Being Blind to Racism

How is it possible to be blind to racism? Being blind to anything in life is pretty easy especially if it has no adverse effects on your life. Before September 11, 2001, I didn’t know the military existed. Of course, I had learned about the military in history class, but it was all tied to […]

6 Ways Women’s Lives Change When Joining the Military

Joining the military changed the trajectory of my life. I can’t imagine my life without my military service because everything about the military has led me to where I am today. It is how I met my husband. How I was able to see the world. And the doors that have opened the past few […]

5 Ways You Are Empowered through Telling Your Story 

5 Ways You Are Empowered through Telling Your Story 

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and through my mental health journey, I have found so much power in telling my story. And as I have been able to hear so many other women’s stories through the Women of the Military podcast, I know the power of telling your story is not something that has […]

5 Ways the Military Builds a Foundation for your Future

5 Ways the Military Builds a Foundation for your Future

When Kia ended her podcast interview on the Women of the Military Podcast she said, “My mama was right [joining the military] is a great foundation to start your life.” This quote got me thinking why does the military provide a firm foundation for your life? What about military life is beneficial and would make […]

Weapons System Officer in the Air Force

Weapons System Officer in the Air Force

Vanessa is a Weapons System Officer in the Air Force Reserves. She left active duty when her daughter was born as a dual military, dual service made being stationed together a challenge. In this interview, she talked about the importance of finding your voice and how she helped and helps others find their voice today. […]

Military Women and their History

Military Women and their History

The history of military women is fascinating when you have a chance to discover it. Gen Mari Eder was given a book on the women of the Civil War and she found it fascinating and wanted to learn more and is now working to share more stories of military women. Gen Eder has so much […]

Mutt’s Sauce – Changing one Airman’s Story

Mutt’s Sauce – Changing one Airman’s Story

Mutt’s Sauce owner, Charlynda Scales, tells about her military experience and how she took a family tradition to start a company that is changing her future. She continues to serve in the Reserves, recently became a mom, and is running her growing company, Mutt’s Sauce. This episode is sponsored by Nomades and Insure the Heroes […]