Referral to Wounded Warrior Regiment
If a Marine cannot remain with their parent unit, a request for assignment to a Wounded Warrior Regiment element can be initiated by the parent command, medical officer, Wounded Warrior Regiment detachment Officer-in-Charge, or the Wounded Warrior Regiment operations section (contact firstname.lastname@example.org). To review WWR assignment criteria, please visit our leaders and staff page.
Instructions to Referral Authorities
There are three steps to complete to assist wounded, ill, and injured personnel for referral in transitioning to the Wounded Warrior Regiment.
Step One - Referral Package
To complete the referral information, please complete the Unit Command Endorsement and the WWR Referral Package.
Step Two - Medical Information
To complete the medical information portion of the referral package, please complete the Medical Questionnaire and the Authorization for Disclosure of Medical and Dental Information (DDF2870).
Remember, when including PII or medical information ensure encryption of email to safeguard of privacy act and HIPAA. Also, be sure to include the Authorization for Disclosure of Medical and Dental Information in your referral package.
Step Three - Submission
Once Step One and Two are complete, please e-mail your completed package to your respective area of responsibility - Wounded Warrior Battalion-West (WWBNW_REFERRALS@USMC.MIL) or Wounded Warrior Battalion-East (WWBN_EAST_S3@USMC.MIL).
The Warrior Battalion West (WWBn-W) area of responsibility is generally west of the Mississippi River to Okinawa, Japan, Guam, and Hawaii. The Wounded Warrior Battalion West (WWBn-E) area of responsibility is generally all areas east of the Mississippi River as well as detachments at San Antonio Military Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas and Landstuhl, Germany.
Step Four (If applicable) - Reconsideration
Appeals to a disapproved Wounded Warrior Battalion-East/West Referral request can be submitted to the Commanding Officer, Wounded Warrior Regiment for reconsideration. To start the process, please download the template and send all reconsideration packages to our SMB WWR Ops Center (SMBWWROpsCenter.email@example.com).
Appeals must be received within 45 days of a disapproval notification letter from Wounded Warrior Battalion-East/West and signed by the Battalion/Squadron level commander.