Executive Director Sarah Streyder penned an Opinion piece for Inkstick Media linking the blockbuster movie of the summer, Top Gun: Maverick, and the need for the Iran Nuclear Deal. Like the movie, this piece is a must see.
Press and Events
Joint OpEd: “Honor veterans: Repeal the Iraq War Authorization”
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.
The Forever War on the Homefront: SFI Board of Advisors President for Just Security
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.
Withdrawal from Afghanistan and its Impact on Military Decisions: Streyder in Newsweek
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.
What a Real People-First Pentagon Budget Would Include: Streyder and Anhalt
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.
Our communities can’t continue to carry the burden of war in Afghanistan: SFI volunteer published
Secure Families Initiative volunteer Ariana Basilias was published in The Seattle Times.
Biden, Afghanistan and the commodification of American warfighter: Streyder and Weinstein
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.
U.S. troops have been fighting in Afghanistan long enough. Bring our loved ones home: SFI volunteer published
Secure Families Initiative volunteer Marla Bautista’s Editorial was published in the Miami Herald.
Beyond the Feel-Good Photo Op: Military + Veteran Families Speak Out
Secure Families Initiative hosted a panel called Beyond the Feel-Good Photo Op: Military and Veteran Families Speaking Out.
“Mobilizing military voters”: Director Sarah Streyder on FoxNews
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.