Air Force Technical Sgt. John Chapman will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in a ceremony at the White House on Aug. 22, Task & Purpose has learned.

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Sometimes you just can’t make things up. Duffel Blog, yes, the popular satirical site, found itself in a nice little Twitter battle with actor Matthew Modine (Vision Quest, Full Metal Jacket, Stranger Things) over an article it released regarding the death of his Full Metal Jacket costar and former Marine R. Lee Ermey. The gist was that costar Vincent D’Onofrio, who famously played Private Gomer Pyle, had suffered from PTSD due to working with Ermey but had now found some peace as a result of his death.

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Photo courtesy of Duffel Blog and War Games LLC

The Duffel Blog — America’s most trusted source in fake military news, E-4 Mafia notwithstanding — launched a kickstarter campaign today for a new Cards Against Humanity-style game titled “WTF, Over?”

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Paul Szoldra

Welcome to Code Red News, my new column here at Task & Purpose.

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Paul Szoldra

NEW YORK, March 1, 2018 Task & Purpose, a digital-first media company that gives a voice and platform to the military community, announced today that it has hired the influential military journalist Paul Szoldra as a columnist, starting March 1. A former editor at Business Insider, Paul will report on national security and the military with no-nonsense columns that reflect his perspective as a Marine combat veteran and former sergeant.

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