Patrick Baker, Task & Purpose

Patrick Baker

Task & Purpose

Syracuse, NY, United States

Contact Patrick

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • Task & Purpose

Past articles by Patrick:

Here’s what you need to know about CBD

There are a lot of preconceptions about CBD, not to mention what the rules, regulations, and state and federal laws are for military members, veterans, and their families. Products that were not allowed in base housing or for active duty members might be perfectly legal for veterans and spouses, depending on where they live. They might be federally legal, but not legal in the state or… → Read More

Retired Special Forces sniper Michael 'Rod' Rodriguez joins Task & Purpose Radio

He spent 21 years as a Green Beret. → Read More

Former Army Ranger Marty Skovlund joins us on Task & Purpose Radio

Some of the topics Marty covers, alongside Task & Purpose CEO Zach Iscol and former Army Capt. Meaghan Mobbs, are the controversy of Gillette's latest viral marketing campaign, the Black Israelites and the Lincoln Memorial protests. → Read More

Is The Marine Corps Right For You? Here’s Our Guide To Which Branch You Should Join

Thinking about joining the Marine Corps and wondering if it's the right decision? Here's our definitive guide on what each branch says about you. → Read More

PUBG and Fortnite Enter Battle Royale In The Courtroom

PUBG is suing Fortnite for copyright infringement. Considering that neither are the original Battle Royal, it’ll be interesting to see what happens. → Read More

Every Marine Should Watch ‘Barry’ On HBO Right Now

Bill Hader was the right choice to play a Marine veteran on the new HBO series Barry, he has absolutely nailed it and you should watch Barry ASAP. → Read More

'Super Troopers 2' Review: The Broken Lizard Sequel Was Worth The Wait

It took 17 years for Broken Lizard to deliver 'Super Troopers 2' — and not only does it stand on its own, but it embodies the spirit of 'Murica perfectly → Read More

Why ‘Call Of Duty’ Crushes ‘Battlefield 4’ Every Time

Pat explains why Battlefield 4 is worse then any Call of Duty. Because he's an adult and makes excellent life choices when it comes to gaming. → Read More

Experience World War I As You’ve Never Seen It Before: With Heavy Metal

There’s some incredible vintage combat footage out there, but the music never makes sense. Back in the day, they would choose beautiful patriotic music of the era. But we wanted to do better. Make sure your sound is on, and enjoy some fantastic World War I film with beautifully written heavy metal over it. → Read More

3 Reasons The Marine Forces Reserve Actually Has A Recruitment Problem

Are you considering joining the Marine Forces Reserve? If so, I, a Marine veteran and former reservist, want to make sure that you have full warning → Read More

The General Petraeus Workout Playlist

Even a hurricane couldn’t stop Jeff Schogol and the video team from meeting with General Petraeus. Being a marathon runner and a P.T. stud, the guys had to know, what’s on your workout playlist? → Read More

France Is Thinking About Bringing Back Conscription. Should The US Consider It?

French President Emmanuel Macron is seriously considering bringing back military conscription. Should the U.S. reverse course after 45 years without it? → Read More

This Little Robot Can Open Doors. How Long Before It Kicks Them In?

Boston Dynamics unveiled a robot that can open doors autonomously. We discuss the potential applications of this emerging technology in the video above. → Read More

Female Vets Talk Abut Dating Civilian Men After Getting Out

Some people join the service, others just admire from afar. Some fan boy a little too hard and make it their mission to idolize female veterans. → Read More

SpaceX Could Pave The Way For Drop Ships

SpaceX is the leader in innovation with vertically landing rockets. We couldn't help but wonder where these could take us. → Read More

Are Military Parades Worth it?

A Marine and Air Force veteran sit down to discuss their thoughts on military parades and their value. → Read More

Marine Commandant Gen Neller Sounds Off On Tattoos

General Neller sits down with and gives his thoughts on the Marine Corps tattoo policy. → Read More

What's Wrong With The Army's New Modular Handgun System?

A DoD report suggested that the Army's new Modular Handgun System system experienced major issues during testing. Now the branch is pushing back → Read More

We Submitted Missile Designs To The Pentagon

We recently discovered that the Pentagon will, at times, respond to custom missile design work. With that in mind we put the pen to pad and created our own. Click play below to check it out. → Read More