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, 3 May 2018
blogWhen I Sleep

Last night I dreamt that I was falling Headfirst from an Air Force jet Plummeting toward earth No parachute Falling faster than the wind Ripping off my skin Exposing every single part of me Every part To the point of... And I woke up Soaking wet, panicked  Gasping for breath Arms stretched in the air Feet... more...

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Wed, 2 May 2018
blogVeterans and the 2nd Amendment

While in the Army, I lived in the South in a house filled with guns. One day, some prospective house buyers wanted to take a look inside. They were interested in another house in the neighborhood and this was the cookie-cutter kind of subdivision. “Of course, come in,” but after one second inside the handguns on the coffee... more...

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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...