Gripping and realistic, Soldier Songs traces the shift in perception of war from boy to man. Adapted from interviews with veterans of five wars, Soldier Songs explores the idea versus the realities of service and war.
We are proud to present an online forum to honor and thank the military member in your life. Share their name, rank, branch and a story or memory and a photograph.
Buy a ticket for a veteran or active duty soldier to attend a Soldier Songs performance.
There are three chances to experience Soldier Songs: Friday November 11th (Veterans Day) at 7pm, Saturday, November 12th at 7pm, and Sunday, November 13th at 2pm.
|Fri, Nov 11 at 7pm|
|Sat, Nov 12 at 7pm|
|Sun, Nov 13 at 2pm|
Through Soldier Songs, San Diego Opera brings community awareness to the military experience and gives voice to the veteran-based military organizations like these and others:
Helps combat wounded Marines returning from the “War on Terror”, specifically, Marines who have lost limbs. Provides financial aid in the form of trusts, that earn interest, with funds available to the beneficiaries for any purpose that will help our heroes regain their independence.
Strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. Provides morale and moral support, programs, services and live entertainment.
Stands with veterans that survived combat so they survive and thrive. Advocates for public policy, raises awareness, tackles stigma associated with PTSD and builds alliances with other veteran non-profits to help with employment, housing and education.
A network of military owned businesses whose mission is to provide a comprehensive network of such businesses for military and non-military families to support.
The SEAL Future Fund's (SFF) mission is to provide resources to equip active duty and veteran Navy SEALs for success in the civilian world.
Raises funds and awareness for special programs in direct support of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) families on a local, national and global scale.
Surf organization whose mission is to provide wounded or disabled veterans access to surfing by providing them with customized surfing equipment and assistance.
There are many more resources available to military, veterans and their families in Education, Health, Housing, Employment and more in San Diego and nationally. Below find just a few:
Reprinted from the City of San Diego Public Library website with thanks.