15 Proud Female Veteran Apparel Ideas

Recently, an enlisted National Guard soldier has graduated successfully to become the first woman Green Beret ever. This is a testament that Female veterans are just as badass as their male counterparts. Times have changed, and you, the lady warrior, needs to improve your attire as well. It’s now possible to be bolder, more patriotic, […]

7 Challenges Women in the Military Face

7 Challenges Women in the Military Face

Women in the military is a great thing. Women serving can help change your future in so many ways, but it does come with its challenges. Here are eight ways that being a woman in the military can be challenging to help you prepare and to help protect yourself from facing some of these issues. […]

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 […]