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 put their collective fingers on the scales and help define a path forward for the nation, to help work towards a more unified future. 

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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 is called Operation Charm City Charge. On this day, veterans, community leaders and volunteers had 7 hours to make magic.

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Why You Should Apply to the Service Leadership Corps

By Daniel Coleman, Service Leadership Corps Alumnus

I’m not sure what your name is, but I have a good idea of who you are. At some point, you felt the call and served in the military. Your experiences trained you to be a leader, a team member, and a strategic thinker, to be mission-oriented and focused on solutions rather than problems. You returned home to find your community in need of connection, investment, support, organization, and action. Maybe you had a smooth transition back, maybe your transition is rougher. Either way, you see some good that needs to be done in your community, and you want to be the change you hope to see. This post is for you.

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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.

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Huddle for 100: NFL Teams Join The Mission Continues in Service

On Saturday June 8th, the Miami Dolphins joined The Mission Continues Miami 1st Service Platoon for an impactful service event benefiting local parks.

The Dolphins recently chose The Mission Continues as their local community veteran partner as part of a larger NFL initiative, Huddle for 100. This is a national campaign aimed at involving NFL teams in volunteer service in honor of the 100th anniversary of the NFL.

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Gloria Was Played the Night History Was Made

By Ali McClung, TMC Staff

Thursday, June 13, I woke up, groggy and exhausted, convinced the history I witnessed the night before was a dream. I reached for my phone and quickly realized that it was not a dream, I don’t even think I could have dreamt up something as miraculous as the St. Louis Blues bringing the cup home.

As a born and raised St. Louisan I have been lucky enough to see my fair share of playoff runs and championships with the St. Louis Cardinals. Conversely, I have also felt the reoccuring heartbreak of being a Blues fan. We would make it to the playoffs but never made it past the conference finals…in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. In 2018, we didn’t even qualify. With a track record like that, it would be easy for a city to turn their backs on their team. Not this city.

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The Mission Continues Deploying Veteran Force To Help Build A Stronger Baltimore

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Veterans’ nonprofit announces Operation Charm City Charge, sending over 80 volunteers to create meaningful change in Maryland’s largest city for their fourth annual Mass Deployment

BALTIMORE, June 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The desire to be of continued service is driving more than 80 U.S. military veterans from across the country to Baltimore for Operation Charm City Charge. The veterans are volunteers with The Mission Continues, a national nonprofit organization that empowers veterans to continue their service and empower communities with veteran talent, skills and preparedness to generate visible impact. Operation Charm City Charge is the organization’s fourth Mass Deployment, a team-based program that mobilizes veterans alongside local partners and volunteers in a single city for a week of community impact.

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