The Special Forces Foundation provides immediate and ongoing support to the Special Forces community and their families.
THOSE WE SEEK TO SERVE
Since the inception of Army Special Forces in 1950, Green Berets have been at the forefront of every US involved conflict. As major conflicts draw down, the demand for special operations forces increases. In the last decade, our Special Forces warriors have suffered the greatest casualty rate of any force on the ground. The accumulative toll of operations is felt by the entire Special Forces Regiment and their families.
SUSTAINING THE FORCE
Special Forces operators struggle with questions as old as warfare itself: how can the human body be conditioned to absorb the repetitive physical punishment of combat and still perform at the elite level? How does the mind and spirit heal and thrive after the extreme stress of operations and relentless exposure to the worst parts of humanity? How can we insulate our families from these horrors without isolating ourselves?
The problems our not new. The solutions will be. How we attend to our Special Forces families will determine how the United States fares in the long wars now and ahead.