Service Together

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


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

Mon, 18 Mar 2019
Why I Run

My first long run, longer than two miles at least, was in Army Basic Training. It was a non-trivial feat, even though I ran in cadence at a slow pace. My first truly long run was a few years later.  I ran for an hour at a faster pace than I was used to. I achieved my first runner’s high. It was then that I understood... more...

Sat, 10 Nov 2018
blogThe Wars Have Come Home - Remembering the...

November 11, 2018 marks the 100th commemoration of the signing of the armistice agreement in France between World War I Allies and Germany. The goal was to stop hostilities on the western front of the war. It took effect at 11 o’clock that morning, expiring after 36 days. It wasn’t until the Treaty of Versailles was signed in... more...

Thu, 30 Aug 2018
One Man’s Terrorist

There I was: my first deployment in Iraq, sitting in an idling Humvee, waiting for the moment when we would be released from the gates for our mission. My team leader pierced our lull when he mentioned our reason for being there was to fight the terrorists here in Iraq, rather than at home. Sitting there doused in testosterone, diesel... more...

Mon, 2 Jul 2018
blogIndependence Day: The Struggle with "Thank You...

Saying thank you is polite. It's a nice way to show someone you appreciate what they've done. But when it comes to serving in the military, that thanks becomes … nuanced. As a military spouse, I'm insanely proud of my husband and his professional growth. Do I tell him that? Absolutely. Do I tell him thank you? I... more...