Flawed but still worthy

Flawed but still worthy

Sometimes the challenges we face in the military cause us to feel as we have lost our value. But it isn’t true, hard experiences are difficult, but we are still worthy. In this week’s interview with Allie Brazas-Hayes we talk about her time in the Navy and the challenges she faced. You can also read […]

Five pieces of advice for women considering combat arms

Advice for Women considering Combat Arms by Josh Steffens from Hollywood Powder Combat arms, my definition is relative to the US Department of Defense, “Is a collection of service members that participate in direct tactical ground combat”. Examples of units in tactical ground combat include infantry, combat engineers, cavalry, and artillery just to name a […]

The Stories of Military Women and Women Veteran Authors

The Stories of Military Women and Women Veteran Authors

You might think that becoming an author just takes writing a book. But as I interviewed these women veteran authors for this week’s episode of the podcast I realized that it takes a lot more than having an idea and writing to have a successful book. The one theme that came out of this episode […]

New Military Female Hair Regulation

The AF is changing the female hair regulation on February 10, 2021. The Army also announced a number of new hair regulations and other changes affecting women in AR 607-1 which will be published on February 25, 2021. And while this is an exciting change for those in the service many do not realize the […]

Being in the Military Band

Being in the Military Band

Did you know you can serve in the military as a band member? But it isn’t as easy as going to your local recruiter and signing up to serve in the military band. In today’s episode with Charlan Rieve, she talks about the process (outside of COVID) for joining the military band. Listen to the […]

Amplify Women Veterans

Amplify Women Veterans

Amplify Women Veterans by Cynthia Cline, A Faithful Step Week after week I scroll across posts on social media of military women venting about being misidentified as a military spouse rather than a service member or veteran. This may seem like an innocent mistake, but when it happens to a woman while she’s wearing the […]

The First Woman on the Moon?

The First Woman on the Moon?

What does it take to become an astronaut at NASA? This week on the women of the Military podcast we are diving deep into the story of Jasmin Moghbeli and her road to becoming an astronaut at NASA. In this interview, We cover why she decided to join the military. Next, her experience as a […]

7 Benefits of Military Life

There are a number of benefits of military life. If you are considering joining the military you should know the benefits and the disadvantages of military life. I working to help young women answer their questions about military life with my YouTube channel Girl’s Guide to the Military. If you are considering joining the military […]

Becoming a Rear Admiral in the Coast Guard

Becoming a Rear Admiral in the Coast Guard

What does it take to become a Rear Admiral in the Coast Guard? Check out Rear Admiral Melissa Bert’s story this week on the Women of the Military Podcast. Melissa decided to join the Coast Guard because her dad had served in the Coast Guard and suggested she look into it. She attended the Coast […]

Eeek! I’m a civilian! …Now what?

Eeek! I’m a civilian! …Now what?

Separation day was so exciting. I remember taking a video of myself smiling and shrieking, “I’m a civilian!” as I was leaving the base for the last time. I’m naturally a planner so I didn’t think much about the transition out of the military. I assumed transitioning would be a breeze because I had a […]