Wounded Warrior Program

Taking care of wounded Warriors is an important part of the Army's mission. The Army Wounded Warrior (AW2) Program is the official Army program that serves severely wounded, ill, and injured Soldiers, veterans and their families. Letterkenny Army Depot contains vast acres of hunting grounds and has specifically designed opportunities for Wounded Warrior Soldiers from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) to participate in hunts at the Depot. Two hunting dates were held for six Wounded Warrior Soldiers and their escorts from WRNMMC. They successfully harvested two antlered deer, including an 8-point buck, as well as an antlerless deer.  Since 2007 LEAD has hosted 16 hunts for 43 AW2 Soldiers, veterans and their families harvesting a total of 48 deer.

Photo of participant in the wounded Warrior Program Group of hunters that participated in the 2012 deer hunt

In the spring, Letterkenny hosts a two-day AW2 gobbler hunt providing Soldiers with the resources to equip them with the opportunity to harvest turkeys. Volunteers from the Natural Resources Program assist by escorting the Soldiers throughout their hunt and provide turkey-calling expertise. During the 2012 Spring Gobbler Hunt, a Soldier from the Warrior Transition Brigade at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) along with one cadre escort each harvested 20-pound gobblers with 9-inch beards. Since 2008 LEAD has held nine hunts for 24 Soldiers from WRNMMC harvesting nine turkeys.

photo of hunters that participated in the turkey hunt

If you wish to participate in the Wounded Warrior program here at Letterkeny Army Depot you can go to http://wtc.army.mil/aw2/index.html (E) for more information.



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Mission Statement

Letterkenny Army Depot develops and delivers materiel readiness for Air Defense forces of the United States and its international partners and builds combat power for combined and joint route clearance operations worldwide.

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Letterkenny Army Depot is a data-driven, metrics-based organization that consistently delivers Best Value to its partners through an organizational culture that prizes quality, continuous improvement and innovation.

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Our mission at Letterkenny Army Depot is to provide outstanding safety and health protection to our soldiers, employees, contractors and visitors through solid management systems and employee involvement. We are committed to attaining a world class occupational safety and health management system, and firmly believe in the objectives and philosophy of the Voluntary Protection Program. We continually strive to reduce workplace injuries and illnesses and to protect our valued employees, their families and our communities

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