The U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC) is a major subordinate command under the U.S. Army Medical Command. WTC provides oversight for the Warrior Care & Transition Program that is implemented at the Army’s 29 Warrior Transition Units (WTUs) where more than 10,000 wounded, ill and injured soldiers receive complex medical care for more than six months.
A cycling program for wounded warriors. Bikes, gear, and events are free for wounded warriors. They also custom-build bikes for disabled vets at no charge. They have riders who are multiple amputees and blind and do these amazing long-distance rides! Very inspirational! Riders are not limited to physical disabilities. There are many PTSD and TBI riders as well.
(Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune) Iraq War veteran Gordon Ewell, right, of Eagle Mountain, Utah, shakes hands with Col. Gregory D. Gadson, who is with the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program, as they talk during the Utah Veterans and Families Summit at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah Friday March 30, 2012.
Maj. Lisa McCranie fought a bitter battle to get help for her psychic injuries after multiple tours of the war zone and leaves the Air Force with mixed feelings. But a week at a Wounded Warrior event on Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph has left her more upbeat, saying, ‘I'm very grateful that as I'm going out now that it's on this note, that I have people around me that care and a part of this program is healing me.’
Of the many recovering service members who turn to organizations like the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program is Tech Sgt. Linn Knight, an explosive ordinance disposal technician assigned to the 502nd Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.