Giving 22 for 22 on 22...Naval Hospital Bremerton Command Master Chief Randy Pruitt drops for 22 pushups for 22 veterans on April 22, 2016 to support the command's ‘22 Pushup Challenge for Veteran’s Suicide Awareness.'
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You Can Do A Lot More For Veterans Suicide Than Just ‘Raise Awareness’
Checking in on your fellow veterans, making donations to veterans’ groups, and volunteering will do a lot more than posting videos of pushups.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers honor Vietnam Veterans during a “Salute and Welcome Home” ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, held Oct. 9, 2014.
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5 Ways To Do More For Vets Than Just Say Thank You
Say “thanks for your service” by investing your time in supporting the veterans community.
U.S. Army Shooting Coach and Paralympic Gold Medalist, Roger Withrow helps button up the coat of U.S. Army National Guard Sgt. Jodie Lemons, Warrior Transition Battalion, Bethesda, Md. before the pistol shooting event at the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games June 26, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va.
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Veteran Caregivers Can Be Men, But No One Recognizes That
Hidden Heroes and other groups are doing good work. They’ll do even better when they drop the stereotypes.
Anthony Anderson poses for a photo just South of Denver, Colorado during a 2,700 mile trek from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Santa Monica, California.
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From Baghdad To Nomad: How Walking Across America Helped This Vet Recover From War
Anthony Anderson talks about how walking across the country helped him cope with the lingering moral trauma of deployment.
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Why The All-Volunteer Force Struggles More Than Draftees
It’s not that things are worse for veterans today. It’s just that more of them come from fewer and fewer segments of society.
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Retired Army General Says, ‘It’s A Sign Of Strength, Not Weakness, To Get Help’
Retired Army Maj. Gen. Mark Graham encourages vets in need to get treatment.
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Seth Meyers: Politicians Aren’t Doing Enough For Veterans
Late Night's Seth Meyers spoke with Task & Purpose about his frustration with political gamesmanship over veterans issues.
Screenshot from "Thank You For Your Service" trailer.
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This Film Shows How The Government Fails Vets On Mental Health
"Thank You For Your Service" is an important documentary for anyone wanting to understand the impact of mental health problems on our veterans.
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In Combat, There Isn’t Always A Choice Between Right And Wrong
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Wood spoke with Task & Purpose about moral injury, combat as a coming-of-age experience, and how we can begin to heal after 15 years of war.
Sgt. Brent Austin, casket team leader, Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), teaches members of the Sacramento Police Department Honor Guard how to fold a flag on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Apr. 9, 2013.
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Civilians Need To Get As Engaged In Their Communities As Veterans
When our veterans return to civilian life, their mission of service doesn’t end, but civilians need to do more to follow their lead.
U.S. Marine Cpl. Kyle Carpenter observes his portrait at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2015.
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What I Learned During My 3-Year Recovery At Walter Reed
Marine veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter reflects on the need for hope, humility, and thankfulness.
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5 Haunting Portraits Of Post-9/11 Vets
This photo project by an Army vet reveals the complexity, compassion, and bravery of our most recent generation of veterans.
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Veteran-Owned Businesses Can And Should Be A Force For Good
Here are four reasons why veteran-owned businesses should think about joining the B Corp movement.
Gerardo and his entire Marine Reconasaince platoon take a break from training for a group photo before deploying to Iraq. Photo courtesy of Gerardo Mena.
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Losing Your Sense Of Self One Suicide At A Time
Iraq War veteran Gerardo Mena reunites with his Marine brethren to remember another brother lost to suicide.
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Charity Puts Veterans On The Street To Ask For Money
While some money the charity collects goes to veteran grants, most of the millions pay for its veteran’s work program, which puts veterans on the streets to collect money.