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Getting 'back to the person I used to be'

Getting 'back to the person I used to be'

06/22/14 12:23PM

(Part 4 of 4) Participants in the Wounded Warrior TRACK program describe why the program and fellow former servicemembers helped them finally transition back into the civilian world. Taking the Hill airs Sunday, June 22nd at 1 p.m. watch

Moving into the classroom, work environment

Moving into the classroom, work environment

06/21/14 03:22PM

(Part 3 of 4) As he struggled to get used to life on his own time after the military, John Usener, U.S. Army, retired, grew to rely on his relationship with Michelle. She helped him research the Wounded Warrior Project's TRACK program. Taking the Hill... watch

Coming to terms with retirement

Coming to terms with military retirement

06/20/14 04:27PM

(Part 2 of 4) John Usener, U.S. Army, retired, said that the more he asked to return to deployment, the more things were found wrong with him. Upon retirement, he said, “it feels like your identity is stripped.” Taking the Hill airs Sunday, June 22nd... watch

Healing by coming home to water and trees

Healing by coming home to water and trees

05/25/14 11:06AM

(Part 4 of 4) When Nico Gil and other veterans went fishing, they wanted to help each other catch fish to enrich the whole experience. Gil ended up moving away from the city, closer to his passion. Taking the Hill airs Sunday, May 25th at 1 p.m. watch

'Everybody expects a hero to come back’

'Everybody expects a hero to come back’

05/23/14 07:53PM

(Part 2 of 4) When Nico Gil returned to New York City, he felt overwhelmed by the commotion and wished for peaceful sleep. A new relationship helped pull him away from depression. Taking the Hill airs Sunday, May 25th at 1 p.m. watch

McChrystal answers 'soft power' question

McChrystal answers 'soft power' question

05/20/14 01:42PM

Patrick Murphy attended the Truman National Security Project Conference in Washington D.C., which helps develop the next generation of leaders in national security policy. Gen. Stanley McChrystal gave a talk about the Franklin Project, which pushes for... watch

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MSNBC contributor Patrick Murphy will host a one-hour discussion about veterans issues live from the National September 11 Memorial in lower Manhattan on Sunday, Nov. 10 at noon ET. Murphy, a former Congressman (D-PA) and Iraq War veteran, will look at issues affecting the veteran community. MSNBC will also premiere “Wounded: The Battle Back Home” – a documentary produced by Wounded Warrior Project. This will be the first of twelve documentaries produced by Wounded Warrior Project to air on... read more

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