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…

Comments Off on Supporting the Honor Our PACT Act

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…

Comments Off on Senators Blumenthal & Moran Honor Veteran-Led Evacuation Efforts

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…

Comments Off on Dr. Frueh Speaks On Operator Syndrome

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…

Comments Off on Camaraderie Is Essential When Transitioning Out Of SOF

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…

Comments Off on Trying to Fix My Brain: Daniel Luna’s Experience

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…

Comments Off on Women in SOF Face Unique Challenges

22 Suicides A Day: Time for a Change

It’s Time for a Change: A Case Study on Psychedelics The repercussions of war on a Veteran are severe, not only in terms of physical ailments that are often long-lasting,…

Comments Off on 22 Suicides A Day: Time for a Change

CALL TO ACTION: Support the Afghanistan Evacuation Mission

Tens of thousands of Afghans that supported US policy have been left behind in Afghanistan and currently face repression, imprisonment, torture, and death. The Special Operations Association of America (SOAA)…

Comments Off on CALL TO ACTION: Support the Afghanistan Evacuation Mission