RE: Situation in Afghanistan

As events rapidly unfold in Afghanistan, the news may be distressing to many service members, Veterans, their families, caregivers, and survivors.

You are not alone.

The undersigned organizations care for, represent, and support you. They’re standing by to help.

Act. Get help, or give help. Reach out to teammates and fellow military or Veteran-connected family members and friends. Check in on them.
Volunteer. Contribute your time and resources to Afghan interpreters and refugees, or organizations that provide mental health services or other programs and services for the military and Veteran community.

We’re all in this together.

If you are a veteran, military member, family service member, including National Guard and Reserves, caregiver or survivor, immediate help is available through the Veterans Crisis Line and Military Crisis Line by calling 1-800-273-8255 and pressing 1 or by texting 838255.


American Red Cross
America’s Warrior Partnership
The Armed Forces Retiree Association
Armed Services YMCA
Blue Star Families
Beth Conlin
Bunker Labs
Code of Support Foundation
Cohen Veterans Network
Combined Arms
Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services
Elizabeth Dole Foundation
Exceptional Families of the Military
Freedom Learning Group
Sarah L. Friedman, Ph.D.
The Independence Fund
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Military Child Education Coalition
Military Family Advisory Network
Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University
Military Spouse Advocacy Network
Military Spouse JD Network
The Mission Continues
Modern Military Association of America
Nation’s Finest
National Math & Science Initiative
Partners in PROMISE
PENFED Foundation
PsychArmor Institute
Psych Hub
Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers (Operation Family Caregiver)
Saralyn Mark, MD
Schultz Family Foundation
Sea Service Family, Foundation
Secure Families Initiative
Semper Fi & America’s Fund
The Society for Military Psychology
Student Veterans of America
Team RWB
The Retired Enlisted Association
Travis Manion Foundation
TriWest Community Partners
United Through Reading
Vets’ Community Connections
VetsFirst United Spinal Association
Veterans Education Success
The Women’s Memorial & Foundation
wear blue: run to remember

Read the PDF letter hereWOC Statement of Afghanistan as of 7_050 PM CT 08_16_2021.docx