Special Operations Survivors


Our Mission

The mission of Special Ops Survivors is to embrace and empower surviving spouses of Special Operations personnel to help them build a future that their fallen heroes would have wanted for them.

Our Services

At Special Ops Survivors, our services are broken down into three areas: individual emotional support, group emotional support and financial assistance.


To find out if you or someone you know is eligible for our services, please see our eligibility policy. If you are interested in receiving our services, please fill out our new survivor form and a member of our team will contact you.  LINK

Services List

Individual Emotional Support

  • Initial Grief Kits
  • Survivor Transition Assistance Recovery Team (START)
  • Peer-to-Peer Mentorship
  • “Forget-Me-Not” Outreaches

Group Emotional Support

  • Annual Survivors’ Conferences
  • Community Advocacy Relationship Empowerment Service (CARES) Regional Recovery Groups

Financial Assistance

  • Education and Career Advancement Grants
  • Emergency Financial Aid


Each weekend-long survivors’ conference is designed to be a practical learning experience providing life skills advice in areas such as coping and resilience, nutrition, and financial planning. Moreover, it is the bonding and connections forged amongst the survivors that are truly priceless.