Checking in with Chuck: Week 1 of my GSF Internship

Week #1 of my DoD SkillBridge Internship with the Global SOF Foundation (GSF) was a refreshing step into the civilian world. On Day 1 I found myself in my first virtual weekly staff meeting discussing an After-Action Report (AAR) for the Global SOF Symposium that occurred two weeks prior. It was nice to participate in […]

Skillbridge: The Veteran Internship Program that brought us Steve Jones

This post was written by Stephen Jones, the GSF Director of Partner Relations A year ago, this week, I was attentively listening to my instructor guiding me through to rituals of the Department of Defense (DoD) mandated Transition Assistance Program, or TAP. I felt prepared for my transition from the military because I began planning […]

Special Operations Seminar Prepares Veterans for Careers after Active Duty

Special Operations Forces (SOF) are the most elite units of the military, and according to the SOF for Life Survey, they aren’t getting the support they need to transition to meaningful employment after their military service ends. This survey was developed by the Global SOF Foundation, a non-profit professional association for SOF around the world, […]

Getting the Facts through the SOF for Life Survey

By Stu Bradin, GSF President and CEO If you do nothing else after reading this, click on the link below and take the SOF for Life survey – we need more former Special Operations Forces (SOF), especially NCOs, to provide input on their experience when they transitioned from active duty. Take the Survey: http://bit.ly/SOFforLife_Survey To my knowledge, there […]

Sneak Peak at SOF for Life Survey Results

SOF for Life is an important tenant of the Global SOF Foundation—it embodies our mission to create a network of Special Operations Forces (SOF) by keeping members of the community in the fold beyond their active duty careers. If you aren’t familiar with SOF for Life, it’s a program comprised of offerings from three partnered non-profit organizations: […]