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‘I drew the line at lying to reporters’— A military spokesman calls for increased accountability and transparency
'Unshackled from the intolerant, old boys’ club culture found in the Marine Corps, I have started to feel like I can be myself and contribute in even more meaningful ways'
We need more veterans serving in America’s newsrooms — and you can help
The support for veterans must be translated into action.
My brother Austin asked me to go to Syria with him. Four months later, he was taken
Every second he stays in captivity cuts a deeper wound in the hearts of my family, and we can wait no longer.
‘I have had all I can take’ — The final months of legendary war reporter Ernie Pyle
"I’m going simply because there’s a war on and I’m part of it. …I’ve got to—and I hate it."
How Spending Time with Veterans Brought Me Back to Life
As I received my cap and gown from the book store clerk, I looked at the baby blue gown and … Continued
The ‘Renegade’ Blog That Brought More Veterans Into The Media Is Back
Hearing the sounds of Afghans screaming and looking out at the black smoke of burning tires beyond the perimeter in … Continued
ISIS Wants You To Watch US Troops Dying. Is That News? I Don’t Think So
Last night, scrolling through my Facebook feed, I came across a Change.org petition many of my military buddies had signed … Continued
Task & Purpose Is Hiring Fall Editorial Interns For Our NYC Office
Task & Purpose, a rapidly growing news and culture site geared toward the modern military and veterans community, is looking … Continued
Marine Infantry Veteran To Launch News Site Honoring The Fallen
Marine infantry veteran Thomas Brennan has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to support The War Horse, a site that will … Continued
How Brian Williams’ War Memories Could Have Failed Him
When news broke that NBC Nightly News Anchor Brian Williams misrepresented an oft-told story about being in a Chinook helicopter … Continued
Brian Williams Deserves The Military Community’s Forgiveness
On Wednesday, Stars and Stripes reported that NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams had lied about being aboard a helicopter … Continued
If Running This Site Makes Me Noble, What Does That Make You?
Six weeks ago I moved to New York to become the managing editor of Task & Purpose. I’m sure many … Continued
JOB ENVY: The Managing Editor Of The Marine Corps Times
Name: Geoffrey Ingersoll Branch: United States Marine Corps Job Field: Journalism Title: Managing Editor of the Marine Corps Times The … Continued
Task & Purpose Is Looking For Contributing Writers
Task & Purpose, a rapidly growing forum for veterans news and culture, is looking for veterans from across all branches … Continued