US Marine Corps

Our Next War: Veteran’s Day and the ‘Other Warrior’

I think of my time in the Marine Corps everyday. It was an exceptional adventure that forever changed my life. The process of earning the title “Marine” is an existential transformation because the Corps is more than just a branch of our U.S. military – the Marine Corps is a fierce, modern tribe with a collective,

Linking Extreme Poverty and Global Terrorism

Click here to read this post in the New York Times. These days, I spend most of my time hiking the rolling hills and valleys of Kuria, a remote district in rural Kenya. I’m on a very different career path now than I was before, as a Marine patrolling streets and alleys in Iraq. In

U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Magazine Shipmate Magazine Features Nuru International

The U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Magazine Shipmate, has featured Nuru International in the September/October 2009 issue.  The article called Seeds of Change takes a look at how CEO Jake Harriman, a former U.S. Marine Force Recon Platoon Commander, developed his skills obtained in his military career and applied them to helping the poorest of the