Georgia Warrior Alliance

Welcome to the Georgia Warrior Alliance

We ask the citizens of Georgia to commit to making our state the nation’s leader in reintegration programs and services for warriors returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. The number one need for our military is a safe environment to decompress from the stress of combat and heal with their families before reentering their communities.

Mission

To make Georgia the national Leader in programs supporting military veterans and their families.

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Previous Events

OPERATION IRONFREEDOM launches in Augusta!

On September 30, 2012, over 3,000 athletes entered the Savannah River in the hopes of completing Ironman 70.3 Augusta. Many of those athletes participating in the Ironman event did so in support of Operation IRONFREEDOM. The Ironman 70.3 Augusta fundraising campaign benefits The Scott Rigsby Foundation’s programs for the Georgia Warrior Alliance to enable warriors and their families as they transition back into their communities.

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Warrior Retreats

GWA members, The Scott Rigsby Foundation, Camp Twin Lakes (CTL) and The Roosevelt Center for Rehabilitation work together to deliver world-class Family Warrior Weekend Retreats and programs.  Warriors can Register Now!

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Featured Program

Exclusive Dinner with Jack Nicklaus: Vocational Rehab Jobs Program for Returning Military with Disabilities!

Monday, November 19, 2012 at East Lake Golf Club- An incredible event supporting our returning military with disabilities to teach job skills in landscaping; golf course management coupled with family reintegration; rehabilitation and followed by job placement.

The GWA is partnering with the UGA Turf Team, Georgia Golf Course Superintendents Association, Callaway Gardens,Georgia Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Roosevelt Institute of Rehabilitation, and Georgia Health Sciences University.

To learn about tickets or donations, please contact Amy Lance: amylance5@gmail.com or by phone (404) 550-2608.

Join Us

The GWA is a premier Community Action Team serving Georgia’s Transitioning Warriors. Through the Community Action Team approach, we will work to assist service members in transitioning to the civilian sector by facilitating improved health and wellness, education, and employment opportunities.

Join Us if you are:

  • An OEF/OIF Warrior interested in GWA programs and services
  • Seeking to volunteer
  • An organization or company Interested in becoming a GWA partner

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Calling All Job Seeking Veterans

The Governor’s Office of Workforce Development and the Georgia Department of Labor are calling all veterans, spouses and their dependents seeking employment to join in the Georgia Jobs for Veterans Career Expo on Thursday, November 8 at the Georgia World Congress Center.  The expo will begin at 10:00 am and close at 2:00 pm.

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