Operation Strong Mind

Connect, Engage, Advocate, Empower

To maximize military community members’ potential and social resilience by connecting military and civilian communities through education, advocacy, and meaningful interpersonal intervention.


Did you know?


Loneliness is the main cause of suicidal thinking among thousands of older soldiers. It’s true that veterans need medical attention for their suffering in depression and PTSD, but more importantly, they need meaningful social interaction and engagement with civilians to truly begin their life in the civilian world.



veterans commit suicide every day

Less than 1%

US Population has military experience

The 4th

largest veteran’s population State is Pennsylvania