Closing Thought–16Aug19

Special operations has had its problems and its bad news in the last year or two….but there is one thing that continues the Special Operations Warrior Foundation….

Special Operations Warrior Foundation SOWF

The Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) is a non-profit organization located in Tampa, Florida. The SOWF exists to care for the families of fallen and wounded special operations forces.

The SOWF was founded in 1980 after the attempt to rescue 53 American hostages in Iran. The operation resulted in the loss of eight special operations servicemen who left behind 17 children.

Since then, the Special Operations Warrior Foundation has assisted hundreds of children of fallen special operators with financial assistance in their pursuit of a post-secondary education. In addition, the SOWF has assisted countless wounded and injured special operations warriors.

The SOWF has two principle missions. It provides financial assistance for post-secondary education (college, university, or trade schools) to the surviving children of special operations personnel who lose their lives in the line-of-duty. In addition, it provides immediate financial grants to severely combat-wounded and hospitalized special operations personnel and their families.

Visit and check them out…..Special Operations Warrior Foundation

I hope that everyone has a safe and happy weekend….

“Lego Ergo Scribo”

2 thoughts on “Closing Thought–16Aug19

  1. That sounds like a very good cause, chuq. But I cannot help thinking that the government should make sure to look after the families of brave men who died in the service of their country. They shouldn’t have to rely on a charitable foundation.
    Best wishes, Pete.

    1. I completely agree…but unfortunately the government thinks of them as a tool….when broken…discard and get a new one….chuq

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