Advice from the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force

The Honorable Deborah Lee James has served in senior homeland and national security management, policy, and program positions in the US Government and private sector for more than 35 years. She has led and transformed large-scale enterprises, including a $2 billion private sector entity and a $140 billion government agency, the U.S. Air Force. Today […]

Being a Single Mother in the Army

My guest today is Teressa Boone. Teressa served 15 years in the U.S. Army. She was medically retired after being diagnosed with combat post-traumatic stress disorder. As a way to begin her healing process, she created Amitza Media Independent – Am I, LLC, an accessible and online establishment to expose the personal matters of U.S. […]

Serving in Iraq (the Kickoff, the Surge, the Drawdown)

Serving in Iraq (the Kickoff, the Surge, the Drawdown)

Welcome to Women of the Military, this week’s guest is LTC Olivia Nunn. She grew up as a military brat. He dad was in the Army and she wanted to do what he did. She knew at the age of four she wanted to join the Army. Olivia received her commission as a 2nd Lieutenant […]

When You Don’t End Up in the Career Field You Planned On

When You Don’t End Up in the Career Field You Planned On – Episode 31 Vanessa served as an Aircraft Maintenance officer, both in the back shop and the flight line. She deployed to Afghanistan in the summer of 2013 after being married for a month. Her husband was not in the military. She still […]

Life is What You Make It

Welcome to today’s episode of Women of the Military today’s guest is Kelly Rodriguez. K Kelly is a Retired Army veteran who served for 21 years. She is an Army spouse, Army Mom, grandmother and special assistant for Global World On Terrorism (GWOT) Memorial Foundation. She joined the military straight out of high school. She […]

Before Women Could Be Fighter Pilots

Before Women Could Be Fighter Pilots

Let me tell you a story about Grace Tiscareno-Sato. Grace served in Air Force in the 1990s before women could fly in fighter jets. Even though she graduated as the third person in her class and F-15s were available her sex made it so she couldn’t pick the plane she wanted to fly. Grace served […]

Leading from the Front

Leading from the Front – Episode 28, Ashley Gorbulja-Maldonado. Ashley is a 25-year-old Army veteran and owner of GuideOn Education Consulting LLC. She is also a legionnaire, and a National Guard reservist, and competing to be Ms. Veteran America in order to give back to more veterans. She discusses her experiences in the military. Ashley originally […]

Women’s Health Practitioner in the Military

Women’s Health Practitioner in the Military – Episode 25 Welcome to Episode 25 of the Women of the Military Podcast. This week’s guest is Elis Salamone. Elis was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico and raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She is the oldest of 3 girls that was raised by a single mother. At 18, she […]

Military Child Writes a Novel About West Point – Beyond the Point

Military Child Writes a Novel About West Point – Beyond the Point *This post contains affiliate links Welcome to this week’s episode of Women of the Military Podcast. My guest this week is not a female veteran but is the author of Beyond the Point that is a novel focusing on 3 female cadets and […]

Overcoming PTSD and what is next

Overcoming PTSD and what is next – Episode 11 Welcome to episode 11 of the Women of the Military Podcast. Today’s guest is Annette Whittenberger. Annette is a military spouse, mother to two teenagers (one being in college) and veteran who served in the Army for over seventeen years as a Chemical officer including a deployment […]