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Platoon Summary

The Mission Continues is a national nonprofit that empowers veterans to continue their service, and empowers communities with veteran talent, skills and preparedness to generate visible impact. United by the common bond of service, service platoons offer veterans and civilians the opportunity to make an impact in their community, and connect with others through regular social and networking events. It’s an opportunity to serve alongside a motivated team and tackle a tough and meaningful mission. It’s an opportunity to make a difference. Led by Puerto Rican veterans, Puerto Rico's 1st Service Platoon is working across the island to assist individuals, families, communities and nonprofits with a special focus on rebuilding, education, well-being and the environment.

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ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Location: ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Escuela Nemesio R. Canales II, Avenida Roosevelt Calle Nemesio R Canales San Juan PR 00936

April 20, 2024 - April 21, 2024

08:00 AM - 04:00 PM


Day # 3 , Earth Day, Cabezas de San Juan , Fajardo

Location: Puerto Rico Conservation Trust Fideicomiso De Conservacion 155 Calle de Tetuan SanJuan PR 00901

April 23, 2024

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM


PVA 5K Run

Location: PVA 5K , Toa Baja Balneario de Punta Salinas Toa Baja PR 00949

April 28, 2024

05:30 AM - 11:00 AM


Food Collection

Location: Food Collection U S Postal Office San German PR 00683

May 11, 2024

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Veterans Services Fair

Location: Veterans Services Fair Marginal John F Kennedy, Guaynabo 00968 · k.m.7,9 Guaynabo PR 00968

May 24, 2024

08:00 AM - 02:00 PM


Operation Heart

Location: CPR&BLS Training for the Community Urb. Doraville, Barrio Higuillar Dorado PR 00646

May 25, 2024

07:30 AM - 05:30 PM


Memorial Day-Walk of Honor

Location: Memorial Day-Walk of Honor Road 110 (R4010) Close to School Suresa or close to Coffe Spot Aguadilla PR 00603

May 25, 2024

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Who We Are

The Mission Continues is a national non-profit that empowers veterans to continue serving in our nation’s under-resourced communities, giving veterans the opportunity to keep serving even after the uniform comes off, right here at home. Our programs deploy veterans and volunteers to work alongside nonprofit partners and community leaders to improve educational resources, tackle food insecurity, foster neighborhood identity, and more.  

Who should volunteer?

Our service projects are for all veterans with a desire to continue their service and for all non-veterans that want to be part of a nationwide movement to transform communities. Please note, age and accessibility accommodations can be made at any project. There is room for everyone to make an impact. 

How to volunteer 

Click “Register” under the event and it will take you to the event details that will review in more detail what it entails, when and where the project is located, parking details etc.  

Then click “Attend” to fill in simple volunteer information. You will get an email confirmation and updates about this event through your choice of email and text messages

What is a Service Platoon? 

Service Platoons are your opportunity to engage and connect with veterans and community members while generating community impact in a real and tangible way. Led by veteran volunteer platoon leaders, each platoon works with dedicated community partners and volunteers to provide the manpower and support that they need to help them do their work more effectively. 

We currently have service platoons in more than 40+ cities across the country that are having events at least once a month. Everyone is invited to serve, regardless of veteran status: a service platoon is for you if you have a passion for service. 

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