Empowering veterans and active duty military
to tell their stories through the process of songwriting
in creative and therapeutic settings
Download "The Last Monday in May" here.
WHAT OUR VETERANS SAY...
WHAT OUR THERAPISTS AND SONGWRITERS SAY...
Shane, Soldiers Medal recipient, Iraq
"Can't stop showing off the song. I love it. It's my motivation, the coolest thing ever..."
Kate, US Air Force
"This is my liberation song."
Jimmy, US Navy, Vietnam
"Songwriting has done more for me in two months than the shrink did in two years."
David, Army Combat Medic, Vietnam
"I have witnessed a veteran move from the corner of the room to the end of the table in two months time. Thank you Operation Song. Your program works."
Ian, Army flight medic, Iraq and Afghanistan
I'm speechless. I can't wait to play this for my guys."
Joe, Vietnam veteran
"This is therapy on steroids."
Co-Chair, Patient Centered Care Committee, Veterans Administration, after attending an Operation Song workshop.
"This is the proudest moment I’ve ever had working for this (the VA) organization.”
Veterans Administration Recreational Therapist.
"This program is amazing...what you are doing for these veterans will be life changing and I thank you."
U.S. Army Chaplain
"Thank you for what you do for our Soldiers here at Fort Campbell. The group has been beyond my expectations, and you have worked with and drawn in some of the toughest folks to reach in our formation."
"This was the best day of my life."
Don Goodman, songwriter
"None of my hit songs have meant more to me than what I’ve written with the veterans”.
The Operation Song board of directors includes veterans of Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, professional songwriters and others dedicated to serving the military.