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Partner Spotlight

National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory connects service members, veterans and their families with resources and services to help support recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration. The website offers resources for a range of services including employment, family support, health, education and more. The site also provides the contact information for five different helplines, including the Veterans Crisis Line, Military Crisis Line, National Call Center for Homeless Veterans, VA Caregiver Support Line and Wounded Warrior Resource Center. For more information about how the Directory can help you, visit the How to Use This Site page.

Army Wife Network

Army Wife Network is a networking and information sharing site designed by and for Army wives.  The site provides support, articles and resource databases to empower and assist wives of active-duty service members and veterans. Army Wife Network also hosts a weekly radio show to discuss relevant topics related to military spouses and the military community. Listen to the show here.

Connected Warriors

Connected Warriors focuses on mind-body wellness and alternative coping methods for psychological resilience. Through free yoga classes for service members, veterans and military families, and meditation and relaxation techniques, participants learn ways to manage stress and cope with psychological health concerns. Use the map of locations to find a class near you.


United Service Organizations (USO)

The United Service Organizations (USO) supports warriors and their families through local, regional and national resiliency and support resources. The programs offer programs and activities such as weekend fishing retreats, employment workshops, family strengthening adventures retreats, entertainment packages to those deployed in remote areas and worldwide tours of entertainers, to help warriors stay resilient and cope with potential psychological health concerns. Subscribe to USO’s On Patrol magazine for inspirational stories and current information about support efforts for military personnel.

Higher Ground Sun Valley

The Higher Ground Sun Valley Military initiative uses outdoor recreation sports and therapies to support service members and veterans in regaining confidence, developing coping skills and reintegrating into civilian life. Register for one of HG Military’s week-long camps to join fellow warriors in outdoor therapy and one-on-one support for coping with psychological health concerns.



Horses4Heroes offers free rides and activities with horses to service members, veterans and their families to help them cope with psychological health concerns. The organization offers recreational, instructional and health and wellness programs at over 200 locations across the country to support psychological fitness. Stay up-to-date on Horses4Heroes events and activities to have some fun and stay resilient!


American Music Therapy Association

The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) supports the use of music in rehabilitation practices. AMTA encourages the use of music therapy as a coping method for service members and veterans with psychological health concerns. Through practices like drumming, singing, listening and writing, AMTA helps to improve access to music therapy across all stages of deployment for service members as well as rehabilitation services for veterans. Find a music therapist near you through AMTA today.

Military Pathways

Military Pathways provides psychological health information resources and free online screening assessments for service members, veterans and their families. The website features articles ranging in topics from general psychological health to resilience for families, as well as an interactive online video tool designed to help cope with potential psychological health concerns. Take one of Military Pathways’ assessments to learn more about coping methods for psychological health concerns.


Defense Commissary Agency

The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) provides grocery stores worldwide for service members and their families to support family readiness and resilience. DeCA also promotes healthy living by posting nutritional tips throughout their stores to help encourage healthy eating and food safety. Visit the DeCA website to find a store near you!


Honor for ALL

Honor for ALL (HFA) works to spread awareness and reduce the stigma associated with the invisible wounds of service members, veterans and their families. Through events, videos and a dedicated staff, HFA advocates for new research for treatment options for PTSD, TBI and other psychological health concerns. Stay up-to-date on what HFA is doing to support and encourage awareness of invisible wounds in the military.


The Real Warriors Campaign collaborates with a variety of not-for-profit organizations that share our mission and can help us reach out to service members, families and health care providers. Our network of partners and affiliates includes military organizations and programs, nonprofit organizations, advocacy organizations and local groups. Through communication and collaboration with these organizations, the campaign can offer the most relevant and up-to-date resources and provide partners with easy and effective outreach mechanisms.

Explore the categories below to learn more about our affiliates and partners, or see a complete list. 

To learn more about the Real Warriors Partnership Program and how to become a partner or affiliate, download the Partnership Program Informational Sheet or contact us.


Partners and affiliates are not-for-profit organizations who support the mission of the Real Warriors Campaign. The appearance of organizations does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense of the organizations, linked websites, or the information, products or services contained therein. All partnerships are informal and do not involve any financial support.  The Real Warriors Campaign reserves the right to refuse any partnership/affiliate request that is not deemed appropriate or to terminate any partner relationship at any point.

The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense of this website or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD website.

Last Reviewed: 07/12/13
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