Who We Are


Operation Stand Down Midsouth Inc. (OSDM) is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that is located in Memphis, TN. OSDM eas founded in 2009 by William Jones, who is a decorated Desert Storm Veteran and a retired non-commissioned Officer.

The goal of OSDM is to provide care and assistance to our Veterans. We want to provide for our Veterans that have faced perilous danger while defending our freedom and preserving the American way of life. To accomplish this, OSDM partners with several local and national organizations including the United States Department of Veteran Affairs. ODSM also works alongside with the Veterans of Foreign War, the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans as well as other community and social service organizations.

OSDM is a non-partisan organization, that advocates for Veterans by meeting with local and state representatives. 

OSDM’s objectives are to provide resource information to improve and enhance the quality of life for our Veterans, This includes but not limited to health seminars, housing fairs, drug counseling, job skills training, educational services, legal aid, and reconnecting our displaced  Veterans with their families and their communities as well..