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!

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...

Tue, 12 Jun 2018

We recently celebrated our war veterans on Memorial Day and last week marked the 74th anniversary of the historic D-Day invasion. During World War II (1939-1945), the three month Battle of Normandy, (June - August 1944), resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Operation Overlord, as the... more...

Mon, 21 May 2018
blogTips for Staying Sane When You're the Only Parent...

As a military family, you know all-too-well that there are times when you or your spouse will be called away for duty, often without much – or any – warning. As a service member, you might get called into the field. You might have to deploy, PCS (permanent change of station) or simply grab your bag and leave. As the spouse... more...