Operation Song™ is a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Nashville Tennessee founded in 2012. We pair professional songwriters with veterans, active military and their families to help them tell their stories through song. We hold weekly workshops in Middle Tennessee and sponsor events and group retreats throughout the U.S. Those we serve need no musical background, only the desire to tell their story. In a typical session, the songwriter listens and encourages the participant to lay out the “puzzle pieces” of his or her experience. Together, they arrange those pieces into verses and choruses. The result is a complete song that they can call their own.
Can’t stop showing off the song. I love it. It’s my motivation, the coolest thing ever…
Songwriting has done more for me in two months than the shrink did in two years.
This is therapy on steroids.
This is my liberation song.
Words cannot express how valuable and precious this experience has been for me. Never through my husband’s military career has anyone sat and asked me to tell my story as a military wife.
Just wanted to say I keep finding guitar picks in the dryer…. Three today alone. He has been practicing his song and last night when he couldn’t sleep he pulled out a note book and was SONG WRITING.
Now I don’t have to think about it, I can just listen to my song.