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News From NSOF | March 2022

News From NSOF | March 2022

Suzanna FisherMar 27, 2022


Beyond a Retreat - Coop's Reset 2022 

Last month, 60 Navy Special Operations service members across both coasts took part in one of our most impactful programs to date. Formerly the Operator Reset Initiative, Coop’s Reset was named in honor of late Navy EOD Warrior EODCS Steve "Coop" Cooper.

It has been painful for too long to watch teammates hang up their uniforms and no longer have that clear, focused vision alongside peers who shared our values and struggles. Along with the physical and emotional wounds from the job, that loss of purpose can sometimes be too much to bear, and the tragic statistics have been overwhelming.

Veteran retreats rely on combat and disorders as the commonality service members all share and require varying degrees of structured therapy, potentially creating the perception that there is something wrong with you if you attend. While these sorts of programs have been effective, we believed there was a need for a program that addresses these challenges at a truly preventative level. 

Coop's Reset was created to give those still in the fight a meaningful opportunity to reset while at the same time opening our arms to those who have retired or separated to ensure they know they ALWAYS have a place within our extraordinary and unique community.

If you would like to find out more information supporting this or other programs, please contact Suzanna Fisher at or 757-716-8134.

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NSO Spotlight

No Mercy No Quit

No Mercy No Quit (NMNQ) was founded by two Navy EOD Operators who are “Driven by Adrenaline” and determined to succeed in all aspects of life. NMNQ wants to inspire everybody to get out of their comfort zone & never give up in the pursuit of achieving their dreams.

With great appreciation and to give back to their community that has ingrained many of these core values into the NMNQ doctrine, they made this limited edition EOD tribute collection to help fund the NSO Memorial Project. Over the course of only three weeks, these NSO Operators raised over $10,000 in proceeds, which will be donated and appropriated to the Memorial!

We are incredibly grateful to partner with this amazing NSO-owned company that shares NSOF's values and is committed to never letting our fallen brothers die twice.

While the pre-sale is over, NSOF will have a limited inventory for sale, made available by request

What We Do


Critical Care for NSO Warriors

Our most solemn obligation here at NSOF is ensuring our Warriors and their families always have a place to turn to for support. We understand firsthand what is required to maintain the resiliency of our heroes and their families by providing gap solutions when assistance cannot be provided through other channels.

This year alone, NSOF has provided immediate assistance - in 24hrs or less - to 7 NSO Families experiencing unexpected emergencies. This critical gap assistance ranges anywhere from emergency travel expenses and meals to disaster relief funding.

We can only serve the unserved and provide our heroes who have sacrificed so much for our freedoms with this level of support thanks to our generous donors and partners. If you would like to find out more information supporting this or other programs, please get in touch with Suzanna Fisher at or 757-716-8134


Free Flights at iFly Virginia Beach

We were thrilled to partner with iFly Virginia Beach last month, who provided over 100 NSO members with the gift of flight!!

Our families deserve the utmost gratitude and respect for the sacrifices they make as their NSO Warriors leave to fight our Nation's battles.

iFly's ongoing and continued support of the Navy Special Operations Foundation as well as the Navy EOD & Navy Diver community it serves allows us to help fill the void and facilitate building meaningful friendships between families who share common struggles.

The NSO Memorial

Well over a year in the making, we are proud and thrilled to unveil The NSO Memorial Project - A joint project proudly presented by the Navy Special Operations Foundation (NSOF), and one of our closest partners, the Navy EOD Association (NEODA).

The NSO Memorial not only honors our fallen Navy Special Operations heroes, its unique and original design simultaneously promotes healing and wellness for those who are still among us.

We've worked diligently to ensure that meaning has been embedded in every detail of this project and are proud to announce that we expect to break ground this coming Spring.

While approval for the NSO Memorial is pending, we are currently accepting pledges for donations towards this incredible project.

Upcoming Events


2022 NSOF Benefit Gala

Join us Saturday, June 11th, for our annual Navy Special Operations Foundation Benefit Gala at The Hilton Main in Norfolk, VA! This formal, black-tie Gala is held to celebrate the laurels of the men and women who comprise the Navy Special Operations community.

Keynote Speaker 

Congressman Ronny Jackson 

Doctor Ronny Jackson is a retired Rear Admiral in the United States Navy and currently the U.S. Representative for Texas' 13th congressional district.

He has served three administrations, directed the Executive Health Care for the President’s Cabinet and Senior Staff, served as Physician Supervisor for the Camp David Presidential Retreat, held the position of Physician to the White House, and led the White House Medical Unit as its Commanding Officer. 

Sponsorships & Silent Auction

Sponsor this amazing event to benefit our Gold Star, Wounded Warrior, and NSO families. Enjoy a night of fine dining, live entertainment, and a silent auction to help us celebrate and support the incredible accomplishments of the NSO community!

NSOF is also actively seeking items for our silent auction. If you own a business or know of one that would be interested in donating, we would love to hear from you!


Never Forgotten 5k Series

New Date, Same Amazing Race!
After careful consideration, we have decided to move our race to Sept. 10th, 2022, during Patriots' Day weekend. Make sure to check back next week when we launch our pre-registration sales!

Join us Patriots' Day Weekend to honor our fallen heroes by participating in the Never Forgotten 5k Series! Our broadcast will feature spectacular hosts, special guests, giveaways, and much more!

Ways to Support

NSOF Athlete Ambassador Program
Athlete Ambassadors are individuals who, through athletic events or activities, have devoted their time, energy, and resources to help support the families and Warriors that comprise the Navy Special Operations Community. These men and women understand the sacrifice it takes to be the best, and we are honored they choose to represent NSOF!

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