This evening I was hunting in Foggy Bottom, as I was sitting there I saw a rooster pheasant about 60 yards away from me drinking from a puddle of water. Shortly after that, I saw a large timber wolf, he was very dark and kept his nose low to th...
SPC US Army (Retired)
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Matt served in Afghanistan with the 951st Sapper Company, 3rd Platoon, RCP 6 from November 2008 until November 2009. The 951st is a National Guard unit with armory’s in Tomahawk ...
Wounded Warriors in Action
Established in 2007, the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Apollo Beach Florida. The WWIA is dedicated to serving our nation's combat wounded, Purple Heart recipients, by providing world-class outdoor sporting activities.
The Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation Inc. (WWIA) serves our Nationís combat wounded Purple Heart recipients by providing world-class outdoor sporting activities as a means to recognize and honor their sacrifice, encourage independence and connections with communities, and promote healing and wellness through camaraderie and a shared passion for the outdoors.
The country has been at war, now, for over ten years.
As of 13 January 2013, the total number of service members Wounded in Action was 50,409 from OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM and OPERATION NEW DAWN (OND). See U.S. Casualty Report
These men and women are our Nationís most treasured asset. Hunting and fishing provide excellent opportunities to assist our wounded veterans in recovering Ė mentally, physically, and spiritually from their war experiences.
The WWIA Goals
- Increase Self-Reliance
- Bolster Self-Confidence
- Enjoy the Great Outdoors
- Promote Spiritual Healing and Wellness
- Instill a Sense of Belonging
Daily Herald Media - Keith Uhlig
Corey Richards was in the Michigan National Guard and serving in Afghanistan in 2009 when a blast from an improvised explosive device tore into his upper body.
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2nd Annual Salmon Barbecue Fundraiser
The Wounded Warriors in Action 2nd Annual Salmon Barbecue was a huge success! We raised a total of $8,000.00 for this fantastic charity! Thank you so much to everyone who donated. These donations will make it possible to keep holding events and giving thanks to our Purple Heart Combat Veterans! (pictured) Tosha with NW Farm Credit Services giving WWIA a $500.00 donation. Thank you so much!!
St. Croix Casino Danbury Fundraiser Nets over $9000!
"This is the largest check Wounded Warriors in Action has received from anyone in the state," said Matt Tennessen of WWIA on Saturday, June 22. "These funds will be used to benefit wounded Wisconsin soldiers or residents."
Unicorr Packing Group nets our Heroes $22,988.39!!
Unbelievable. Look at what Unicorr Packing Group in the great state of Vermont did for our heroes!22,988.39!
Led by Mike and Debi Davenport, these tremendous folks blew the lid clean off...our single most successful fund raiser in WWIA history.
Please help us thank the employees and leadership of Unicorr!! WWIA & its Heroes salute the working men and women of America!