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Meet the soldier who’s going to write the next ‘Superman’ comic
"It's definitely a huge responsibility that I take extremely seriously."
We spoke with the Marine from this viral Inauguration Day photo with Lady Gaga
"She genuinely wanted to do well that day, she wanted to sing the national anthem for all Americans."
Rock legend John Fogerty ‘confounded’ by Trump rally playing anti-war song ‘Fortunate Son’
Rock legend John Fogerty isn’t lending much credence to this song selection.
A supercut of X-Wings flying into the ‘danger zone’ is the Star Wars tribute we didn’t know we needed
Hyperdrive to the danger zone!
The inside story of how The Village People shot the music video for ‘In The Navy’ onboard an active warship
The U.S. Navy invited The Village People to shoot the music video for 'In The Navy' aboard the Knox-class frigate USS Reasoner. What happened next is the stuff of pop...
Country music star Chris Young wants to personally thank as many US service members as he can
"I've never had a single visit anywhere that I've left going 'That wasn't worth it.'"
Aretha Franklin, Dead At 76, Inadvertently Recorded One Of Vietnam’s Best Protest Songs
Aretha Franklin, the legendary singer whose full-throated vocals earned her the undisputed title of “Queen of Soul,” died on Thursday … Continued
A Member Of Blink-182 Claims He Advised The Navy On How To Find Saddam Hussein
Mark Hoppus is the bassist for Blink-182. He's also a master military strategist who had some critical insights into the … Continued
Phil Collins Really Loves The Alamo
Music legend Phil Collins isn’t just a maestro of revolutionary sounds. He’s also a guy who is really obsessed with … Continued
These 4 Celebrities Didn’t Serve In The US Military, And We’re Very OK With That
I think I’ve seen every list, article, and VH1 video concerning celebrities and their military service. Hell, I may be … Continued
The Top 8 Albums That Will Be Old Enough To Fight In Afghanistan This Year
Ah, the year 2000: When we all poked our heads out of our underground bunkers and found the Y2K bug … Continued
Remember when Jimi Hendrix got an official reprimand in the Army for masturbating?
Before Jimi Hendrix was a living icon, knocking out psychedelic guitar riffs and counterculture ballads that remained relevant after his … Continued
Linkin Park Vocalist And Vet Advocate Chester Bennington Found Dead In Apparent Suicide
Chester Bennington, the co-frontman of rock band Linkin Park, was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Palos Verdes … Continued
Shaggy Was a F&*^ing Marine?!
Actually, call him Lance Cpl. Boombastic. Here at Task & Purpose, we keep track of all the important news feeds: … Continued
There’s Now Proof That Good Music Can Actually Get You High
Every day when I leave work, I pop in my earbuds and throw on my favorite playlist. As I walk … Continued
The Warfighter’s Guide To A Combat Playlist
When “Fortunate Son,” by Creedence Clearwater Revival, comes over the speakers, everyone’s mind immediately jumps to one thing: the Vietnam … Continued