The 2013 Wounded Warrior Experience will include a discussion profiling several wounded warriors who have served on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq, along with individuals who have worked to ease their transition home.

This is the fourth year for the event, which will once again be hosted by Jennifer Griffin, National Security Correspondent for Fox News. The program will be filmed for a special broadcast on the Pentagon Channel.

To attend this free event, e-mail or call 703-302-1012 ext. 227


Jennifer Griffin is the National Security Correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). She has been based at the Pentagon covering military and intelligence matters since March 2007.

A graduate of Harvard University in 1992, Griffin received a Bachelor’s degree in comparative politics. She and her husband, Greg Myre, recently wrote a book, “This Burning Land: Lessons from the Frontlines of the Transformed Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, about their time in Israel.

Griffin and her husband have two daughters and a son.

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Check out highlights from The Wounded Warrior Experience:




2013 Wounded Warriors

Yegor Bondarenko

United States Army

Wounded by an IED in 2005, returned to transition to work for U.S. Navy Air Systems Command (NAVAIR).

Corporal Garrett Jones

United States Marine Corps

Wounded by an IED, losing his left leg. Continued to serve, returning to front lines in Afghanistan.

Private Scott Meenagh

British Armed Forces

Representing the UK, wounded in Afghanistan in 2011 and a participant in the 2013 Warrior Games in the US.

Staff Sergeant Erick Millette

United States Army

Combat patrol leader in Iraq, surviving nine direct hits by IEDs, advocate for veterans overcoming PTS and TBI.

Staff Sergeant Jeremiah Workman

United States Marine Corps

Recipient of the Navy Cross. Author of Shadow of the Sword, chronicling his story in Iraq and overcoming PTS.

Sergeant First Class Michael Schlitz

United States Army

Wounded by an IED in Iraq in 2007, double-amputee suffering burns over 85% of his body, now a motivational speaker for fellow warriors.

Sergeant Terrence Pallend

United States Marine Corps

Veteran of two tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom, currently a student at the University of Southern California.

Fred Taylor

United States Marine Corps

Representing Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation & three-time Purple Heart recipient in Vietnam.

Dr. Timothy Miller

Veteran of Vietnam and chief reconstructive surgeon for Operation Mend.

Kim Ruocco

Director, Suicide Postvention Program - Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors.

COL Garland Williams

United States Army

28-year Army veteran & Associate Regional VP for the Military Division of University of Phoenix