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UPDATE: PERSPECTIVE ON THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT

Latest Updates Background: In February 2016 TPI issued a disqualification announcement regarding The Wounded Warrior Project based on four consecutive years of WWP’s failed and declining performance evaluation scores. Accordingly, WWP was barred from accreditation by...

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Today we celebrate the United States Army Birthday

Latest Updates Today (June 14th) commemorates an important day in our nation’s history in which our unwavering military presence began. The United States Army was founded as the Continental Army on June 14, 1775, in order to defend against the British and unite the...

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Those With Multiple Tours of War Overseas Struggle at Home

Latest Updates ORT WORTH, Tex. — The dinner crowd was sparse for a downtown steakhouse, a handful of families and couples lost in conversations. Ryan Lundeby, 32, an Army Ranger with five deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, took in the scene from his table, seemingly...

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VA study on whether dogs can heal vets with PTSD has critics

Latest Updates FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Army veteran Joe Aguirre opens a restaurant door, then steps aside to let his golden retriever take point. "Clear," Aguirre commands, and 3-year-old Munger pivots right, left, then right again, sweeping the room for potential...

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The Patriots Initiative speaks with Fox 5 News

Latest Updates Reporter: Robert Burns “It’s going to take [the Wounded Warrior Project] a while... to regain the public’s trust and confidence, but it is important that they do,” stated Greg Hillgren, TPI’s chairman to Fox 5 News reporter Robert Burns. In this...

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Wounded Warrior charity downgraded

Latest Updates A San Diego nonprofit that evaluates military charities and recommends them for support is criticizing spending practices at the Wounded Warrior Project. The Patriots Initiative, which relies on both qualitative and quantitative research to judge the...

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Wounded Warrior charity downgraded

Latest Updates By Jeff McDonald of the San Diego Union Tribune The Wounded Warrior Project charity has been under much speculation due to their spending habits and usage of charitable donations. Since ABC news broke the story in late January, The Patriots Initiative...

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Top Military Watchdog Rebukes “Wounded Warrior Project”

Latest Updates The Patriots Initiative Disqualifies Military Charity from Donor List Media Contact:Eric Beach(949) 300-3342ebeach@frontlinestrat.com San Diego, California - February 19, 2016 - Amid new allegations of misuse of funds, The Patriots Initiative has...

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The Patriots Initiative Launches Across The Nation

Latest Updates Military Nonprofit Begins National Awareness Campaign Expanding its One-of-a-Kind Services to All 50 States San Diego, Calif.- July 4, 2015 - The Patriots Initiative (TPI), the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit of its kind to develop a proprietary process for...

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Financial Planning Steps for Young Vets

Blog Image courtesy of Unsplash Exiting the military and returning to life as a civilian is not without some challenges. If you are a younger veteran, however, one of the most stressful obstacles to getting settled as a civilian is figuring out your finances. To help...

Starting a New Business: Resources and Strategies for Veterans

Blog Image courtesy of Pexels For many veterans, success after the military means starting their own business. Doing so can provide a sense of freedom and accomplishment. If you are considering this path for yourself, The Patriots Initiative is pleased to offer these...

New Year, New Beginnings

Blog The Patriots Initiative sends warm wishes to all for a great year ahead! With every new year comes a chance for new beginnings. At TPI, we strive to make every year a great year for our active duty military, veterans, and their families. TPI achieves this goal...

Making a List, and Checking It Twice

Blog It’s the season of giving! While you make lists, and check them twice, don’t forget to add some holiday cheer to someone else’s life. Not everyone can be home for the holidays, and many are missing loved ones who are out defending our freedom. The Patriots...

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