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 […]

Checking in with Chuck: More from our SkillBridge Intern

A SkillBridge internship does not excuse from all of your military responsibilities – you still have to manage your leave and keep your medical and retirement appointments.  After a whirlwind week 1 with GSF, I travelled with my family to Houston for spring break. After I returned I had two eye surgeries (yes, I can […]

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, […]