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

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News & Updates

The Role of Community in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy for Special Ops

On April 25th, 2023, the Military Special Operations Family Collaborative hosted a SOF Health Deep Dive live Q&A with several experts (jump to experts) on these important questions surrounding psychedelic-assisted therapy for special operations community members: Please share this page widely with any special ops service members, veterans, family members, and providers in your networks…

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SOF Kid Art Contest Winners 2023!

Judging has concluded and we are thrilled to announce the winners of our Art Contest for SOF Kids in honor of Month of the Military Child. This year’s theme was Family Dinner, and the kids came through with some beautiful submissions.

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Pre-Order The Warrior’s Table

Recipes that Cultivate Connection through War, Change, and Uncertainty The Warrior’s Table tells the story of life in the Special Operations Forces (SOF) community through the experiences of real SOF spouses and families across the service branches. Our family dinner team, The Cast Iron Crew, shares recipes from decades in SOF and how they safeguard…

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