Wounded Warrior Project

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Non-Profit Organizations Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Many non-profit organizations are providing resources, support and advocacy for veterans. Find out how these non-profits are supporting veterans in the U.S.

10/23/2014

CBS 2's Vanessa Murdock tries to help pull an Army tank on a flat bed truck on June 22, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

1,000 Pull Army Tank To Raise Money For Wounded Warriors

Several thousand people spent Sunday in Clifton raising money for wounded military veterans — while pulling a tank with their own hands.

06/22/2014

Sgt. Danny Rodriguez of the Wounded Warrior Project (credit: CBS 2)

Wounded Warrior Project Helps Injured Soldiers Adjust

The Wounded Warrior Project aims to “honor and empower” injured soldiers after their service has ended.

11/10/2013

Marine Alex Minsky lost his leg to an IED attack in Afghanistan. He is now working as a male model. (Credit CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Wounded Marine Walks The Runway As A Male Model

For Alex Minsky getting from the battlefield to the runway wasn’t easy. The Marine lost a leg when his Humvee hit an improvised explosive device during a patrol in Afghanistan in 2009.

07/01/2013

4.8.13 Kilts

‘Dressed To Kilt’ Runway Sneak Peek

The annual celebrity-studded ‘Dressed To Kilt’ charity fashion show takes place Monday evening in Midtown, and we got a sneak peek of the runway on The Couch.

04/08/2013

Brian Cashman (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Breaks Right Fibula, Dislocates Ankle While Skydiving

Despite his injury, Cashman appeared to be in good spirits. On his way to the hospital, he texted to WFAN’s Sweeny Murti: “It was awesome.”

03/04/2013

Wounded Warriors Ride - Babylon, NY - Jul 22, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Heat Won’t Hold Back Wounded Warriors On Long Island

They’re all very uncomfortable in the heat. But that did not stop hundreds of people from getting on their bicycles at Babylon town hall.

07/22/2011

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Johnny Damon throws with other position players during their spring training baseball workout at the Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Sweeny Says: Heeeere’s Johnny Damon

A little quality time with Johnny Damon is always fun. While he’ll always be remembered as a key member of the 2009 World Series Champs, he has also led a bit of an itinerant lifestyle as a baseball player.

WFAN–03/03/2011

Photo courtesy: Billy Farrell Agency

Keidel: The Real Giants

For every foolish football player who likens himself to a soldier, there are ten men who get the difference. Many of them were in the same room Monday night – blue warriors helping true warriors.

WFAN–12/15/2010