Who We Are

The Mission Continues empowers veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact. We deploy veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their actions will inspire future generations to serve.

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Reporting for Duty in Your Community

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Are you a current service member or veteran of the United States Military? Learn more about opportunities to report for duty in your community with The Mission Continues.

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  • Veterans Report for Duty

    11,000+

    Veterans are reporting for duty through The Mission Continues Fellowship and Service Platoon Programs.

  • #HERMISSION

    Women of The Mission Continues

    94%

    of Alumni reported that they felt comfortable and included within The Mission Continues culture, compared with 19% in civilian culture as a whole.

    72%

    reported that they formed bonds with civilians through The Mission Continues, compared with 30% who said the same about their reintegration.

  • Post-Fellowship Success

    Many of the Fellows use the six months the gain meaningful professional experience.

    91%

    of Mission Continues Fellows report their service experience improved their chance of finding a job.

    84%

    of Mission Continues Fellows employed full-time, enrolled in higher education or retired after completing their six-month service commitment.

  • Community Impact

    95%

    of Mission Continues Fellows felt they had the ability to make a difference in their community after completing their six month service commitment.

    1,300+

    communities served by Mission Continues since 2007.

ARE YOU IN THE GUARD OR RESERVE?

The Mission Continues Fellowship Program has expanded its eligibility requirements to include those currently serving in the National Guard and Reserve. Mission Continues Fellows volunteer part-time in their community with a host non-profit or civic organization. In return for their service, Fellows receive one-on-one mentorship from Mission Continues staff, access to a national network of veteran leaders and a living stipend. Follow the link below to learn more and start your application.

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STORIES FROM THE FIELD

09.08.2017

What are you doing to honor 9/11? I know my answer.

“I remember the day well, as most Americans do,” says Melissa Shipley, a longtime volunteer with The Mission Continues. “I remember turning on the television and being in complete shock. I felt so many different emotions–anger, fear, sadness.” But it wasn’t until she started getting involved with veteran service organizations like The Mission Continues that she met veterans who had actually deployed because of it....

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