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National President To Welcome Guests

Kansas City, Mo.  |   July 23, 2018 National President Dee Guillory will honor Bob Regan, founder of Operation Song™, a nonprofit that pairs professional songwriters with veteran, active-duty military and their families to help them tell their stories through song. Regan will receive the Catch the Dream for Our Veterans Award for his work

Music Technology Policy: Operation Song

Written by Chris Castle, Music Technology Policy    |     June 22, 2018 “In a world in which everything is subject to the passing of time, art alone is both subject to time and yet victorious over it.” ― André Malraux I wanted to call your attention to Operation Song, a nonprofit run by

#Veteran of the Day: Carl Murphy

Written by Mei-Mei Chun-May   |   June 18, 2018 Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Carl Murphy and his #OperationSong, “Forgotten War”. Carl served during for three years during the Korean War and served in the reserves for five years. Carl joined the military when he was 18 years old. He was placed in South

Songwriter Takes Military Vets’ Memories and Turns Them Into Music. For Many, It’s Therapy.

Written by Robin Trimarchi, Ledger-Enquirer  |  April 27, 2018 It’s been said that it takes three chords and the truth to make a hit song. Nashville songwriter J.T. Cooper found that truth in Korean War veteran Murray Bradfield when they spent a weekend together recently at the Warrior Outreach Ranch in Fortson. Scott Singer of

#Veteran of the Day: Mike Cowger

Written by Kelsey Turner   |    April 7, 2018 Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Mike Cowger and his #OperationSong “My War”. Mike served during the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1974. Mike served as an aircraft mechanic in many locations including Thailand, the Philippines, Taiwan, Japan, Germany, Guam and Vietnam. He participated in

#Veteran of the Day: Marty Gillahan

Written by Nick Pearlman   |    March 30, 2018 Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Marty Gillahan and his #OperationSong, “Medevac”. Marty served for 28 years and retired in 2015. Marty was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, and attended high school during the Vietnam War. He and several friends decided to enlist toward the

Tennessee Crossroads

https:// Hear about 'Operation Song,' a program where Nashville songwriters help veterans deal with PTSD by writing songs about the memories that haunt them.   Source: NPT Aired: 03/15/2018

#Veteran of the Day: David A. Wyatt

Written by Lyly Luhachack   |   February 26, 2018 Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps and Iraq War Veteran David A. Wyatt and his #OperationSong, “Chattanooga Rain.” I’ll always see you through the Chattanooga Rain On July 16, 2015, the Navy Operational Support Center Chattanooga was attacked. Four Marines and one Navy sailor were killed.