The Honor Foundation is hosting its 4th annual Swim for Special Operation Forces in San Diego, where elite athletes will swim from Coronado to the USS Midway Museum to raise awareness for assisting veterans in transitioning from military to civilian life. Over 100 participants, including Navy Seals, Green Berets, and others, will take part in various challenges. The foundation has been instrumental in supporting over 2,300 veterans through its 13-week program, preparing them for civilian roles.
- Elite athletes are participating in a series of challenges, including a 3.3-mile swim, to raise awareness for veterans transitioning from military to civilian roles.
- The event, organized by The Honor Foundation, will feature over 100 participants, including prominent military figures like Navy Seals and Green Berets.
- The Honor Foundation has already assisted 2,300 veterans through a free 13-week program that provides training in civilian leadership, small business ownership, and executive coaching.
- Bob Newman, a U.S. Navy Seal veteran and the nonprofit’s virtual programs director, emphasized the difficulty veterans face in finding their identity post-military service and the foundation’s role in aiding this transition.
- The event will start at Coronado Beach at 7 a.m. and conclude at the USS Midway Museum.