Mission Statement

Wounded War Heroes was founded to show our appreciation to the men and women who have been wounded while in combat, by providing them therapeutic outdoor experiences upon their return home from fighting for our country. Our sole purpose is to show these veterans that they have not been forgotten for their courageous service to our country.

Sponsorship

If you are interested in giving any kind of a donation to the Wounded War Heroes Foundation simply click donate.








Board Members

Executive Board:

Chairman:
Mike Chesne                                  mike@woundedwarheroes.org
Vice Chairman:
Cootz Foret                                    cootz@woundedwarheroes.org
Secretary:
Dennis LaBorde (Attorney)   dennis@woundedwarheroes.org
Treasurer:
Emeric Watson                            emeric@woundedwarheroes.org
Memebers:
Scott Robichaux                          scott@woundedwarheroes.org
Todd Robichaux                          todd@woundedwarheroes.org
Lucky Rogers                                lucky@woundedwarheroes.org

Advisory Board:

Dickie Robichaux
Kevin Samrow
Mike Watson
Ray Smith
Ryan LeBlanc
Terry Ronquillo
Tim Achee
Travis McAdams

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Wounded War Heroes added 19 new photos to the album: 2016 PRT Wounded War Heroes 2nd Annual Fishing Tournament.Saturday, May 21st, 2016 at 2:56am

Professional Rental Tools aka PRT
Tiger Tanks
Automated Production

Teamed up to sponsor a awesome weekend for 18 of our WWH alumni.

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Wounded War Heroes shared their event.Friday, May 13th, 2016 at 4:33am

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Wounded War HeroesTuesday, May 10th, 2016 at 4:09am

19 veterans took part in the 6th Annual Wounded War Heroes Bass Tournament April 26-29, 2016 held at the Wildwood Resort in Zwolle, LA.

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Wounded War HeroesTuesday, May 10th, 2016 at 4:04am

The Perch Jerk sponsored by Robichaux Lumber took place in April. Michael Edds and his son represented WWH.

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Wounded War Heroes shared their post.Friday, April 1st, 2016 at 5:20am

Don’t forget your Jambalaya Dinners!

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The Beginning

Wounded War Heroes all started when Michael Savoie, A Medically Retired Wounded War Hero USMC, met Emeric Watson (Founder of WWH’s) at a hunting event in Pachuta, MS. Late one night around a camp fire Michael heard stories about some of the Watson’s fishing adventures and asked Emeric what it would cost to take around 20 military men and women down to south Louisiana for a weekend of fishing. Emeric’s wheels immediately started to spin and can recall having trouble sleeping that night because of all the ideas running through his head. Emeric spoke with his father and brother-in-law the following day and decided they would ask some family and friends to make donations to help defray the cost of a trip. Much to their surprise they received an overwhelming response and received commitments for donations and services.

Within a couple of days they set a date for the first WWH’s Fishing Rodeo which was dictated by the weekends that remained available at the Delta Marina, whereby default left them with the task of pulling off the event within 17 days. The inaugural WWH’s rodeo went off without a hitch due to hard work and dedication from many friends and family members. To date WWH’s has grown from one large fishing rodeo annually to 16 different hunting and fishing events sponsored mostly by oilfield related service companies. A passion for the outdoors and the desire to give something back to these courageous men and women whom have sacrificed so much for our country and sustained life-altering wounds in the fight for freedom is the premise behind Wounded War Heroes. Our military men and women put their lives on the line so we can wake up every morning and go about our day, enjoying freedom in ways big and small.

WWH’s has become a wonderful small organization with valuable resources and assistance dedicated to enhancing life after battle for our wounded vets. The staff involved in ensuring a successful and enjoyable experience for each event is strictly voluntary and no salaries are paid to any of WWH’s board members, and it has proven to be second to none.