Honoring Our PACT Act, Bipartisan Agreement Reached

We wish to thank all who have helped to bring justice and care to toxic-exposed Servicemembers and Veterans by contributing their time, efforts, and resources. We are glad to share…

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The Four Pillars of Action

Last April, when the Biden Administration announced U.S. forces would depart Afghanistan by September 2021, SOAA went into action. From advocating for speeding up the SIV process, to the evacuation…

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Troops Exposed To Toxins Need Justice Now

Members of the Special Operations Forces are in need of further support due to their service-connected exposure to toxic substances. SOF members are diagnosed with over 50 types of cancers…

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20 VSOs Sign Support For Senate Resolution

Since the fall of Kabul, SOAA has fought for our Afghan allies, providing safe housing, material support, and life-saving intelligence to men, women, and children targeted by the Taliban. We…

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Supporting the Honor Our PACT Act

It is estimated that 3.5 million Veterans should be eligible for VA Health Care due to service-connected exposure to toxic substances. And yet, the VA approval rate of these disability…

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Senators Blumenthal & Moran Honor Veteran-Led Evacuation Efforts

The Special Operations Association of America (SOAA) is grateful to Senators Moran and Blumenthal of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, who introduced a Senate Resolution to honor the Veteran-led…

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Dr. Frueh Speaks On Operator Syndrome

It's been well documented that the Special Operations community wrestles with a higher rate of suicide than the rest of the US military. As an organization, we have been working…

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Camaraderie Is Essential When Transitioning Out Of SOF

Transition struggles are real for every SOF operator and those who have served with us in a direct support function. The connection we have in this elite brother/sisterhood while we…

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Trying to Fix My Brain: Daniel Luna’s Experience

I remember asking the neurologist at the top military brain clinic in the United States if he had ways to make my brain better. I was tired of being given…

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Women in SOF Face Unique Challenges

As a valued member of the SOAA team, Jaclyn (Jax) Scott has shown tireless dedication in advocating for the SOF community. As a woman, serving in SF as a CST…

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