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.
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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.
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.
Morgan Luttrell coaches a group of people through pushups for the Boots Campaign,  a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans.
Marcus Luttrell Has A Twin Brother And He’s A Neuroscientist
And he was a Navy SEAL who deployed nine times to Iraq and Afghanistan over 10 years.
A view of the San Diego-Coronado Bridge from the bay in San Diego, California.
How 2 Strangers — A Sailor And A Nurse — Teamed Up To Stop A Bridge Suicide
It took a social media forum to reunite them hours later.
Marines assigned to Maritime Raid Force, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct a fast rope training exercise during a deployment on the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD-1) July 5, 2016.
What’s Really Going On With Veteran Employment?
Veteran unemployment is on the decline, but it’s still difficult to know how veterans are doing in the economy long term.
Soldiers from Delta Company, 2-108th Infantry Battalion, 27th Brigade, conduct a partnered-Afghan National Security Force security patrol at dusk.
How To Talk To Your Doctor About PTSD
Talking to your doctor about your mental health can be stressful, but here are some tips to make it a little easier.
U.S. Marine Lcpl. Greg Rivers, 20, of Sylvester, Ga., holds his neck while waiting to take psychological tests at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2007.
5 Things We’ve Learned About PTSD Since 9/11
New research shows post-traumatic stress treatments are advancing, and there is hope for those suffering its effects.