The Mississippi Songwriters Alliance is a proud partner of Operation Song. Operation Song is a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Nashville,Tennessee founded in 2012. The group pairs professional songwriters withveterans, active military, and their families to help them tell their storiesthrough songs. Operation Song holds weekly workshops in Middle Tennessee andsponsor events and group retreats throughout the U.S. Those served need nomusical background, only the desire to tell their story. In a typical session,the songwriter listens and encourages the participant to lay out the"puzzle pieces" of his or her experience. Together, they arrangethose pieces into verses and choruses. The result is a complete song that theycan call their own.
• Operation Song's Mission is to empower veterans andactive duty military to tell their stories through the process of songwriting.
• Operation Song's Vision is to become the premiersongwriting organization serving the active duty military and veterancommunity, to expand the programs stateside and overseas, and to train othersin our model.
• Operation Song's Goal is to establish Operation Song as a unique and viable treatment option, using creative and integrativetherapies to help individuals recover from the stress of war and improve the quality of their lives.