Team RWB continues to impact veterans

Dan Blevins enlisted in the Army in September 2003 after his junior year at Keystone Oaks High School. He spent nine years on active duty, deployed for stints in Afghanistan, Iraq and South Korea. Thirty-year-old Blevins returned to civilian life two years ago, hampered by foot surgery and the question whether or not to adapt […]

Team Red, White & Blue Hosts “Run As One”

On Saturday, April 12, roughly 100 people in Fort Walton Beach, Florida and thousands of other people in approximately 100 cities nationwide participated in “Run As One,” community runs held each year to raise awareness about a cause. This year’s “Run As One” honored and remembered Clay Hunt, a Marine veteran who committed suicide after […]

Veteran Reflects on Lessons Learned Through Failure

  Derek Blumke writes a great piece on learning through failure for the Hirepurpose Blog.  In the piece, Derek reflects on his overconfidence while applying for a fellowship.  He thought he was a shoe-in for the role given his background in the military and his involvement in co-founding Student Veterans of America.  Derek even had […]

Team RWB Hosts “Flag Run”

On the morning of March 1, 2014, 60 runners gathered at the Courtyard Marriot in Killeen, Texas to participate in a 5k “flag run” that took place the day before many of the runners were scheduled to participate in the Army Marathon.  The Saturday morning run, in which the participants wore red, white and blue […]

Veterans and soldier learn about show business, make their own films

According to an article on Army Times, five army veterans got the chance to work with ABC to write, direct and produce their own films with the “Home for the Holidays” campaign, “an initiative that encourages supporting and hiring veterans.” The films are available online in digital formats at around four to six minutes long featuring […]

Team Red White and Blue: 100 Miles 100 Hours

Team Red White and Blue founder Mike Erwin has pledged to run 100 miles in 100 hours in an effort to raise $40,000 for his organization. The purpose of Red White and Blue is provide community sponsored triathlons and marathons at a discounted entry fee for the average veteran. The organization also helps veterans struggling […]