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, 19 Mar 2018
blogTrees are Worth Fighting For

Seven years have passed since I returned home from combat in the most violent province of Afghanistan. I returned to East Moriches, a sleepy hamlet on the doorstep of Long Island’s south fork, where my wife and I purchased a two bedroom yellow cottage nestled among oaks and walnuts with peek hole views of Heart Cove. The open air... more...

Wed, 7 Feb 2018
blogHow Does a Government Shutdown Affect Military...

Last weekend the government shut down, only to re-up after a successful voting process on Monday. While closed, non-essential workers were relieved of their professional responsibilities until Uncle Sam was up and running again. Monday saw a bill passed for a three-week spending approval. Essentially, it's a plan that gives Congress... more...

Tue, 6 Feb 2018
blogChelsea Manning Running for US Senate - An...

Last week, former soldier Chelsea Manning, announced she was running for Senate in the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary. Formerly Bradley Manning, she is a transgender candidate known for her 2013 convictions in violation of the Espionage Act, stealing government property, violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, among... more...

Thu, 9 Nov 2017
blogThe WWII Myth

Why do we Americans continue to subscribe to the World War II myth, the myth that all of our country’s World War II veterans are or should be venerated? Who’s to blame? Hollywood? Jeremy Warneke, Craft of War Writing Instructor Articles like 7 Lessons in Manliness From the Greatest Generation don’t help. In it,... more...