VetsWork: A New Perspective on Alaska

I think that everyone in the lower 48 states has an idea of what Alaska is like or all about. First things that jump to my mind are moose, glaciers, vast expanse of forest and the odd off/on structure of daylight throughout the year. Continue Reading…

VetsWork: The Long and Winding Trail

I met Staff Sergeant Robert Paul in the cab of a dusty 998 model Humvee near Baghdad, Iraq in 2004. I had just joined up with a new forward operating civil affairs team as a driver and a gunner. It was March 3…it was 98 degrees; Ramadan had ended the month prior and tensions were high. Continue Reading…

VetsWork: Voices Inside the Forest

Hello my name is Serena Sue Barto and I am currently serving a VetsWork: Environment internship as a Fire/Logistics Dispatcher at the Illinois Interagency Dispatch Center in Murphysboro, Illinois on the Shawnee National Forest. Continue Reading…