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This Grand Experiment: A Farewell from Spencer Kympton

By Spencer Kympton

We all endure transitions in our lives – changes in home, family, health, age, profession, and capital are part of the human experience. I’m no stranger to change, but I’ve not found comfort in how to mark change with words. Today is my last as President of The Mission Continues. As I hand over the privilege of leadership to my colleague and friend, Mary Beth Bruggeman, how do I properly convey what this organization means to me, and the countless …

The Miami Service Platoon Rescues a Reef

While Miami’s 1st Service Platoon has been dedicated to environmental conservation and stewardship, most of it has been done on land. They wanted to branch out to water-based efforts as well. They didn’t have to look far. Given how integral the water is to life in Florida and the ecosystem of South Florida, they decided to help in one of the places it’s needed most: dying coral reefs. 

Coral reefs are the bedrock of life for many species of sea life, and are …

Operation El Morro

We wrapped up an incredible week in Puerto Rico for our two-day long service project, Operation El Morro: Independence Restoration on July 2nd-3rd.

The week started with a partnership gathering co-hosted with the National Parks Conservation Association. We wanted to bring together all current partners and our veteran leaders in Puerto Rico to celebrate our collective impact and discuss future projects. 

Lead a Service Revolution with the Service Leadership Corps

By Matt Landis, Service Leadership Corps advisor

It’s not controversial at this point to say that our nation is undergoing transformation, and the fight to define the path we take is having an enormous impact in every community around the country. 

In our best moments as a nation, we’ve tapped military veterans as central players in those transformations, leaders at every level, from national strategy to community service. The time is here for another cohort of military leaders to enter the arena, to …

A News Anchor’s Experience at Our Mass Deployment

By Deborah Weiner, WBAL-TV News Anchor/Reporter 

THE MISSION CONTINUES

(On duty with Operation Charm City Charge, a group of more than 90 veterans from 24 states, tackling pockets of the city that need their grit and greatness.)

It was 0900 on a Saturday morning and I was about to find out what I was made of—alongside some of America’s veterans.  We were tackling vacant lots in Harlem Park West as part of The Mission Continues’ week-long Mass Deployment that chose Baltimore for what …

The Mission Continues Awarded a $3.5 Million Investment From the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

PRESS RELEASE

The veterans’ nonprofit will fund programs designed to foster veteran and community empowerment.

NEW YORK (PRWEB) JUNE 20, 2019 — The Mission Continues has received a $3.5 million, two-year investment from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation to support strategic growth within their expanding veterans’ programs. The grant will provide a strong foothold for the veterans’ nonprofit as they invest in a rising movement of veterans creating meaningful impact in under-resourced communities through continued service.…