Our Mission

The Mission Continues empowers veterans to continue their service, and empowers communities with veteran talent, skills and preparedness to generate visible impact.
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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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  • Volunteers Report for Duty

    40,000+

    volunteers are reporting for duty through The Mission Continues 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.
  • Why Volunteers Choose Us

    89.4%

    of volunteers believe they are pursuing a meaningful mission with The Mission Continues.

    82.4%

    feel a sense of community with The Mission Continues.
  • Community Impact

    93.8%

    of volunteers feel they have the ability to make a difference in their community.

    1,300+

    communities served by Mission Continues since 2007.

STORIES FROM THE FIELD

06.12.2020

THE MOMENT IS CALLING US

The Mission Continues has been volunteering with and conducting service projects alongside local nonprofits in communities of color for more than a decade. We are an organization filled with veterans from these communities and find strength in our diversity. We unequivocally believe that Black Lives Matter. We have regularly evolved our programming approach and in 2019, launched our most ambitious endeavor yet–the Service Leadership Corps.

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06.05.2020

THE VETERAN COMMUNITY NEEDS TO BE BETTER

To hear how many of our Black colleagues, volunteers and partners have felt unsafe and unsupported before and during this time was a wake-up call to those of us who aspire to be allies, advocates, accomplices and even co-conspirators. It is heartbreaking. It is critically important for the veteran community to be better. That starts with acknowledging that racism exists, and that we are not doing enough to combat it.

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