A Deployed Mom’s Experience

Episode 2: A Deployed Mom’s Experience

Welcome to episode three of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Amanda Huffman interviews Air Force Captain, Cynthia Cline.

What is it like to deploy to Turkey? What is like to be a deployed mom? What is like to be an Air Force personnelist? Hear the challenges and the things this Air Force Captain experienced. #womenofthemilitary #military #femaleveteran #militarystories

In this interview, we talk about Cynthia’s journey to military life. She joined the military through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program. A program she joined just to learn a little more about the military. One of the biggest struggles she had during ROTC was meeting height and weight standards and physical fitness. Listen to how she worked hard to overcome her struggles to become an officer in the Air Force.

She also discusses her recent deployment to Turkey. She talks about what it was like to deploy to Turkey. What it was like to be a mom deployed and what challenges she faced while serving overseas. We also discuss the challenges her husband who is also serving on active duty faced. He was both an officer and dad to their daughter through the deployment. It is interesting how being married to someone in the military (mil to mil) causes a give and take relationship. This is different than what many military spouses experience as they are expected to pick up the slack because they are not in the military.

Cynthia recently launched A Faithful Step. A Faithful Step’s mission is to encourage and equip women to embrace their femininity and understand they are worthy and created with a purpose, inspiring them to live courageously, one step at a time, in every aspect of their life, for God’s Glory.

Check out the full podcast episode here.

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