Stories Menu

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.

Soldier in transition feels like rock star at inaugural ball

Apollo 11 astronaut, and second man to set foot on the moon, 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 re-institutes the 180 day “Cooling Off” restrictions on the Department of Defense

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.

Archived Events

Army Trials 2017

Warrior Care and Transition will host Army Trials 2017, 27 March to 7 April, at Fort Bliss in El Paso, TX. About 125 wounded, ill and injured active-duty Soldiers and veterans from across the country will compete for the opportunity to represent Team Army at the 2016 DoD Warrior Games, june 30 - July 8, in Chicago.

Throughout the week of competition, wounded warriors will compete in archery, cycling, track, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming and wheelchair basketball. Army Trials showcase the resilient spirit of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and veterans. Participants include athletes with upper-body, lower-body and spinal cord injuries; amputations; serious illnesses; traumatic brain injuries; visual impairment and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Army Trials Competition Schedule Events

Date Time Event Location Results
Sunday
02 April 17
0800-UTC Cycling Competition Tank Trail Caisson and Rifleman Coming Soon
1900-2100 WCB Assessment Soto Gym  
Monday
03 April 17
0800-UTC Shooting Competition Milam Gym Coming Soon
1900-2100 SVB Assessment Soto Gym Coming Soon
Tuesday
04 April 17
0800-UTC Track & Field Competition Stout Track Coming Soon
1900-2100 WCBB Assessment Soto Gym Coming Soon
Wednesday
09 MAR 15
0800-UTC Archery Competition Milam Gym Coming Soon
1900-2100 SVB Assessment Soto Gym  
Thursday
10 MAR 15
0800-UTC Swimming Competition Aquatic Center Coming Soon
The total number of events is 7

Army Warrior Care and Transition to highlight eligibility criteria

How and when is a Soldier eligible for the Warrior Care and Transition Program? It is important for Soldiers, their families and chain-of-command to understand eligibility and the application process.

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

Recently approved provisions of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act re-institutes the 180 day “Cooling Off” restrictions on the Department of Defense

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.

Adaptive Reconditioning Program

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

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.

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 at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA).