Service Together

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


This recording showcases the incredible talent of those artists who were featured in the Soudtrack of War Concert in April 2016.

Fri, 16 Sep 2016
blogA Service of Another Kind

If someone were to ask you to define military service in America, you might conjure up images of tough soldiers and marines running into battle in some far flung country; a navy sailor on a submarine, quietly waiting as an enemy vessel passes close by; a pilot being pushed back into their seat by inhuman amounts of pressure as they... more...

Fri, 9 Sep 2016
blogThe Road From Lamp Shade to Helmet

Marine Corps take the wheel, Take it from my hands, ‘Cause I can’t take this student loan, I’m letting go, So give me rank of Lance, Save me from this road I’m on, Marine Corps take the wheeeeel. ~ (with apologies to Carrie Underwood) In 2007 I was a college senior living off campus in my rugby... more...

Thu, 1 Sep 2016
blogWhat Does it Mean to Serve?

At first, when asked the question, “What does it means to serve,” it sounds similar to, “Why did you join the military?” “Serving” never occured to me. Escape did.  I wanted to get out of Stroudsburg, the Poconos and away from the shitty little town I grew up in. In addition, I may have developed... more...

Sun, 21 Aug 2016
blogWe Want to See Other People

Dear Reader, Don’t worry, Service Together isn’t breaking up with you. Let us explain. If you’re reading this blog, you probably already know about Service Together. Perhaps you attended one of our veteran-civilian dialogues; maybe you joined us for a service project at Ronald McDonald House; or maybe you heard about... more...