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Honoring The Legacy
of America's Finest

Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures complete post-secondary educational support and additional educational opportunities “cradle to career,” for eligible surviving children of fallen Special Operations Personnel and children of all Medal of Honor Recipients; and provides immediate financial assistance to severely wounded, ill, and injured Special Operations Personnel — today and in the future.

Warrior Fatalities
Surviving Children
Severely Wounded
Eligible Children
Non-Military Spouse Fatalities
College Graduates

Be part of a Battlefield Promise

Who We are

On April 24, 1980, at a remote airstrip known as DESERT ONE, a battlefield promise made to 17 American children – when 8 Special Operations Forces were tragically lost in a daring mission – OPERATION EAGLE CLAW – to rescue 52 American hostages in Iran. 

Invest In Generations of Student Success

Ways to Give

We remain resolute in our mission to support our deserving families and are so very grateful for your generous support. We couldn’t do it without you. 


Donate Directly

By mail, online, through crypto, corporate giving and car donations. 


Named Scholarships

Multi-year giving pledges to fund the education of a student or multiple students.


Impact Partnerships Fundraising

Businesses committing to donations, employee engagement and co-marketing.


Event Sponsorships

Businesses investing in our programs through dinners, golf outings, etc. 

How you can make an impact


Upcoming events

Take action and be a part of changing lives

Honoring the legacy of America's finest

Stories & Recognition

Join Forces: Texas Style, Stars in the State

This past Saturday evening, hundreds gathered at the Omni Dallas Hotel for our annual Join Forces: Texas Style major fundraising dinner, presented by Decisive Point

Patriotic Pick, In Season

SOWF thanks husband and wife team, actress Jill Wagner and U.S. Army Major Dave Lemanowicz, for hosting the recent inaugural Patriotic Pick at Scott Mansion