An Unexpected End to a Navy Career

An Unexpected End to a Navy Career

Sometimes moments in our lives change our trajectory. If Robyn hadn’t met a recruiter in high school, she might not have joined the Navy. If she had signed her enlistment papers before leaving for training, she would have likely served twenty years. Life would have been different. Hear Robyn’s story of an unexpected end to […]

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 […]

Military Child to Military Mom

Military Child to Military Mom

Military Child to ROTC hopeful to Military Mom – Episode 16 *This post contains affiliate links Welcome to episode 16 of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Amanda Huffman interviews Elaine Brye. Listen here. When you join the United States military, you don’t just sign up for duty; you also commit […]

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 […]

8 Reasons to Stay Home (On Base) for the Holidays

By Lizann Lightfoot, The Seasoned Spouse Every year, between Thanksgiving and Christmas, millions of Americans make the effort to drive or fly “back home” to spend the holidays with loved ones. Military families would love to have that opportunity, but it isn’t always realistic when they live far from family. When I first married my […]