Wounded Warrior Project, USAF Academy partner in WWP event

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) has announced that it teamed with United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) officers to enable injured veterans to soar in gliders as part of a WWP event, the organization said.

A Marine Corps Reserve veteran said it was a once-in-a-lifetime chance to soar like an eagle in an engineless glider.

Warriors learned flying skills in the morning and flew on their own that afternoon.

WWP connects warriors with one another, their families, and communities. It serves warriors through lifesaving programs and services targeting mental and physical health, career and benefits counseling, and support for the most severely wounded.