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WWIA Testimonials

What a great get together this was. Thank you guys for the great hunt and camaraderie. The food was fantastic. It means a lot to me to meet the other veterans and have a good time hunting and talking. I’ve ne...

Doug Thompson


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WWIA Associates

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Eric Engquist

Eric Engquist served our country in the Army as an Infantry Officer, assigned to units both within the U.S. and overseas, including deployments to Kosovo and Iraq. He is...

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Wounded Warriors in Action

Established in 2007, the Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Apollo Beach Florida. The WWIA is dedicated to serving our nation's combat wounded, Purple Heart recipients, by providing world-class outdoor sporting activities.

Our Mission

The Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation Inc. (WWIA) serves our Nationís combat wounded Purple Heart recipients by providing world-class outdoor sporting activities as a means to recognize and honor their sacrifice, encourage independence and connections with communities, and promote healing and wellness through camaraderie and a shared passion for the outdoors.

Our Situation

The country has been at war, now, for over ten years.

As of 1 April 2014, the combined total of post 9-11 Wounded in Action (WIA) was 51,932. See U.S. Casualty Report

These men and women are our Nationís most treasured asset. Hunting and fishing provide excellent opportunities to assist our wounded veterans in recovering Ė mentally, physically, and spiritually from their war experiences.

The WWIA Goals

  • Increase Self-Reliance
  • Bolster Self-Confidence
  • Enjoy the Great Outdoors
  • Promote Spiritual Healing and Wellness
  • Instill a Sense of Belonging

Wounded Warriors in Action and their search for the New Normal

Keni Thomas - Keni Thomas

Our country has been at war on two fronts for 13 years. Think about that.  Where were you on 9-11?  How has your life changed since then?  13 years. Three times longer than WWII, ...

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Missouri-Kansas Chapter of WWIA

Missouri-Kansas Chapter of WWIA Joe Knorr(right) gave COO Dixon Gunther(left) a check for $22,000 from the fundraising efforts of the Missouri-Kansas Chapter of WWIA. This money was raised in support of their November Hunting Event and Fundraiser Dinner. Way to go Joe!

2nd Annual Salmon Barbecue Fundraiser

2nd Annual Salmon Barbecue The Wounded Warriors in Action 2nd Annual Salmon Barbecue was a huge success! We raised a total of $8,000.00 for this fantastic charity! Thank you so much to everyone who donated. These donations will make it possible to keep holding events and giving thanks to our Purple Heart Combat Veterans! (pictured) Tosha with NW Farm Credit Services giving WWIA a $500.00 donation. Thank you so much!!

St. Croix Casino Danbury Fundraiser Nets over $9000!

"This is the largest check Wounded Warriors in Action has received from anyone in the state," said Matt Tennessen of WWIA on Saturday, June 22. "These funds will be used to benefit wounded Wisconsin soldiers or residents."

Unicorr Packing Group nets our Heroes $22,988.39!!

Unicorr Packing Group

Unbelievable. Look at what Unicorr Packing Group in the great state of Vermont did for our heroes!

22,988.39!

Led by Mike and Debi Davenport, these tremendous folks blew the lid clean off...our single most successful fund raiser in WWIA history.

Please help us thank the employees and leadership of Unicorr!! WWIA & its Heroes salute the working men and women of America!





WWIA Videos

WWIA Events

Camp Hackett (Group A)

October 23, 2014 - October 27, 2014

Finger Lakes Ducks & Bucks

November 06, 2014 - November 09, 2014

South Dakota Pheasant Hunt

November 07, 2014 - November 10, 2014

2014 MS Cast and Blast

November 07, 2014 - November 10, 2014

5th Annual WWIA MO-KAN Ducks N' Bucks

November 20, 2014 - November 24, 2014

2014 TN Whitetail Deer Hunt

November 20, 2014 - November 24, 2014


St. Croix Rods Rapid River Knifeworks