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Crazy Good Turns: A Podcast That Will Make Your Day

Nell Minow | Posted 09.30.2016 | Good News
Nell Minow

Crazy Good Turns is a podcast that celebrates good deeds of all kinds. Episodes so far include a program to send military veterans to the world's disa...

Band of Brothers Who Don't Kill

Sara Davidson | Posted 10.30.2016 | Home
Sara Davidson

Joe Klein, best-selling author of Primary Colors, presents in his game-changing book, Charlie Mike, which is military speak for "Continue the mission." He asserts that this generation of vets is a huge, untapped resource for aiding and improving our country

Alena Hall

Wall Street Refugee Now Tells The Stories Of Those Fixing Our Country | Alena Hall | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact

Greg Behrman's resume highlights include Wall Street worker, federal government official, scholar and military veteran. But the latest entry could be ...

7 Surefire Ways to Be Successful After the Military

Mike Liguori | Posted 05.12.2014 | Impact
Mike Liguori

Life after the military can be challenging, so to help you get started, here are seven ways to help you become successful after the military.

6 Veterans Who Are Creating Real Change In Politics, Business, Service

Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact

A nonprofit is aiming to advance the conversation surrounding vets -- holding what are essentially TED talks to share "big ideas" and innovations surr...

This Wounded Warrior Spent His Sunday Cleaning Up Trash At The National Mall

Posted 10.14.2013 | Good News

The government shutdown may be persisting, but so is the goodwill of everyday Americans. Last weekend, an army of volunteers from Team Rubicon, a ...

Think Service, Not Suicide

Kaj Larsen | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Kaj Larsen

As the sun sets on the longest wars in American history, it is shocking -- but not surprising -- that veteran suicides persist.

How My Service Spanned Beyond The Call Of Duty

Jacob Wood | Posted 08.29.2013 | Impact
Jacob Wood

Our service taught us about selflessness and sacrifice, friendship and brotherhood, rich and poor, white and black, right and wrong. More importantly it taught us that individuals, brought together with others in a common mission, can have an impact.

Kathleen Miles

Perhaps The Most Inspiring Volunteers In Oklahoma | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.23.2013 | Los Angeles

He served in Operation Desert Storm and in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Now, after 20 years in the Army, he will again serve his country in Operation Star...

David Petraeus' Newest Mission: Helping Vets Reintegrate

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact

David Petraeus has avoided the spotlight since his extramarital affair with his biographer became public. But the former four-star general has been ma...

A Veteran's Suicide on 60 Minutes: Lessons Learned?

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact
Joseph Bobrow

The 60 Minutes piece last Sunday on the life and death of Clay Hunt, a Marine who earned a Purple Heart serving in the Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan, demonstrated how much we have yet to learn about the epidemic of suicide in our returning troops and veterans.

Hurricane Sandy Counter Insurgency

Jesse Levin | Posted 02.10.2013 | New York
Jesse Levin

In disaster response scenarios, indigenous capacity and community resources are often overlooked as responders operate under preconceived protocols that exist autonomously from the realities of those who need assistance.

The Life Out Loud: Sharing the Love

MeiMei Fox | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Sharemeister is running an experiment to see if they can get people to give passively to non-profits within the context of "competitive giving events." By downloading Sharemeister's browser application for Firefox, people can generate donations in the form of "Shares."

"Catch 22" in the Rockaways : The Twice Displaced Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Sandi Bachom | Posted 02.04.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

Brett Scudder speaks for thousands of disenfranchised, displaced and dispossessed after Hurricane Sandy. He does not feel sorry for himself. Sure he's mad, but in a strange way it has strengthened his resolve.

Thomas Hudson's Photographs of Team Rubicon's Hurricane Sandy Relief

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 01.27.2013 | Impact
Stephanie Rudat


A Tale of Two Sandy's: "Miracle on 26th Street" and the Invisible Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Sandi Bachom | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

The way I see it, there needs to be a connection of the dots between the resources, volunteers and need. There needs to be a coordination between all the agencies working autonomously.

PHOTOS: Bill Clinton Volunteers With Sandy Victims In Rockaways

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.19.2012 | Impact

President Bill Clinton, along with his daughter Chelsea and an army of 1,000 volunteers, rolled up his sleeves on Sunday to help victims hit hard by H...

Sandy Heroes Still Need Our Help

MeiMei Fox | Posted 01.18.2013 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Hurricane Sandy. Many of us already have filed the disaster away in our dim, damp memory banks. Even for those of us who were caught in the storm, s...

The Best Thing About the Hurricane

Misha Lyuve | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York
Misha Lyuve

The ocean looked calm and quiet, almost gentle. It was hard to imagine that it was responsible for that much destruction.

Find Your Inner Hero

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York
Peter A. Georgescu

Hurricane Sandy has brought out the hero in thousands of volunteers who responded by putting themselves at the service of those in need, day after day -- many of whom are still without power even now.

Disaster Response: The Next Mission for Veterans

Lisa Nagorny | Posted 01.15.2013 | Impact
Lisa Nagorny

As Hurricane Sandy approached the East Coast, most people flocked to grocery stores to stock up on the essentials. Many veterans, though, were preparing to respond to help those in need. This isn't a new story.

Remembering By Serving

William McNulty | Posted 07.28.2012 | Impact
William McNulty

Every Memorial Day growing up, we would go to the Winnetka, Ill., Village Green where there is a large monument to all the service members who had die...

Midwest Tornadoes: How You Can Help

Posted 04.16.2012 | Impact

More than 120 tornadoes swept across Oklahoma, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska this weekend, killing at least five people, the Associated Press reports. ...

Military Vets Deploy To Help Tornado-Ravaged Ill. Town

Posted 03.04.2012 | Impact

Two days after a tornado devastated a small town in Illinois, only one volunteer rescue organization was allowed to bring its team of veteran rescue w...

Eleanor Goldberg

How Veterans Are Supporting One Another On Veterans Day | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

When Dylan Tete left Iraq, he thought he was finished working in ravaged cities. But, when Hurricane Katrina hit the day he was to start graduate scho...