For many years, individuals with disabilities have been using sports as a therapeutic tool to overcome serious injury or illness and as a means of recovery.
The Road Ahead
For their commitment and service to their country, wounded warriors deserve the easiest possible transition from military to civilian life. Military OneSource provides wounded warriors with strategies to navigate the road ahead – connecting them with programs, services and other resources on their journey to recovery. Find the support you need to make the return to both work and home as smooth as possible. While Military OneSource does not provide direct health care services, it does offer information about health care resources and benefits.
The military has specialized wounded warrior programs designed to help the severely ill and injured transition back to duty or civilian life. Each service branch has its own program.
The Americans with Disabilities Act has been protecting disabled people’s civil rights for more than 25 years, making sure they have the same opportunities as everyone else to be part of everyday American life.
As a wounded warrior, you deserve the easiest possible transition from military to civilian life. A severe injury does change the way you live your life, but it does not have to change the course of your career or the quality of your home life.