Program
Program
Service Together
About

Uniting veterans and civilians in mutual pursuit of social justice to bridge the military-civilian divide

Service Together bridges the military-civilian divide by uniting veterans and their communities in mutual pursuit of social justice.

Service Together’s vision is that veterans will be able to leverage their unique perspective and experience to further social justice initiatives in partnership with their civilian peers. More

Multimedia

Fred Johnson interviews Queens rapper and poet Ha Style, featured artist performing at Soundtrack of War on June 4 at the Queens Museum!

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Thu, 29 Mar 2018
blogVietnam Revisited

Though generations apart, veterans of the Vietnam War and current wars share many things in common when it comes to life after service, like communities that don’t honor them as much as they should, a failing healthcare system, and a struggle to make ends meet. Don’t get me wrong, some things have gotten better over time.... more...

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Mon, 19 Mar 2018
blogTrees are Worth Fighting For

Seven years have passed since I returned home from combat in the most violent province of Afghanistan. I returned to East Moriches, a sleepy hamlet on the doorstep of Long Island’s south fork, where my wife and I purchased a two bedroom yellow cottage nestled among oaks and walnuts with peek hole views of Heart Cove. The open air... more...

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Wed, 7 Feb 2018
blogHow Does a Government Shutdown Affect Military...

Last weekend the government shut down, only to re-up after a successful voting process on Monday. While closed, non-essential workers were relieved of their professional responsibilities until Uncle Sam was up and running again. Monday saw a bill passed for a three-week spending approval. Essentially, it's a plan that gives Congress... more...

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Tue, 6 Feb 2018
blogChelsea Manning Running for US Senate - An...

Last week, former soldier Chelsea Manning, announced she was running for Senate in the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary. Formerly Bradley Manning, she is a transgender candidate known for her 2013 convictions in violation of the Espionage Act, stealing government property, violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, among... more...