Our MissionThe Lone Survivor Foundation restores, empowers, and renews hope for our wounded warriors and their families through health, wellness, and therapeutic support.
Overseas deployments and combat action can take a serious toll on everyone involved - from the men and women on the front lines to the friends and families who wait patiently for their loved ones to return home. America’s Armed Forces are asked to perform at exceptionally high standards in the most demanding circumstances and that service demands incredible sacrifice, dedication, and in some cases debilitating personal transformation. Transitioning to post-military life, whether wounded in combat or simply adjusting to the civilian sector, will often cause difficulty for the service member and his or her family. The unfortunate reality for many service members and their families is that life changes after the loved one returns home and the effects of their experiences begin to manifest in negative ways. In short, the normalcy of life prior to their service may have been lost forever.
Therefore, the Lone Survivor Foundation is here to help America's Wounded Warriors and their families adjust to the effects of their experiences and help them transition into what may be looked at as their 'new normal' – providing an understanding and acceptance of who they are as a person, a family, and a community.
Support through Ranch Retreats and Therapeutic ActivitiesThe vision of the Lone Survivor Foundation is to provide exceptional therapeutic, outdoor, and unique opportunities that optimize recovery and healing of affected American wounded service members and their families. We will accomplish this by:
- Building a nationally recognized therapeutic ranch facility that supports wounded warriors and their
families affected by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and serious combat injury.
- Emphasize the use of natural settings and outdoor activities to heal and empower wounded
warriors and their families through targeted recreational and sports therapy opportunities.
- Reduce the wounded service members need for narcotic pain management.
- Stabilize and enhance family structures and relationships through education, counseling, support,
and inspiration using short-term retreats and medium-term in-house care and advocacy programs.
- Identify, connect with, and establish therapeutic support for wounded warrior families that have,
for whatever reason, stalled in their healing process with primary government care systems.
- Collaborate with recognized government and non-profit agencies to provide wounded warrior
families the proper resources for their needs.
Inspire and motivate Americans to recognize and offer support, mentorship, and care for our wounded warrior families