Lauren Katzenberg is the co-founder and managing editor of Task & Purpose. She sits on the editorial board of War on the Rocks, a foreign policy web magazine, and is also a Defense Council member at the Truman National Security Project. Prior to launching Task & Purpose, Lauren spent two years in Afghanistan working with local filmmakers and journalists.
Recent articles from Lauren Katzenberg
Army Ranger Turned Santa Says Holding This Dying Child Is The Hardest Thing He’s Ever Done
A former Army Ranger faced the heartbreaking task of meeting a terminally ill child who wanted to see Santa before he died.
After His Brother’s Tragic Death, This Vet Pledged His Life To The Air Force
Ed Woodward shared his life story at Got Your 6's fourth annual Storytellers event in New York City.
General In Charge Of CA National Guard During Bonus Fraud Also Kept Sex Offender On The Job
Retired Brig. Gen. Louis J. Antonetti oversaw the California National Guard from 2007 to 2010, during which time there was a pattern of mismanagement and failed leadership within the ranks.
This Military Couple’s Wedding Cake Puts All Others To Shame
These newlyweds just set the bar for military-themed wedding cakes.
The Last Living 9/11 Search Dog Receives Final Salute Before Her Passing
16-year-old Bretagne was laid to rest on Monday after a long and wonderful life as a search-and-rescue dog.
Army Vet Shuts Down Palin’s Claim That Her Son’s Violent Behavior Is Due To PTSD
Army vet Nate Bethea took to Twitter Wednesday night explaining why Sarah Palin shouldn’t excuse her son’s violent behavior by alleging he has PTSD.
3 Things You Need To Nail Your VA Disability Claim
There are three elements that must be included in every VA disability claims file. Make sure you have them.
My Ongoing Personal Conflict With Serial’s Bergdahl Coverage
Serial’s reporting of Bergdahl’s survival leaves me feeling deeply conflicted because I can’t ignore how he was captured.
RECAP: Bergdahl’s Years Of Captivity Detailed In Serial, Episode 4
Here's a recap of Serial's fourth episode that explains Bowe Bergdahl's final four years of captivity.