The Military Special Operations Family Collaborative is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public health initiative for the Special Operations Forces (SOF) community. Our mission is to enable the sustained success of America's special ops warriors and families through collaborative health and well-being research and programs.

Adding certainty to the journey

The systemic gaps and barriers faced by special operations service members, veterans, and families impact their health, well-being, high performance, effective leadership, and ultimately community legacy. We uncover the root causes and do the hard and slow work to bring key stakeholders together for action to benefit the whole SOF community – and beyond.

Uncovering Gaps & Barriers

We collaborate with thought leaders to uncover and target the systemic gaps and barriers impacting SOF legacy.

Elevating What Works

We connect families to programs and resources that are culturally competent, high quality, ethical, and effective.

Educating for Impact

We create tools to support and enhance programs and key functions of our partners, including assessments, cultural competency education, family workshops, and more.

Thriving in Special Operations

SOF is a unique health subcommunity, consisting of 70,000 service members across the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force, their families, and an estimated 40,000+ veterans. We're forging a sense of belonging across service branch lines and empowering families to find the right resources at the right time.

Our vision is a community where SOF service members, veterans, spouses, and youth thrive amid the uncertainty and intensity of this lifestyle. We are taking action every day to make this vision a reality.

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Amy, SOF Spouse of 24 Years

“MSOF fills an overdue and needed gap for SOF spouses, offering a future with easy-to-find and trusted resources to help navigate this unpredictable lifestyle at an individual’s leisure.”

Nonprofit Leader

“I don’t have time, but I spend what I have here because no one is doing the work you are doing.”

Former SOF leader

“You all are doing incredible work keeping these discussions going. The forum keeps education and advocacy on tough topics at the forefront for the Families and the Force.”

Army SOF Spouse

The entire community would benefit from all of this information.

News & Updates

The Power of Purpose & the Poppy Flower

A Collab with Poppy + Pink to Help SOF Spouses Thrive The defining factor between service as an honor and service as a tragedy is whether or not the warrior succeeds when he returns home. When we support the whole family, we support the service member. This is true now and has always been true…

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Midgrade Transition Tips

Our guest blog post was written by Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Gomez, CEO of First Person Xperience LLC, an education and training company focused on teaching Creativity, Adaptability, and Human Dynamics to National Defense Professionals. Gomez currently serves in the US Army Reserve as the Commander of the 384th Military Police Battalion. During his twenty years…

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The Warrior’s Table Fundraiser Ideas

Today, we invite you to join us in making a difference through volunteer-hosted fundraisers. Whether it’s to support the purchase of our book, The Warrior’s Table, or to purchase bulk orders for military unit fundraisers, your efforts will directly impact the lives of those who have served our country. Let’s rally together and create a…

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Generous Supporters

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