Dear SoA team members, This week, as we reflect upon the tremendous sacrifices made by our forefathers 73 years ago on the beaches of Normandy, I’d like to share with you the recent experience Jim and I had visiting similar sites of steadfast American courage and commitment in the Pacific. Jim and I just returned … Continued
I’m just finishing up my time here in Chad, where I’ve spent the last few days observing the end of Flintlock 2017. This annual exercise is a critical part of US and allied counter extremism efforts in West Africa, as it provides a multinational platform to hone skills and strengthen relationships among Special Operations Forces … Continued
Dear supporters, I just got back from Ukraine with Chris Clary, SoA’s Europe project manager. While tensions are rising in the country as Russian-backed fighters launch a new wave of attacks, I’m also happy to report some good news. Army FM, the radio station we developed in collaboration with the US Embassy and the Ukrainian … Continued
Greetings from Kyiv, where winter temperatures have plummeted and the streets are blanketed by a fresh layer of snow. Chris and I are here to discuss the current situation with US officials and follow up on the projects we’ve been working on for the past year. In recent weeks, the security situation in eastern Ukraine … Continued
Greetings, I’d like to share an update with you about a project we first told you about here. Reacting to a critical need identified by a US Army Civil Affairs team working in Kosovo, Spirit of America funded repairs for a women’s shelter that will serve victims of violence. During the war for independence from … Continued
Our Ops Director, Isaac Eagan giving us an example of Spirit of America’s elevator pitch, live from Iraqi Kurdistan. Listen as he explains SoA’s model and how we’re able to work in some of the world’s toughest places. Learn how you can help here.