Adam Linehan is a senior staff writer for Task & Purpose. Between 2006-2012, he served as a combat medic in the U.S. Army, and is a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. Prior to joining the T&P team, Adam was a staff editor at Maxim.
Recent articles from Adam Linehan
This School Teaches Millennials How To Be Adults And Society Is Doomed
A new school in Portland, Maine is teaching millennials how to grow up, because we’re all ****ed.
Aaron Paul Set To Play Whiskey Guru Jack Daniel In Upcoming TV Show
Jack Daniel lived a crazy life and got the whole world drunk in the process. Now his story is coming to the silver screen.
MMA Fighter Knocked Out While Taunting Opponent With Cool Dance Moves
A British fighter got footloose in the Octagon. Then he got a foot to the face.
Hero Pet Squirrel Savages Burglar To Defend Owner’s Gun Collection
We’re all familiar with attack dogs. Joey is an attack squirrel.
Conventional US Ground Troops May Be Destined For The War In Syria
The Pentagon has a plan to accelerate the fight against ISIS: deploy conventional ground troops to Syria.
Kim Jong Un’s Half Brother Was Just Taken Out With Poison By 2 Female Assassins
Kim Jong Nam was killed in a brazen attack at an airport in Malaysia. Officials believe his half-brother ordered the assassination.
Gear & Tech
Will The New Air Force One Be A B-21 Stealth Bomber?
In response to Trump’s call to “cancel” the Air Force One replacement, a panel of experts has proposed two distinctly different alternatives.
Green Beret Awarded Silver Star For Actions During Recent Battle In Afghanistan
Sgt. 1st Class Brian Seidl earned the nation’s third highest award for valor during the Battle of Boz Qandahari.
A Rip-It Faucet And 4 Other Things The Military Should Add To Its Budget
Pentagon officials want to increase the defense budget by a cool $30 billion. I’m just a guy who spent several years in the Army, but I know exactly how they should spend it.
A Silver Star-Recipient Talks About Returning To The Middle East To Write About War
The acclaimed author of “Green on Blue” spoke with Task & Purpose about his new novel, the Syrian refugee crisis, and what draws people back to war.
Someone Just Paid $100,000 For A Cheeto That Looks Like Harambe (RIP)
Turns out there’s a huge market for cheese-flavored, puffed cornmeal snacks that resemble the late, great gorilla (may he rest in peace).
A Vets Group Just Released An Ad Calling Out Trump, But There’s One Problem With It
VoteVets, a veterans political action committee, has a strong (and misleading) message for the new president.
After Viral Meme, Can Black Rifle Coffee Company Really Hire 10,000 Veterans?
Evan Hafer, founder of Black Rifle Coffee Company, talks to Task & Purpose about Starbucks’ pledge to hire 10,000 refugees andd why he’s vowed to hire 10,000 veterans.
Who’s Actually Listening To Sarah Silverman’s Call For A Coup?
Maybe Sarah Silverman is calling for a coup. Or maybe the media is just giving her too much credit.
UNSUNG HEROES: The Platoon Sergeant Who Repelled Dozens Of Iraqi Troops With A .50 Cal
In 2003, Sgt. 1st Class Paul Smith almost single handedly prevented Baghdad International Airport from being overrun.
Al Qaeda Was Ready And Waiting For The SEALs On Trump’s First Raid
More details of the SEAL Team 6 raid in Yemen emerge, complicating the picture.
Trump Visits Dover To Receive Remains Of First Commando Killed Under His Watch
Today, President Donald Trump and his daughter, Ivanka, suddenly departed the White House en route to Dover. Their destination was initially "off the record."
Police Department Helps Dying Teenager Fulfill Wish Of Shooting People With A Taser
16-year-old Alyssa Elkins has less than six months to live and her friends and family are determined to help her enjoy it. Even if it hurts.