As our nation starts to draw down the wars overseas, over a million vets will be reentering civilian life over the next five years — one of the largest in our country’s recent history.

This Memorial Day weekend, we are focusing on the next mission facing our war heroes. We all know our service members and returning vets are committed to our national security — but as they return home, that mission extends beyond the battlefield, as vets work to ensure that future generations never go to war over resources.¬†Sustainable energy and sustainable food are what most wars are fought over now. Our returning marines know it, and they’re doing something about it.

Watch as Dylan Ratigan talks about the connection between vets, jobs, sustainability and security with Liz Perez of GC Green, and John Hofmeister, former CEO of Shell Oil and founder of Citizens for Affordable Energy, as well as some amazing veterans we met on the road on the West Coast who are working for change.