As the only organization that engages in policy and legislation advocacy on behalf of the men and women in the Special Operations community, SOAA is committed to identifying solutions and making recommendations that best serve Special Operation Forces on and off the battlefield.
Here’s a snapshot of some of the issues we’re currently working on. Join us, as we fight for you!
Recent studies show what we already suspected: That the rate of suicide is higher among our community than that of the civilian population and even that of the rest of the military with TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) being major contributing factors.
Learn about these new findings and what we are doing to help!
From the blog
SOAA is proud to partner with The Heroes Journey in support of its first annual fundraiser – a “Gala From the Stage” – December 6
We’re grateful to MSNBC and Jay Gray for a Veteran’s Day special feature highlighting the selflessness of our team of volunteer Special Operations Forces veterans
Fox News: Evacuating our allies out of Afghanistan was easier than it has been rescuing Americans out of Gaza
Evacuating our allies out of Afghanistan was easier than it has been rescuing Americans out of Gaza, explained our board member, Alex Plitsas, to Fox
We played a pivotal role in the successful evacuation of 5 American female aid workers and an additional 25 humanitarian workers, ensuring their safe passage
Our Executive Director, David Cook, was interviewed by Task and Purpose in an article about the need to rethink how Special Operations Forces are receiving
Fox News highlighted our efforts to evacuate 5 Americans and 25 additional aid workers out of Gaza safely to Egypt. Read more, HERE.
SOAA is deeply concerned about a picture released on the White House’s X (formerly Twitter) account showing President Biden shaking the hands of US Servicemembers.
Our board member, Jeremy Thompson, was on Fox Business with Stuart Varney live from Israel. Amidst the chaos of expanding ground invasion and frequent air
Alex Plitsas, SOAA board member, was interviewed on set at Fox Business with Stuart Varney discussing the complexity of the hostage rescue situation in Gaza.