Navy Wounded Warrior

Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) is the Navy's sole organization
for coordinating the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured
Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, and providing resources and support to their
families and caregivers. Through proactive leadership, the program provides
individually-tailored assistance designed to optimize the success of the
wounded warriors' recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration activities.

NWW helps Sailors and Coast Guardsmen return to duty, and, when that's not
possible, the program works collaboratively with federal agencies and state
and local organizations to ease wounded warriors back into their

How does NWW operate?
Regional NWW non-medical care management teams work with wounded warriors
and their families to identify their goals and develop plans to achieve
them. The teams are led by a regional director, and recovery care
coordinators oversee the development and execution of wounded warriors'
Comprehensive Recovery Plans (CRPs). Non-medical care managers anticipate
enrollees' daily non-medical needs and resolve any issues that surface
during the recovery process.

NWW headquarters, which is based in Washington, D.C., is divided into four
components: Policy and Enrollment; Quality Assurance; Program Support; and
Pay and Entitlements.

What is a CRP?
A CRP is an individualized plan developed by the non-medical care management
team, the service member, and his or her family or caregiver, which
identifies and prioritizes their goals. The CRP is a tool that helps service
members remain on course throughout recovery, rehabilitation and

How do Sailors and Coast Guardsmen enroll in NWW?
Sailors and Coast Guardsmen may self-refer to the program or be referred by
family, command leadership or medical providers.

Who is eligible for enrollment?
NWW enrollment is available to seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors
and Coast Guardsmen, including:
OIF/OEF/OND casualties
Shipboard and training accidents
Liberty accidents
Serious medical and psychological conditions (e.g, cancer, PTS)

What is non-medical care management?
Regional NWW non-medical care management teams tailor support to each
enrolled service member's needs.
Support includes assistance with:
Comprehensive Recovery Plan
Adaptive sports and reconditioning
Pay and personnel issues
Invitational Travel Orders
Lodging and housing adaptation
Child and youth care
Transportation needs
Education benefits and training and employment opportunities Commissary and
Exchange access Respite care TBI/PTS support services Transition assistance
and much more