How One Veteran Found a New Mission Closer to Home By Jake Wood When Marine sniper Jake Wood arrived in the States after two bloody tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, he was not leaving war behind him - far from it. Ten years after returning home, Jake's unit lost more men to suicide than to enemy hands overseas. He watched in horror as his best friend and fellow Marine, Clay Hunt, plunged into depression upon returning, stripped of his purpose, community, and sense of identity. Despite...
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The Silver Star Medal is the United States Armed Forces’ third-highest military decoration for valor in combat. Together We Served breaks down another Profiles in Courage: SGT Leigh Ann Hester receiving a Silver Star for Combat Valor.
Did you know that the U.S. Air Force has a birthday? Sept. 18 is the birthday of the Air Force. The youngest of the service branches, the Air Force was officially founded as an independent service in 1947, although the U.S. military deployed aerial components even back in World War I. Find out more about the Air Force Operations by Together We Served.
Together We Served examines a new sculpture that honors the unique bond between soldiers & military dogs, and look at K-9 contributions to America’s defense.
Interested in finding out what a Veteran of Foreign Wars means? Check out today’s blog by Together We Served to understand not only what a Veteran of Foreign Wars means, but also what they do and the difference between them and other veteran organizations.