The Importance of Military Friendships

The Importance of Military Friendships

Military friendships are what get us through some of the hardest situations. This week Jean is talking about her experience in the military. One of the things she credits to getting through her first-year deployment is her roommate and friend that she is still friends with to this day. Listen to the full episode here. […]

The Pressure to Prove Yourself in the Marine Corps

The Pressure to Prove Yourself in the Marine Corps

When Hana joined the Marine Corps she felt the pressure to prove she was worthy of being there. But she learned that you don’t have to prove yourself. Just do your best. Check out this week’s episode of the Women of the Military podcast to hear Hana’s story. Listen to the full episode here. Hana […]

Sharing the Stories of Military Women

Sharing the Stories of Military Women

Kia is the creator and host of The Female Veterans Podcast. She served as a Naval Hospital Corpsman from 1994 to 1999 and inactive reserve from 1999 to 2001. She has an MBA in Finance and Accounting. Currently, she is working on founding Artemisia with the mission of helping homeless female veterans. Kia is dedicated […]

10 Things Deploying Taught Me

10 years ago, this month, I stepped out of a C-130 and onto the flight line at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. I want to share what deploying taught me. The three main reasons I wrote this article was to help you prepare for a deployment, deal with the emotions of deploying and to let […]

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

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 […]

Permission to Feel When Starting Over

Permission to Feel When Starting Over

Do you try and stop yourself from feeling the hurt that comes when starting over? As a military wife, “starting over” and “loneliness” are a few of my close friends. They aren’t exactly the company I like to keep, and it might sound crazy, but some of the very best relationships in my life have […]

Instant Friendship: A Gift From Military Life

Instant Friendship: A Gift From Military Life

When you join the military, you are given an unexpected treat. An instant friendship with those around you. You have people who you instantly connect with and the only common denominator is that you are serving in the military. Maybe they won’t be your best friend and you may not even end up liking each […]