FROM THE FIELD

Women’s Leadership Forum held in N’Djamena, Chad

Special Operations Command Africa hosted its first Women’s Leadership Forum during International Women’s Day in N’Djamena, Chad, Mar. 7, 2017, as a part of Exercise Flintlock. This leadership discussion forum was led by Chadian women from across the spectrum of employment to address Chadian challenges and opportunities, and was facilitated by the U.S. Embassy and … Continued

International Women’s Day: My chance to reflect on service with fellow female combat veterans in northern Iraq

International Women’s Day is on March 8—a day to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations around the world. It’s a day to highlight the importance of women in society, the obstacles and challenges they’ve faced, and to promote generations of women, their influence, and their accomplishments. It’s an honor to be writing about … Continued

Helping stop Russia in Ukraine

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

Better Quality Life in Colombia

Greetings All – I wanted to share an update on a donation in Cauca, Colombia that was recently kicked off to help local youth enjoy a better quality of life. I recently traveled to Cali, Colombia to sync up with the US Special Operations advisors who are working in one of the most dangerous regions … Continued