Wounded Warrior Project

New intensive-treatment program helps veterans get back to a healthy, active lifestyle

By uclahealth • November 10, 2021

This summer, UCLA Operation Mend took another step toward removing barriers to care for warriors by giving their children the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles together with their families. Children of patients participating in the intensive treatment program this past July were enrolled in the UCLA Recreation Summer Camp [...]

By uclahealth • August 27, 2019

Clare Suomi and her family volunteered to become an Operation Mend Buddy Family back in 2009. In 2016, after lovingly caring for five warriors and their families, Clare happened upon a job opening for a Buddy Program Coordinator and knew it was perfect for her. Clare, who quickly earned [...]

By uclahealth • February 7, 2019

“I left the Operation Mend program in a much better place mentally and spiritually. You really do feel better when you come out of it,” says U.S. Marine John Kob, who went through UCLA Operation Mend’s intensive outpatient treatment program for PTSD and TBI, offered in partnership with the [...]

By uclahealth • January 31, 2019

The quilt was presented to the UCLA Health Operation Mend program A kindergarten class [...]

By Amy Albin • May 29, 2018

Cities around the nation will hold Veterans Day parades on Nov. 11 to honor U.S. military veterans. The biggest parade of all will [...]

By Amy Albin • November 8, 2017

When supporting a nonprofit organization, some people write checks and others volunteer their [...]

By Amy Albin • May 9, 2017