Five years ago I was the last man standing at the bar one night, and so Rich selected me to be the next Executive Director of The 6th Branch. I wasn’t sure that I was the right person for the job, but anyone who knows Rich will agree that he has an incredible gift...
The 6th Branch Blog
Dear Supporters, On behalf of T6B’s board of directors I would like to congratulate and thank you all on another highly productive year. Like each year before it, 2017 saw an expansion of T6B community service operations, an increase in volunteer manpower, and a strengthening of strategic partnerships. Moreover, further steps have been taken to...Read more
I remember how hard it was in T6B’s early years trying to communicate our mission to others. Veterans doing community service? Not quite. Veterans leading community service? Kind of. Veterans and civilians cleaning up trash and planting trees? Yes, but there’s so much more. Creating playgrounds in East Baltimore? Yeah, but what about the farm,...Read more
Many of us here in Afghanistan are wondering if what we’ve done here over the past eleven years will have a lasting impact. We worry about what will happen after we leave. There’s plenty of Monday morning quarterbacking. As T6B approaches its five year mark, I find myself pondering our efforts in a similar fashion....Read more