Wounded Warrior USA is a 501 c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the members of the United States Armed Forces injured in combat, accidental injuries and illnesses. The organization offers fishing trips and family focused outdoor activities to Active Duty Wounded Warriors and Gold Star Families. The organization strives to activate civilian support to these individuals and their families as they rehabilitate from their combat and health issues and lose of loved ones. Resources to conduct the activities of the organization are from fishing product companies, private donations, and fundraising events. To date, WW USA pays no salaries or office rent. Everyone involved is an unpaid volunteer and donates their time to ensure that donations are used for events supporting Active Duty Wounded Warriors and Gold Star Families. There are absolutely no charges for Wounded Warrior and Gold Star participation. All fishing equipment, tackle, bait, and hot lunches are provided by WWUSA at every event.
WWUSA support events have included over 500 Rehabbing Warriors over the a seven year period at private ranch’s and selected public fishing areas in the Rocky Mountain Region. Most events are personalized for the U.S. Army, Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Carson CO. WWUSA sponsors annual ice-fishing tournaments and highlight the 2018 eighth annual “Warriors Ice Fishing Tournament” in Monument Colorado. Other annual events include, Wounded Warrior Family Fishing Day, Hot Dog Days at Bass Pro Shop Denver and Colorado Springs (fund raiser), and including an annual exclusive Car Show at Bass Pro Shops – Denver and 4-Wheeler Rally at Bass Pro Shops - Colorado Springs.
Devil Dog Brew of Colorado is a sponsoring organization, as well as MKR International, Inc. WWUSA organization has continued support from the radio and television media covering its events. WWUSA secured a Colorado Parks and Wildlife Facility Fishing License (free fishing to patients) at the Fort Carson Warrior Transition Battalion, on July 3, 2011, (an annual renewable license). Warriors can fish without a fee, as before they were required to purchase a required fishing license.
Bill Miller and Dave Bryant founded the organization in August 9, 2010. Mr. Miller serves as the President and CEO and Mr. Bryant serves as Vice President Operations. Bill is a service disabled Vietnam Veteran. Dave is not a Veteran; however, he is dedicated to assisting in the rehabilitation and transition process of active duty personnel. Wounded Warrior USA has dedicated patriotic volunteers Aaron Termain Liaison Officer Veteran, and an Advisory Committee made up of a cross section of Veterans and the Colorado Community.