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We’re Hiring!

We currently are looking to hire two positions, an Administrative Assistant (.75 FTE or 1.0 FTE) and a Controller (.5 FTE or .75 FTE). Please click the links below for job descriptions. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to...

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Volunteer Profile: Marie and Trey Gacke

Volunteer Profile: Marie and Trey Gacke

At Warriors and Quiet Waters (WQW), we're so fortunate to share Montana's beauty and blue ribbon waters with combat veterans from across the country on every Fishing Experience (FX). We remain grateful for WQW's dedicated volunteers who make it possible for warriors...

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Simms Celebrates Veterans This November

This November, Simms is once again honoring our nation’s veterans by donating proceeds from sales of a special edition Made-in-USA wader to Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation. Read more in this recent blog post by The Venturing Angler, the original fly fishing...

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WQW Alumni Discover Renewed Sense of Purpose as Fishing Guides

Earlier this year, WQW shared a blog post written by alumnus Kyle Shackelford. Staff Sergeant Shackelford (USMC Ret) sustained brain and spinal injuries in Afghanistan. He was struggling with his career ending and living with his injuries. Kyle said he found a renewed...

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PRESS RELEASE: Big Vision for Combat Veterans Becomes Reality

Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation Celebrates Successful Completion of $7.5 Million ‘Home for Healing’ Capital Campaign After Receiving Major Gift  (Bozeman, MT.) Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation is celebrating the official close of the independent, nonprofit’s...

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State’s waters and lands helping heal veterans

Montana is an amazing place for Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation’s (WQW) work. If it weren’t for the scenic Big Sky and the rivers that run through it, hundreds of combat veterans would not have experienced the countless, therapeutic benefits provided by outdoor...

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The Wader Makers

https://youtu.be/s3D8cg1swhk   WQW is honored to have partnered with this incredible company since our inception. Watch this motivating short film to learn how Simms makes their "Made in the USA" product, and if you are interested in owning a pair of special WQW...

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The Journey Home Live Auction “Sneak Peek”

PREVIEW LIVE AUCTION ITEMS FOR THIS SOLD OUT EVENT Simply click on the image below to view the Live Auction Gallery If you have not registered for this sold out event but you would like to place a ghost bid on a live auction package, please contact Emily Wallace by...

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Bandon Dunes Golf Resort Raffle

A raffle to support the mission of Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation   Win 5 nights lodging and 4 days of foursome play at Oregon's Experience true links courses, pristine native dunes and expansive ocean views Bandon Dunes - Pacific Dunes - Bandon Trails -...

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A Legacy Paying it Forward

WQW has received an especially meaningful grant from Dog Tag Brewing Foundation in memory of Sgt. Andrew J. Baddick, US Army. "A.J." was from Pennsylvania and like his father, Joe, served in the 82nd Airborne Division. While serving in Iraq in 2003, A.J. sacrificed...

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Volney Steele: Uncommon Valor, a Memorial

Volney?  I wish I could call you one last time and say to you:  “Is this the party to whom I’m speaking?”  And we would laugh with each other at the absurdity.  Words matter.  As a competent Doctor, historian, and published biographer and author, Volney Steele knew...

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Help Make Our House, A Home

We're just two weeks away from opening our Home for Healing to six warrior alumni and their spouses for the first Couple's event of the year! While some contractors are installing drywall and wheelchair accessible sinks, others are wrapping up a fresh coat of paint to...

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Family gift honors SFC Wanda L. Fleming and SFC John Fleming

With the first FX of the year just 9 weeks away, Warriors and Quiet Waters staff and volunteers are busily preparing!  Each day progress is being made as contractors complete ADA-compatible renovations and property improvements at Quiet Waters Ranch. For the first...

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WQW Remains Strong, Accountable and Effective

Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation (WQW) is committed to transparency and accountability to the public, our donors and most importantly, the warriors we serve. In 2007, WQW was founded in Bozeman, MT to bring hope, camaraderie, trust and serenity to post-9/11...

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2015 Semper Fly Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who gathered together in the scenic Madison Valley for the second annual "Semper Fly" fundraiser! This extraordinary fishing event kicked-off on Friday evening, June 19 with a casual reception at the exclusive Elk Meadows Ranch. Enthusiastic...

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NEW WQW PROMO VIDEO

Thanks to Eli Weiner for helping us capture the fun and camaraderie that warriors experience during one of WQW's week-long Fishing Experiences (FX).  After watching this 3-minute video, please consider sharing it with any combat-injured veterans or service members of...

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2014 “The Journey Home” Golf Tournament

WQW's third The Journey Home Golf Tournament was held at the Riverside Country Club in Bozeman on July 24 & 25, 2014, and featured World Golf Hall of Famer and two time Majors Champion, Johnny Miller, as the keynote speaker. The event was a great success thanks to...

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