From Active Duty to the National Guard

From Active Duty to the National Guard – Episode 10 Today, I interviewed Dina Farmer. Dina started her career in the Air Force serving on active duty. She left active duty through the Palace Chase program and continued her service through the Air National Guard. Dina enlisted into the Air Force is 2005. She joined […]

A Deployed Mom’s Experience

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. 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 […]

8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Veteran Archives

8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Veteran Archives

article written by Julia Nex The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) operates a service known as the Veterans’ Service Records, which allows members of the public to access military service records and historical documents for the purposes of historic and genealogical research. As the official repository for records of discharged military personnel, the NARA […]

For Our Children: The Importance of Healing from Your Past

This post was done in partnership with Stress Health, an initiative of the Center for Youth Wellness, but all opinions are my own. As a child, the environment you grow up is normal. It doesn’t matter if you grow up in a loving family or if you have to deal with a difficult childhood. The way […]

The Invisible Challenges of Deployment for Military Families

By Lizann Lightfoot Deployments are difficult for everyone. It doesn’t matter how long they are, where they are, or what branch they are with. Every deployment brings its own set of challenges. For the service member who deploys, those challenges are often tangible–physical discomfort, the danger of combat, stress, lack of sleep, and the loneliness […]

How to Successfully Transition from Military Active Duty to Entrepreneurship

How to Successfully Transition from Military Active Duty to Entrepreneurship

How to Successfully Transition from Military Active Duty to Entrepreneurship Jenny Hale, The Military Social Media Guru Some of the best and brightest business owners I have met are military veterans.  I learned this first-hand as a consultant. And I continue to see the pattern of success repeat again and again the more I meet […]