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Operation Song helps Veterans heal by telling their stories through music.

Grammy and Dove Award-nominated songwriter Bob Regan founded Operation Song, a music-based therapy program,  in 2012, collaborating with Grammy Award-nominated songwriter Don Goodman and a music therapist. Operation Song’s mission is to empower Veterans and active duty military to tell their stories through songwriting. The stories they have to tell are powerful.  That’s why VA

Several Chords and the Truth

Not long after his son, U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, was mortally shot at the U.S. Naval and Marine Reserve Center on July 16, 2015, Tracy Smith was ready to die himself. The grief was simply too much. Then he heard a song. And it changed his life. Read more on Times

Operation Song at the Opry

On May 28th Ian Wagner, Jimmy Ray Sells, and Bob Regan performed "Last Monday in May" for 4,400 live and had the performance broadcasted to 37 states and parts of Canada on 650 AM WSM. They were the only act that night to receive a standing ovation and even had Vince Gill say, "wow, that

Belmont Partners with Local Songwriting Organizations to Co-Write with Veterans

Three Nashville organizations recently partnered to host a day-long songwriting retreat for veterans at Belmont University’s Music Row campus. Belmont and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (NaSHOF) co-sponsored the event led by Operation Song™, an organization that helps veterans and active-duty military tell their stories through the process of songwriting. “We were excited to