Bridging Barriers to Care for SOF

To overcome these barriers, the Military Special Operations Family Collaborative takes a three-pronged approach to strengthen SOF community well-being. We research, educate, and connect special operations units, service members, veterans, families, healthcare providers, researchers, military leaders, partnering organizations, and everyone in-between. 

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SOF Team Room: Legacy Beyond the Battlefield

Join this critical conversation on November 9th Following the the end of the War in Afghanistan & 20 years of the War on Terror, Special Operations Forces (SOF) service members, veterans, and spouses alike are struggling with the many sacrifices made over the past two decades. There is a critical need for honest conversation within the community, and MSOF…

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Healthcare for Those at the Edge of War

What Keeps Elite Military Service Members From Health Care They Need? Our elite warfighting community has a unique healthcare problem. They have access to the best of care – emergency care – on the battlefield and the worst of care – acute care – at home. You might be curious how this situation is even possible. How can you…

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The End of the War in Afghanistan

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A Collective Reflection and a Call for Open Conversation from Members of the Special Operations Community It is challenging, maybe impossible, to find acceptable words to describe the thoughts, feelings, and reflections that have coursed through our mind – and heart – the past several weeks. We believe we are no different than anyone else…

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Was it Worth It?

A Veteran, Spouse, Mother and Health Expert’s Perspective following the end of the war in Afghanistan. As we watch the scene in Afghanistan unfold, this seems to be the question that we, as a Nation, are grappling with. More specifically, it is a question that I see so many of my brothers and sisters struggling…

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How to Erase Confusion About Real Food

In my conversations with people about good nutrition, I’ve heard a variety of interpretations of what it means to eat real food. Many people are uncertain about the best way to determine if food is real or not. For some food or food-like foods, it is obvious they aren’t real. What about foods that sound…

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