What Harambe Can Teach Us About The Civilian-Military Divide
Harambe isn’t just a dead gorilla. He’s a martyr.
Sebastian Junger: Over-Valorizing Vets Does More Harm Than Good
Task & Purpose spoke with the “Restrepo” director about his upcoming book, “Tribe,” and why over-valorizing veterans only does more harm than good.
There’s A Problem With The Warrior-Caste System Developing In America
A veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan reflects on the civilian-military divide and the risk of a Warrior-Caste society.
College Student Gets Owned When He Tries To Impose Apartment Rules On Army Veteran Roommate
A demanding new college roommate got a lesson in civility from the U.S. Army veteran he was assigned to live with.
Civilian-Military Divide Continues To Grow As Force Size Shrinks
A Vox video explains that the civilian-military divide is growing because fewer Americans are serving.
Why Civilians Don’t Relate To Veterans
Civilians want to connect with veterans, but we’re not giving them the time of day.
The Civilian-Military Gap Is More Of A Drift Than A Divide
Neither population has intentionally chosen to isolate itself from the other. Instead, a “drift” has occurred.
How To Stop Hanging Out With Other Vets And Bridge The Civilian-Military Divide
Get off the Playstation, go outside, and go meet some people without high-and-tights.
How Recent Congressional Action Has Hurt The Trust Of The Armed Forces
Recent military reforms on Capitol Hill demonstrate the ongoing strains that are contributing to the civilian-military divide.
Bridging The Civilian-Military Divide? Just Skimm It
Perhaps unexpectedly, a newsletter start-up called theSkimm has helped to bridge the civilian-military divide.
The Military Is Not Doing Enough To Bridge The Civilian-Military Divide
The military needs to play a bigger role in connecting troops to the public and promoting organizations that bring service members and communities together.
6 Simple Ways To Be The Veteran America Needs
As a modern veteran, you will play a big part in the next chapter of American history, but that’s pretty daunting. Here are six simple things you can do.