Anthony Anderson poses for a photo just South of Denver, Colorado during a 2,700 mile trek from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Santa Monica, California.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VSO photo
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.
The Ruck Way – One Corpsman’s Fitness Regimen a Physical and Mental Exercise
The 22 Pushups Challenge Isn’t Actually Helping Anyone
The 22 Pushups Challenges isn’t the solution veterans need. Carl Forsling explains why.
Will Thomas pitching during the DCSAA State Championship at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. in June, 2015
How A Kid Spent 5 Years Raising Money For Families Of Fallen Special Operators
Will Thomas spent the last five years raising $500,000 for the families of fallen special operations forces. He’s only 17.
Swedish pilot Emelie Bonin, 31, Co-founder of AviatrixArt.
Badass Female Pilots Team Up To Take On Cancer
Fight or flight? These 13 international female pilots are doing both — by fighting cancer with an aviation-themed calendar.