The US Navy Is in Trouble, But Building More Ships Won’t Save It
Have sailors lost themselves in an ethical Bermuda Triangle?
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.
What Air Force Combat Controllers Go Through To Earn Their Titles
Air Force combat controllers undergo two years of training to become the most highly trained entry-level special operators in the world.
Jesse Iwuji Leads A Double Life As A Naval Officer And A NASCAR Driver
Jesse Iwuji is a naval surface warfare officer during the week, but his weekend job is even cooler.
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.
10th Mountain Division’s Colorado Birthplace May Get Federal Protection
The division was formed and trained at Camp Hale from 1942-1945. It currently resides at Fort Drum.
This Is What Marines Really Think Of Their Corpsmen
Marines definitely have a soft spot for their corpsmen.
UNSUNG HEROES: This Navy SEAL Medic Saved Men In 2 Ambushes On The Same Day
Lt. Mark Donald risked his life to treat Afghan and American soldiers in an ambush. He then ran to another ambush nearby to rescue more men.
Meet The Marine Veteran Whose Heartfelt Plea To Flag-Burners Just Went Viral
Confronted with images of flag-burning protesters, a former combat engineer speaks from the heart, and the internet responds.
Veterans Talk About Why They Joined The Women’s March In DC
Task & Purpose interviewed veterans who attended The Women’s March on Washington to find out why they sympathize with the movement’s message.
How Female Officers Forced The Navy To Back Down On Uniform Changes
The bucket cover and other items have been saved by an act of Congress, and the Navy won’t easily be able to force future changes.
How Veterans Set The Precedent For America’s Greatest Protests
The GI Bill as we know it today got its humble beginning in a 43,000-strong veteran protest that became the first major successful march on Washington, D.C.
A Veteran’s Complicated Reaction To Chelsea Manning’s Freedom
President Barack Obama’s decision to commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning elicits strong reactions from veterans.
The 4th Infantry’s 100 Years Of Warfare Is A History Worth Reading
“To War With The 4th” tells the story of the 4th Infantry Division’s first century of war.