Secure Families Initiative Board of Advisors President Heather Aliano wrote an essay for the Just Security Symposium on the 20th anniversary of September 11th. “How Perpetual War Has Changed Us” is a deeply personal reflection on the impacts of twenty years of war on service members and military families.
SFI Executive Director Sarah Streyder spoke with Newsweek about military family reactions to the withdrawal from Afghanistan, and what the events of the last week mean for future military decisions.
Today the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations voted on bipartisan legislation S.J. Res. 10 to repeal the 1991 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMFs) against Iraq. This important vote brings us closer to ending endless war in the Middle East.
On April 14, President Biden announced that U.S. troops would withdraw from Afghanistan by September. Join us in sending the White House a letter of support for bringing our troops home.
Last week marked 100 days since the current presidential administration began. Rejoining the Iran Nuclear Deal was one policy that many expected to happen by this benchmark, but hasn’t happened. We thought this would be a good opportunity to reflect on U.S. nuclear weapons policy and why it matters to military families like us.
According to reports, President Biden is expected to announce a full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September 11th, 2021. We enthusiastically commend the White House for taking this important step toward ending endless wars.
This morning, Secure Families Initiative sent a joint letter to the White House urging President Biden to bring troops home from Afghanistan. We took this action because we’ve seen firsthand how devastating this longest war in American history has been for many military families.
One of the most pressing foreign policy issues facing Congress and the White House right now is Afghanistan. Specifically, whether to fully withdraw U.S. troops from the country by the current target date of May 1, 2021.
Secure Families Initiative is honored and eager to take part in the Biden-Harris administration’s relaunch of Joining Forces. As Joining Forces starts to take its new shape, SFI is sharing four recommendations.
By: Janessa Schilmoeller. 2020 has been filled with unexpected challenges, and the recent election cycle was no different. This election was especially difficult for members of our military community who went to great lengths to have their votes counted. Despite the challenges of voting during a global pandemic, the United States saw record turnout, with […]