Together with partner organizations, Secure Families Initiative penned an OpEd in Stars and Stripes. “Honor Veterans: Repeal the Iraq War Authorization” is co-authored by SFI Executive Director collaborated with Naveed Shah, the Political Director at Common Defense and an Iraq War veteran, and Luis Cardona, the Federal Affairs Liaison at Concerned Veterans for America.
Press and Events
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.
Secure Families Initiative Director Sarah Streyder and volunteer Erin Anhalt co-authored an editorial published by DefenseOne about “three critical areas for investment that deserve attention” in Pentagon budget debates.
Secure Families Initiative volunteer Ariana Basilias was published in The Seattle Times.
Secure Families Initiative Director Sarah Streyder co-authored an opinion piece with Adam Weinstein of the Quincy Institute. “Biden, Afghanistan and the commodification of the American warfighter” was published on FoxNews.com.
Secure Families Initiative volunteer Marla Bautista’s Editorial was published in the Miami Herald.
Secure Families Initiative hosted a panel called Beyond the Feel-Good Photo Op: Military and Veteran Families Speaking Out.
Secure Families Initiative Director Sarah Streyder appeared on FoxNews to discuss reports of Russian bounties on US troops. The segment was also shared across Yahoo! digital properties.