As citizens, we owe it to our nation’s service members, veterans and their families to cultivate a strong community for a lifetime of relevant and relatable support.
Join us and help to build and reinforce the veteran support ecosystem from Deployment through Transition and Community Integration with distinct significant impact each step of the way.
Troops and their families receive relevant and relatable long term support while we create opportunities for widespread community involvement with active duty military at home and abroad.
Transitioning back into civilian life is one of the greatest challenges faced by today’s military. We are uniquely positioned to help troops connect with one another and with resources to ensure successful integration.
When military and civilians want to come together in an effort to support our nation’s service members, we unite the community in a meaningful and profound way providing a lasting impact.
Everyone has the ability to make a substantive impact.
Together, we see the need and meet the need.
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By OSD Communications Specialist Bailey Patton Brackin It started with a few posts on social media. Derek Cochran, the General Manager of a Massage Envy in Gilbert, AZ, had taken notice of the work that his longtime friend, Tasha Stonehouse, was doing with OSD. Tasha...read more
By Communications Specialist Bailey Patton Brackin Barry Engelhardt understands transitions. As a member of the National Guard (he will retire with 20 years in March), MBA graduate, human resource professional, husband, and father, he has dealt with his fair share of...read more
By OSD Communications Specialist Bailey Patton Brackin Whether they are a neighbor, family member, or just go to your gym, you probably have at least a few military spouses in your life. And if you have spent any time getting to know them, you understand that being a...read more
By OSD Staff Writer Jason Carter OSD’s Chief Medical Officer, Erik Johnson, was recently invited to Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington. While there, Erik got to go inside Microsoft’s Inclusive Tech Lab, a space on Microsoft’s campus devoted to gamers with...read more
On December 28, 2018, America’s Oldest World War II Veteran passed away after a battle with pneumonia. Richard was 112. Born on May 11, 1906, in Bastrop County, Texas, he joined the army in 1940 as a member of the 188th Engineer Aviation Battalion. He would arrive at...read more
AUSTIN, TEXAS (December 26, 2018) /For immediate release/ — On Veterans Day, Onnit hosted a small group of veteran-supportive organizations for a day of fitness, fun, and networking and some lucky OSD members had the opportunity to take part. The day got started...read more