UCLA Health Operation Mend

Healing the wounds of war.

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Healing the Wounds of War

Operation Mend heals our nation's post 9/11 military, veterans, and family members by providing innovative, comprehensive, world-class, care for the physical and psychological wounds of war.

Support Operation Mend

All funding for the care of our wounded warriors and their families comes from the support of grateful Americans.

Operation Mend Parade


Volunteers offer the critical support patients need when at UCLA and throughout their healing journeys.

15th Anniversary Backyard Bash
Sunday, October 2, 2022
Los Angeles, CA


The 2022 Red, White & Denim Backyard Bash celebrated 15 years of caring for wounded warriors and their families

Red, White & Denim - 15th Anniversary Backyard Bash

Healing the Wounds of War

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Operation Mend provides advanced surgical and medical treatment for post-9/11-era warriors injured during combat operations or while training for service, as well as comprehensive psychological healthcare and social support for both wounded warriors and their family members.

A Member of Warrior Care Network

Operation Mend provides an innovative intensive treatment program for service members suffering from mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Meet Our Wounded Warriors