America’s Athletes to Honor America’s Heroes Playing America’s Pastime in Support of Special Operations Warrior Foundation

Posted on February 14, 2017

Operation Hawkeye STRIKE FORCE teams challenge others to pledge donations based on their performance on the baseball diamond in 2017 to help children and families of fallen special operations warriors. Mclean, Virginia, February 14, 2017. High school, college, and travel baseball players from across the United States will leverage their skill on the baseball diamond in 2017 to rally support for America’s special operations community through STRIKE FORCE , a new program created in partnership between Operation Hawkeye (OHe), the American Baseball Coaches Association , PLEDGE IT , and the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF), a leading non-profit dedicated to ensuring no-cost college scholarship grants and educational


Top Prep Pitchers Team Up with Leading Baseball Enterprises and Other Partners to Support Gold Star Teen Adventures

Posted on July 7, 2016

The STRIKE FORCE is challenging others to pledge a donation for every strikeout they throw this summer to help teenage children of fallen special operations personnel. Mclean, Virginia, July 4, 2016. Six high school pitchers from Virginia and Maryland are using baseball to rally others in support of the military’s special operations community through Operation Hawkeye: STRIKE FORCE, working with gold Star Teen Adventures (GSTA), a leading non-profit organization that provides adventure camps to the surviving youth of special operations personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty. Since 1980, over 1,000 heroes


OPERATION HAWKEYE GS115 Campaign with Grunt Style To Support Special Operations Gold Star Youth

Posted on January 9, 2015

OPERATION HAWKEYE and mission teammate Grunt Style, LLC , launch “GS115”, whose t-shirt sales will fund programs serving children of fallen Special Operations forces (SOF) warriors (SOF Gold Star youth), created and led by members of the SOF community. The GS115 shirt features a star on the left sleeve, symbolizing a Gold Star child supported by sales of a set of 100.  Once every shirt in the initial set has sold, Grunt Style will update the design, adding another star to the sleeve before sales resume.  According to Will Thomas, the phrase “GOT YOUR 6” appears below the star to


Combat Flip Flops and OpHawkeye Team on Gear to Support SOF Community

Posted on July 15, 2014

Operation Hawkeye and Combat Flip Flops have released a new shemagh to raise money for the family members of wounded or lost special operations soldiers. This limited run of 250 was handmade and manually embroidered in Kabul, Afghanstan. Where are the proceeds going? The Station Foundation: A Homecoming Project for the Warriors & Families of Special Operations THE STATION Foundation (TSF) is a non-government agency providing resources to help all Members and Families of the Special Operations Community attain the same elite performance in their personal lives as they enjoy in uniform. TSF offers a place


Team Hawkeye Recognized With Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Posted on April 5, 2014

On February 11, 2014, Prudential announced that Will Thomas has been selected the top high school volunteer in Virginia, in connection with his support of the U.S. Special Operations forces community through Operation Hawkeye. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. The program was created in 1995 by Prudential in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) to honor middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state, and national level. For


Running With The Bulls USA Selects OHe as National Beneficiary for 2014 Events

Posted on February 11, 2014

Running With the Bulls USA is paying a special tribute to fallen special operations warriors by selecting Operation Hawkeye (OHe) as their National Partner in all of their 2014 events, including festivals in Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and Texas. Helping close the awareness gap of the sacrifices these warriors and their families make, a portion of every runner registration in the 2014 Bull Run season will benefit OHe’s special projects. For details on these events and how you can support the Special Operations community through them, see .


Spider ’90 Tee and Paracord Band Honor Fallen Navy SEAL Erik Kristensen

Posted on January 27, 2014

Operation Hawkeye, working with Nike and Soul Purpose, launched the spider’90 Tee by Nike and a unique spider ’90 paracord band by Soul Purpose honoring LCDR (SEAL) Erik Kristensen. As recounted by Marcus Luttrell in THE LONE SURVIVOR and as brought to the screen by Peter Berg in the 2014 film of the same title, LCDR Kristensen died in Afghanistan during Operation Red Wings. All proceeds from sales of these items, available online through the support of mission teammate, will be donated to the Erik S. Kristensen Memorial Scholarship, established by his family, friends,


TEAM 31 RAFFLE at Shot Show Hits Mark

Posted on January 27, 2014

Working together, over 100 Operation Hawkeye mission teammates made a difference for the Special Operations community at SHOT SHOW 2014 in Las Vegas. The raffle, involving three prize packages filled with weapons, gear, packs, apparel, training offerings, swag, and signed books by Brad Taylor, Scott McEwen, and Brandon Webb, fetched over $5,000! A complete list of participating enterprises is available here . Media and promotional support provided by a host of mission teammates, including, Faircount Media, FORCE12 Media, NRA Life of Duty, RECOIL, Soldier Systems Daily, Dom Raso, Craig Sawyer, and Dalton Fury. Teammates named Shannon


Proceeds of New Cobian “Hero Series” Sandals Benefit Operation Hawkeye

Posted on January 8, 2014

Leading footwear and sandal maker Cobian and former Navy SEAL and counterterrorism expert Craig “Sawman” Sawyer have teamed up on a signature “Hero Series” line of sandals as part of the company’s 2014 spring collection, with a portion of every sale benefiting Operation Hawkeye. Look for them at Bass Pro Shops, Dillards, Ron Jon, Flip Flop Shops, and other retailers carrying the Cobian brand.


OHe Honored by ABC with Summer of Service Award

Posted on September 22, 2013

ABC, in partnership with Youth Service America, singled out Operation Hawkeye for a Summer of Service Award in the form of a $1,000 grant to further the mission. The grant funds will be placed in OHe’s account with the Red Circle Foundation. Further details on the ABC Summer of Service Award program can be found at .