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It was too much for families to take when the kids of wounded warriors recovering at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center found they were assigned to new schools. So, they made a special request for a change of assignment.
When the government shutdown threatened death benefits due to family of service members killed in action, a private foundation stepped in to help: Fisher House.
Ten years ago this month an important tradition started in D.C.: Free Friday-night steak dinners for war wounded from Afghanistan and Iraq.
Washington Nationals fans who stuck around Nats Park after the team's 11-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday were treated to a second game.
Throughout centuries of war, dogs have been by service members' sides, whether they're helping save lives in the battlefield or helping them heal.
Wounded warriors traveling through security lines can expect an expedited screening, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
Imagine showing up for work each day with this task: Trying to save the life of a hero. The chief of surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center talks with WTOP about the daunting duty.
A prominent leader who guided U.S. troops through parts of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is still concerned about men and women in uniform.
On a sunny Thursday afternoon, Staff Sgt. James Sides throws a mat on the white tile floor and plops down. He's about 20 minutes late to yoga, but his classmates don't seem to care. To his right, Cpl. Nathan Jakubison reaches his hands toward his left foot, making sure to avoid the metal pins sticking out of his shin. To his left, Sgt. Mike Nicholson, 23, has no legs to stretch over, but rather focuses on extending his spine.
Naval Station Norfolk is holding its first adaptive athletics camp for seriously wounded, ill and injured service members.