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Stacy Bare

Questions for Veteran Service Organizations and Me

Stacy Bare | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Stacy Bare

I wanted to instead throw out several questions some of you all may have about the role of veteran service organizations, and returning veterans, in creating a more socially just environment for our brothers and sisters who come home from war

Interview With Teresa Baker, Creator of African American National Parks Event

Stacy Bare | Posted 04.05.2014 | Black Voices
Stacy Bare

There's a general perception in the outdoor recreation community that the black community simply doesn't go outdoors. Instead, it's a "white thing...

Veterans Day: Get Outside

Stacy Bare | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Stacy Bare

People always ask me the best way to say thank you to a veteran or service member and their families in what can often be an awkward exchange that muddles the heartfelt gratitude of the non-veteran. My answer is always the same: get outdoors.

Diversity & Mt. Everest: An Interview with Luis Benitez

Stacy Bare | Posted 11.09.2013 | Sports
Stacy Bare

I recently had a chance to sit down with good friend and 8,000 meter guide Luis Benitez to chat about these topics and the future ethic and leadership challenges in the outdoor community.

Climate Recon: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Stacy Bare | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Stacy Bare

The last two weeks I spent in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with four other military veterans and two volunteer guides from the Sierra Club. The weather was colder, and snowier, than any trip in the 30+ years of combined experience from both guides.

I'm Not Trying to Be Well-Adjusted

Stacy Bare | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Stacy Bare

The other day, someone told me that I seemed like a "relatively well-adjusted veteran." It's been six years and counting, and to be honest, I hope I'm never all that well adjusted. None of my heroes ever has been.

Interview With Snowboarder Ryan Hudson

Stacy Bare | Posted 08.04.2013 | Black Voices
Stacy Bare

Ryan, who grew up in and out of homeless shelters in San Diego, Calif., was introduced to snowboarding through Outdoor Outreach and his life took a 180, propelling him forward and into the mountains.

Craig Newmark, Michael Brune, and Me: Recapping a Google Hangout

Stacy Bare | Posted 02.13.2013 | Green
Stacy Bare

This past Pearl Harbor Day, December 7, the Sierra Club hosted a Google+ Hangout with Sierra Club executive director, Michael Brune, craigslist and cr...

Military Families at War

Stacy Bare | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Stacy Bare

You think it is hard to pick out a veteran in a room? Good luck picking out the spouse, the caregiver, the mother or father of a veteran. You may see them in a VA waiting room or at the trailhead for a wounded warrior hike, but how will you recognize them?

Why I Joined the Army

Stacy Bare | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Stacy Bare

I joined the army because I had the temerity to think I could lead men and women in combat, and I had the honor to do just that.