly elected President at inaugural dinner

Spc. James Matthews (left) with President Trump and other wounded, ill and injured Soldiers from Washington, D.C. area.

Force Management Officer lands tech giant internship

Maj. LaRon Somerville will soon trade in his military uniform for a more corporate look this summer.

Heart Disease – A Growing Concern for the Military

It’s a bold color that often stands out and is synonymous with our hearts.

Recurring workshops are key to help Soldiers find work in the civilian sector

Employment-based workshops are a crucial component to assist Soldiers entering the civilian workforce.

Bozgoz is back on track

Being a runner was always a part of her life and after retiring from the Army and transitioning...

Soldier takes aim at new life

Millions of rocks, swift winds and dry air are no stranger to Victorville, California native ...

Behind the scenes at the Army Trials

Behind the scenes of the 2017 Army Trials, the WCT operations team is dedicated to making the event happen seamlessly...

Cold snap greets Army Trials athletes on first day of training

With winds gusting at 30 miles per hour, El Paso, Texas would seem to be a safe place...

Army Soldier and cancer survivor prepares for battle at 2017 Army Trials

the 20 year-old was diagnosed with breast cancer, a conversation he says changed...

Army Nurse revives unconscious Soldier

Maj. Rao Dorcelly is prepared for medical emergencies...

Fort Bliss Army Trials team plans to bring experience and fresh faces to 2017 competition

Fort Bliss's team is gearing up to compete in the Army Trials, which will go down this weekend...

Preparations underway for annual Army Trials

The Army Trials are essentially the qualifiers for the Department of Defense Warrior Games...

WCT Army Trials kicks off at Fort Bliss

After a long day of travel and little time to recuperate, Soldiers and Veterans from coast-to-coast..

U.S. Army Captain provides added support during Army Trials

Captain Kelly Elmlinger is the picture of resilience.

55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) supports Army Warrior Care and Transition's Army Trials 2017

As athletes arrive to compete at Army Warrior Care and Transition's Army Trials 2017...

Army Trials 2017 is almost here

Soldiers from the 1st Armored Division come to the Robert Loeza Soldier Activity Center to relax, study and climb the rock wall.

Major Chantil Minton: Honoring a family memory

The loss of a loved one can be devastating, but after losing her beloved grandmother, Maj. Chantil Minton turned her pain into a passion to help others.

Army Reserve Soldier turns setbacks into a comeback

When Staff Sgt. Marcus Manchaca was injured in a motorcycle accident, it limited his physical activity.

Adaptive Reconditioning Sports; Healing mind, body, and souls

The Texas native earned several awards for his athletic abilities, but he repeatedly injured his ankle over the course of several years.

Soldier set to return to active duty after sustaining injuries by distracted driver in 2014

Rodriguez-Rexroad recently received orders for her next duty station— serving on a mobile repair team at an Army training center.

Skeleton brings out the competitive spirit amongst Soldier On attendees

Skeleton is one of the ‘ice sports’ on the Winter Olympic Games program. It requires individuals to ride a small sled down a frozen track.

Body composition assessment held at Warrior Care and Transition headquarters

Among the first activities in advance of the Health Challenge was a body composition assessment.

Whistler winter sports prodigies entertained by Soldier On participants

Whistler British Columbia in Canada is home to a winter Olympic sports venue known the world over.

Camaraderie has no borders at Allied Winter Sports Camp

Service members adorned in ski masks and snow pants gather on the bus for another trip up the mountain

Team Army athlete participates in pre-Warrior Games promotions

With the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games nearly two months away...

Second Lady Sees Art Therapy in Action at Hawaii Base

Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, visited with military and civilian leaders...

Fort Hood Soldier to announce Dallas Cowboys NFL draft pick

Sgt. 1st Class Shonta Tucker considers herself a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan...

Mental gauntlet prepares athletes for Army Trials competition

That was the key takeaway for one team of athletes participating in U.S. Army Warrior Care...

Sgt. Dhayana Estrella-Conklin: Embracing life's gifts

Sgt. Dhayana Estrella- Conklin is thankful for every minute of every day....

Cycling event starts five grueling days at the Army Trials

About 80 Soldier and veteran athletes will find out how all their training...

On a trajectory to Team Army

An arrow shot from a compound bow travels around 300 feet per second...

Beyond My Limit

Spots his arrow just before it hits the target during the first day...

Two Soldier-athletes from Fort Drum compete at 2017 Army Trials in Texas

Two Soldiers from 3-85th Mountain Infantry Warrior Transition Battalion...

The Army Trials Family

The sand no longer clung to their skin, made sticky by the hot sun...

Standing or sitting, the volleyball is still bumped, set, and spiked

For me, being a non-commissioned officer means to lead from the front...

Soldier Athlete -- Lead from the front; inspire others

For me, being a non-commissioned officer means to lead from the front...

Never give up; never surrender"

'Never give up; never surrender!' A catchphrase...

Army Trials: Taking the bronze by a quarter of an inch

We tied for the bronze medal and we had one arrow to fire at the target...

Range coach, passing shooting on to the next generation

Roberts enter the military as a U.S. Marine and later switched...

Specialist Honors fellow Soldiers at Army Trials

For as long as she could remember, Spc. Maria Garcia knew she wanted...

Adaptive Reconditioning: Rebirth at the crossroads

Maj. James Padke's entry into the Army came at the expense...

Police, Marine Corps, and Army meet 'Bull's-Eye' Boyd

After retiring from the police department in Georgia in 2008..."

