Navigating your VA Benefits: Lessons from Someone Who Messed it Up

This blog was written by COL (Ret) Stuart “Stu” Bradin, the President/CEO of the Global SOF Foundation. Heading into the Unknown When I started my retirement process at USSOCOM I had no idea what to expect. I was stressed out more during this period than at any time in my career – including combat. I […]

The Honor Foundation adds a Virtual Course

The Global SOF Foundation (GSF) jointly hosted the inaugural Modern Warfare Symposium and Expo at the Iron Mike Conference Center on Fort Bragg last month. Following the two-day event, we supported a SOF for Life transition seminar hosted by Joe Musselman of The Honor Foundation (THF). I have participated in a few of these, and to be […]

Modern Warfare Symposium: SOF for Life and Looking Forward

The SOF for Life Seminar On Thursday, the exhibit hall of the Modern Warfare Expo had no remaining signs of its 35+ exhibitors and the Symposium room was broken down into smaller meeting rooms for local use. However, the Global SOF team still had a small presence in the Iron Mike Conference Center on Ft. Bragg in […]

Checking in with Chuck: The Road to Retirement

It has been a whirlwind month of interning with GSF starting with the SOFIC pre-game, AKA, the Annual GSF Tampa Reception. It was great to witness the level of team work and execution that is the hallmark of TEAM-GSF. I won’t bore you with the details of the extensive planning involved in making sure an […]

Checking in with Chuck: Part 3

There hasn’t been any rest for the Global SOF Foundation Intern since my last blog.  It has been a solid 3 weeks of engagements, events, medical appointments, and family events. GEOINT 2018 was my first “rodeo” (re: trade show) with GSF. The team linked up “bright and early” (civilian style) at 10am to meet with […]