5 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays Separated from Family

For military families, the holidays separated from family is not a new experience. Before kids we would try to head home for either Christmas or Thanksgiving, but as life changed and our family grew we decided to spend the holidays away from family and at our current home. The stress of going home and trying […]

Military Women through US History

Military Women through US History

What was the role of military women throughout US history? Women were formally allowed to serve in the military without a clause in 1948. It was a big step for women but there were still a number of stipulations as part of the Women’s Armed Service Integration Act. The Act also established a 2% cap […]

Staying informed with MOAA

Staying informed with MOAA

This episode is sponsored by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Staying informed with MOAA through their informational newsletter and magazine is so important for veterans, service members, and their families. Since 1929, MOAA’s mission has been to protect your earned military benefits. But what does being a member mean for you? This week […]

MOAA is more than Advocacy

MOAA is more than Advocacy

This Episode in Partnership with the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).  Since 1929, MOAA’s mission has been to protect your earned military benefits. Through tireless advocacy, they have forged a legacy of success benefiting the entire military community. Become a member today, click here. Listen to the full episode here. Today’s guest, Rachel Johnson […]

Brave Women with Inspiring Stories

Brave Women with Inspiring Stories

Brave Women Strong Faith is a collection of stories sharing the in and outs of military life from the often unheard military spouse perspective. There is a lot of negativity directed toward the military spouse community. A community often misunderstood and stereotyped by the extreme case instead of the role of a typical military spouse. […]

Vanessa Guillen Affects All Women Veterans

A woman is reported missing by her family after telling her parents that she is considering filing a sexual harassment claim. It was at that moment I was almost certain Vanessa Guillen had been murdered. And my second thought was I hope that they can at least find her body so that her family could […]

Rock Vs Water: A Toxic Military Environment

Rock Vs Water: A Toxic Military Environment

Rock Versus Water:  An Examination of the Toxic Military Environment by Sabrina Ciaciura For any of those who have been associated with the United States military, it is likely you have the awareness of the many problems with which our military members suffer.  High rates of suicide, military sexual trauma, PTSD, alcohol and substance abuse, […]