Welcome to episode two of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Amanda Huffman will tell you about her military experience as a Civil Engineer, her challenges, and more.
Amanda served in the military for six years as an Air Force Civil Engineer. Her first assignment was to Holloman AFB in Alamogordo, NM. There she was assigned to the 49th Civil Engineer Squadron. She worked in both the Environmental Flight and the Engineering Flight. Then she deployed to Afghanistan in 2010 as part of a Provincial Reconstruction Team. Finally, she ended her career at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio working at Air Force Material Command doing Energy Management.
Mil to Mil Life
Amanda was married to her husband the whole time she served on active duty. They met in college while they were both working to gain their commission into the Air Force. They have been married for 12 years. Amanda left the military when their first son was born after experiencing deployment and dealing with the various challenges mil to mil life brings.
Amanda military experience changed her life and she was able to learn so much about herself through the different military experiences. Now she works as a blogger and podcaster to share the stories of other women who have served or currently serve in the Air Force.
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