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Service Together
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Uniting veterans and civilians by building community and providing mutual service to others

Service Together connects veterans, family members, and civilians in engaging conversations and service initiatives to cultivate understanding, shatter stereotypes, and improve communities. Together we recognize the importance of service as a unifying force that transcends the boundaries of race, class, gender, and politics. We honor, support, and celebrate all forms of service. More

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Listen to a clip of Brandon Mills’ heartfelt performance of “Front Lines.” Brandon is one of the featured artists in Service Together’s Soundtrack of War concert on April 28th, 2016. Tickets via Eventbrite at http://bit.ly/1qeAOqY.

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Thu, 19 May 2016
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(Part 1 of 4) Some months ago, I found myself sitting at a conference table with many well dressed, important people who work in veterans’ services. We were gathered together to provide feedback and guidance on a national campaign to retell the stories of veterans, with an emphasis on bridging the military-civilian divide. The... more...

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Thu, 19 May 2016
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(Part 2 of 4) A couple years ago, my husband and I recorded our story as part of the Military Voices initiative at Storycorps. On a cold September morning we sat in a tiny sound booth in the middle of Foley Square and spoke to each other about the last five years of our lives. It was a painful, hour long conversation that sprang from the... more...

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Thu, 19 May 2016
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(Part 4 of 4) It is not surprising that even within veterans’ spaces, it is difficult to find the voices of spouses and caregivers. We are bad at telling women’s stories on their own terms. (Ask female veterans how they think they are portrayed in the media.) The majority of military-spouses are women. Caregiving is largely... more...

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Thu, 19 May 2016
blogThe Universal Feminism of Caregiving And Other...

(Part 3 of 4) Four months later, in March, my husband was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. (He received a job offer the day after his diagnosis. Sometimes life is funny like that.) In the midst of treatment we received a call from our local Storycorps associate letting us know that NPR wanted to use our story on Weekend... more...