Comradery is the biggest strength of the Army Trials

When Spec. David Snypes Jr. incurred a devastating injury to his arm..."

Fort Carson Warrior rediscovers swimming

Spc. Jay Marquiss, from the Fort Carson Warrior Transition Unit..."

Shooting for the medal podium

The air rifle and air pistol shooting event took place on April 3...

Army Trials mentors encourage athletes to reach new heights

The three Soldiers along with Capt. Kelly Elmlinger are currently...

From a civil war to Army Trials

Like all the athletes competing at the Army Warrior Care...

Wounded warriors gather at Fort Bliss for Army Trials

Wounded, injured and ill soldiers and veterans from all over the Army ...

Resilience and performance experts help athletes 'get their mind in the game' at Army Trials 2017

After a bad shot at the range, what mental cues can you say to yourself...

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Zika Virus

The U.S. Army is taking the Zika virus very seriously and assisting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in any way possible.

Army Soldier and Veteran Athletes Team Up for 2016 Invictus Games

The Army announced the Soldier and Veteran athletes who will represent the U.S. military and compete in the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, Florida, May 8-12.

Team Army Set to Excel at 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games

Army athletes will compete in eight sports against Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, U.S. Special Operations Command and United Kingdom Armed Forces teams.

I Am Poster

I Am Poster pdf for download and print.

Invictus Games 2016

Many Service men and women suffer life-changing injuries, both visible and invisible, while serving their countries.

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Invictus Games star Sgt. Elizabeth Marks to receive Tillman Award at ESPYs

A sergeant who earned four gold medals swimming at this year's Invictus Games will add to her hardware collection July 13 when she receives the Pat Tillman Award.

AW2 commander talks adaptive sports

I have the great honor of being the director of the Army’s Wounded Warrior Program (AW2).

Casing ceremony marks new era for Warrior Transition Command

Carrying out a time-honored military tradition, Col. Chris Toner and Sgt. Maj. Eric Andreis formally cased the colors of the WTC during a June 24 ceremony.

Casing ceremony marks new era for Warrior Transition Command

Carrying out a time-honored military tradition, Col. Chris Toner and Sgt. Maj. Eric Andreis formally cased the colors of the WTC during a June 24 ceremony.

Zika Virus

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Warrior Transition Command reveals new name and logo

The U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC), headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, has revealed its new organizational name and logo.

(2016 MASP Documentary) Beyond Victory: Recovery Through Military Adaptive Sports

The Military Adaptive Sports Program (MASP) focuses on the recovery of wounded, ill or injured service members through instructional clinics, camps and competitive trials.

Former soldier thriving in adaptive sports

Stephanie Morris, an Army specialist who was injured in Afghanistan, rediscovers herself through adaptive sports.

Warrior Care and Transition Program hosts second Human Resources Training Summit

The Warrior Care and Transition Program (WCTP) Compliance and Oversight Directorate held its second Human Resources Training Summit.

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Army Honors Wounded, Ill and Injured Soldiers during Warrior Care Month

Each November the Army honors wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and their Families by commemorating Warrior Care Month.

Adaptive Reconditioning Program

The Army's Adaptive Reconditioning Program is a holistic and comprehensive program individually tailored for each Warrior Transition Unit (WTU) Soldier.

Valued team member says goodbye to Army Warrior Care and Transition, begins civilian career

Dependable, knowledgeable, determined are just a few of the many attributes bestowed upon Sgt. 1st Class Emily Anderson as friends and colleagues bid farewell to her.

MEDCOM Ombudsman Program helps family members navigate their Soldier’s medical issues

The medical arena can be difficult to navigate after being wounded, ill or injured. For family members, navigating it can be extremely overwhelming and confusing.

Mark Skinner: Exploring new territory

Staff Sgt. Mark Skinner has been busy exploring the question why? His curious scientific mind is preparing him for a career in teaching as he heads towards medical retirement.

Maj. Vonkeith Jackson: A story of Love and Sacrifice

What happens when you mix a mother’s love for her son and a twist of fate? The makings of a great soldier; Maj. Vonkeith Jackson.

Tammy Burton Smith: True Survivor

Tammy Burton-Smith doesn’t need a genie in a bottle to grant her three wishes, she simply wanted one; to remain in the Army forever.

Wounded veterans and service members learn more than just fly fishing

More than 70 veterans, volunteers and support staff attended Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) Sixth Annual Fly Fest Dec. 2-4.

Community members thanked at open house

From scuba to adaptive skiing, and from career assistance to financial donations, community organizations are an integral part to supporting the recovery of Soldiers.

Lt. Gen. West delivers keynote address during Leaders Training Summit

As the keynote speaker of the Leaders Training Summit held at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, the Surgeon General of the U.S. Army and Commanding General

Summit facilitates dialogue on warrior care topics

How can the Deputy Chief of Staff, Warrior Care and Transition add value to a Warrior Transition Battalion?

Triad of Care important part of warrior's recovery process

Each Soldier within the Warrior Transition Battalion has a Triad of Care, and they are at the center of this symbolic triangle.

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Demonstrating resilience: increasing mental and physical strength through adaptive reconditioning

Did you know that adaptive reconditioning contributes to a successful recovery for Soldiers, whether they are transitioning back to Active duty or to civilian life?

WTU Soldier ‘grounds’ flying fears for lifetime opportunity

Sgt. Robert Day loves everything about flying except for one thing: the airborne part.

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Strike leads Performance Triad pilot program

An Army-wide initiative to ensure Soldiers and their Families are provided tools and information to lead a healthier lifestyle.

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