Lance Cpl. Nilton Castro, a radio operator with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, along with two Afghan Army soldiers walk past the Helmand River while on patrol in Gowragi, Afghanistan, during a clearing operation, Sept. 29, 2010.
It’s Time We Address The Consequences Of America’s Recent Wars
Task & Purpose spoke with former State Department official John Kael Weston about his time working seven straight years alongside combat troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Iraq war veteran and former Marine infantryman Sean Barney is running for Congress for the state of Delaware.
In His Run For Congress, This Iraq War Vet Isn’t Running From PTSD
Marine veteran Sean Barney talks about his run for Congress, his military service, and the role of veterans in politics.
A Marine gestures as his unit tries to push into the center of Fallujah, Iraq, Friday, Nov. 12, 2004.
8 Unbelievable Stories From The Second Battle Of Fallujah
Veterans from 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines share their incredible stories from the Second Battle of Fallujah.
Light armored vehicle crewmen with Task Force 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 8 fill their LAV with bottled water supplied by motor transportation Marines during a logpack on July 11, 2009, in Iraq's Ninewa province.
How Should We Carry The Emotional Weight Of Squandered Campaigns?
As cities that veterans bled for in Iraq and Afghanistan fall, we must remember to use our emotional reaction to these events wisely.