FROM THE FIELD

Addressing Critical Health Needs and Instability in Southern Somalia

Greetings, We recently supported an interesting, impactful, and innovative event in southern Somalia: a continuing education medical training conference in Kismayo. The event addressed widespread local health needs created by years of systemic neglect at the hands of the al-Shabaab terrorist group and worsening drought and food insecurity. Over the course of 6 years, when … Continued

We are thankful!

Dear supporters, Happy Thanksgiving! We’re always thankful for you and the support you give us throughout the year as we work all over the world to make our troops safer and more successful in their missions. Today, we wanted to give you a chance to hear what our field team is thankful for. These combat … Continued

SoA teams up with US troops and the Lebanese Army to support civilians victimized by ISIS

In August, two years after ISIS overran the border town of Arsal, storming military installations and killing nearly 20 soldiers, the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) launched a major offensive aimed at dislodging the terrorist group from Lebanese soil. The multi-pronged assault, dubbed “Dawn of the Hills” (named for the mountainous region along the Syrian border), … Continued

Veterans Day: Joining hands in common purpose

Fellow citizens, Please join us today in reflecting on the sacrifices made by Americans in service to our country. When President Eisenhower issued the first “Veterans Day Proclamation” in 1954, he spoke of all citizens joining hands in common purpose to recognize this sacrifice. The commitment to service and dedication to country exemplified by our … Continued