10 Photos Of The Battle Of Marjah From A Marine’s Perspective
In February 2010, then Lance Cpl. James Clark inserted into the Taliban-held city of Marjah with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines. This is his story.
UNSUNG HEROES: This Marine Provided Accurate Sniper And Rocket Fire To Save His Men
Marine Sgt. David Gerardi provided deadly accurate fire against insurgents in Afghanistan while rounds impacted inches from his head.
8 Photos Of Deployment Puppies That Will Make Your Day Better
In honor of #NationalPuppyDay, Task & Purpose compiled the best photos of puppies on deployment.
Here’s How To Set Up Your Flak Like A Combat Correspondent
For combat correspondents setting up their flak jackets for the first time, here’s what worked for me.
Health & Fitness
What Is A Traumatic Brain Injury?
Task & Purpose spoke with an expert on traumatic brain injuries about the most common TBIs, their causes, and symptoms.
Watch This Hilarious New Video On 3 Marines’ Life, Liberty, Loss Of Motivation
A new video by Terminal Boots captures that heart-sinking moment when you realize that your block leave is over.
Evicted Days Before Christmas, This Iraqi Translator Was Saved By Those He Served Alongside
After they were evicted, veterans and an advocacy group came to the aid of this Iraqi translator and his family.
The Army Doesn’t Consistently Track Meds For PTSD, Report Finds
When it comes to prescription drugs, the Army needs to make some changes in its bookkeeping. It needs to start.
DoD To Review 1,100 Post-9/11 Valor Awards For Possible Upgrades To MOH
More than 1,000 post-9/11 recipients of awards for valor to be reviewed for upgrades to the Medal of Honor.
Report: Military Suicide On The Rise
The number of suicides among active and reserve military personnel increased from the same time last year.
These Marines In Their Dress Blues Chased Down 3 Suspected Thieves
Three Marines chased down a group of cellphone thieves at a Detroit mall and they did it in their dress blues.
Vets Who Accept Separation Pay Can’t Receive VA Compensation
Under federal law, until veterans pay back their involuntary separation pay, they can have their VA disability compensation withheld.
Iraqi Army Is Finally Gaining Ground Against ISIS In Ramadi
Iraqi forces seized a key government complex in Ramadi, Iraq, gaining ground in the fight against the Islamic State.
Marine Corps Sends Robotic Mule To The Glue Factory
The Marine Corps’ robotic mule has been scrapped due to noise and impracticality. Sorry Eeyore.