The Wounded Warrior Experience features inspiring stories of sacrifice and recovery from wounded veterans and service members. Hosted by Jennifer Griffin, National Security Correspondent of Fox News Channel, the program touches on issues faced by wounded warriors, the resources available to them, and their successes in moving forward in their lives.

The program, now in its nineth year, highlights the importance of aiding America’s heroes during their transition from military to civilian life.

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

Tune in to Watch

Tune in Veterans Day weekend to watch the Wounded Warrior Experience on Fox Business, Sunday, November 11 from 3-4 PM.


Jennifer_GriffinJennifer Griffin serves as National Security Correspondent for Fox News and is based out of the Washington D.C. bureau. She joined Fox in October 1999 as a Jerusalem-based correspondent. A graduate of Harvard University in 1992, Griffin received a B.A. in comparative politics. She is also the co-author of the book, “This Burning Land: Lessons from the Frontlines of the Transformed Israeli-Palestinian Conflict,” which she wrote with her husband Greg Myre regarding their experience in Israel.




2018 Wounded Warrior Experience Panelists

Staff Sergeant Robert Bartlett

U.S. Army scout sniper, wounded by an Iranian-designed Explosively Formed Penetrator (EFP) while serving in Iraq, 2005.

Specialist Dillon Cannon & Patti Cannon

Serving with the 571st Military Police Company in Iraq, SPC Cannon was paralyzed by a sniper bullet; today, his mother Patti serves as his primary Caregiver.

HM2 Joshua Chiarini

U.S. Navy Corpsman awarded the Silver Star and wounded in action saving Marines on combat patrol in Iraq, 2006.

Staff Sergeant Alex Jauregui & Isa Jauregui

A combat Soldier with the 2-508th PIR in Afghanistan, SSG Jauregui was severely wounded by an IED; today, his wife Mrs. Isa Jauregui serves as primary Caregiver for Alex & their three children.

Jim Martinson

Veteran of Vietnam who lost both legs to a landmine, has since become an avid skier, snowboarder, and golfer; representing Military Order of the Purple Heart.

Sergeant Juan Perez

Wounded by an IED in Iraq in 2005, causing severe head trauma and TBI, has recovered to serve as Assistant Director and Senior Team Lead of The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes ‘Heroes Thanking Heroes Program.’

Captain Leslie Nicole Smith

U.S. Army officer with 11 years of service and two tours in Bosnia, having been assigned to the Nuclear Biological Chemical Corps as a Public Affairs Officer, was diagnosed with a blood infection likely due to exposure to a chemical agent or toxin, resulting in the loss of her left leg and leaving her legally blind.

Staff Sergeant J.D. Williams

U.S. Army veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, serving with 1-502nd Mohawk Infantry Scouts when wounded by an IED, severely damaging his left arm, and costing him his right arm and both legs. Now an ESPN radio host, and founder of Mohawk Outdoors, an organization supporting wounded warriors in outdoor pursuits.