SkillBridge: An Opportunity for Interns and Transition Training

By Stu Bradin, GSF President Please give me five minutes of your time to provide you with something I think might help you. If you are a GSF Corporate Partner or an Individual Member you should learn more about the Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge initiative. The DoD SkillBridge initiative promotes the civilian job training authority available […]

Finding Passion and Purpose in Work when the Mission was your Life

A Successful Transition – Finding passion and purpose in your work when the mission was your life By Chris Clary Project Manager, Spirit of America Any veteran who has been downrange and experienced the thrill of serving abroad knows that our civilian careers will likely never match the level of intensity we experienced in uniform. Our […]

Know your Worth when you Transition

By COL (Ret.) Stu Bradin and Dr. Keenan Yoho ————— One of the great things about working for the Global SOF Foundation (GSF) is we get to help Special Operations Forces (SOF) every day. There are a lot of activities that support global SOF but one area that is beginning to pick up steam is […]

Big Jobs for our SOF…for Life

“Big jobs usually go to those who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.” – Theodore Roosevelt We know that SOF are elite, and they have truly “big” jobs while they serve.  At the GSF, we strive to ensure that they transition into big jobs after their military service.   We do this in a few […]

Mastering the Transition through Special Forces Networking Techniques

By Juan Perez U.S. Army Special Forces detachments are highly effective force multipliers because they are masters of networking. When I first deployed as commander of my first detachment I saw this fact first hand. The engineer sergeant began to establish a good working relationship with the most influential local logisticians, suppliers, and vendors. The […]